News Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.28 (+1.15 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 03:57 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.54
50-Day Range
MA: $24.05
52-Week Range
Now: $24.54
Volume22,102 shs
Average Volume767,523 shs
Market Capitalization$14.50 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.81%
News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates in six segments: Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, Dow Jones, Book Publishing, News Media, and Other. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, and MarketWatch through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, live journalism, videos, and podcasts. It also owns and operates daily, Sunday, weekly, and bi-weekly newspapers comprising The Australian, The Weekend Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Herald Sun, Sunday Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Sunday Mail, The Advertiser, Sunday Mail, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, The Times, The Sunday Times, and New York Post, as well as digital mastheads and other websites. In addition, the company publishes general fiction, nonfiction, children's, and religious books; provides video sports, entertainment, and news services to pay-TV subscribers and other commercial licensees primarily through cable, satellite, and Internet distribution; and broadcasts rights to live sporting events. Further, it offers property and property-related services on its Websites and mobile applications; online real estate services; and professional software and service products, which comprise Top Producer and ListHub. News Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS
Year Founded1979



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.01 billion
Cash Flow$1.79 per share
Book Value$14.25 per share


Net Income$-1,269,000,000.00


Market Cap$14.50 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


News Corp.: A Deeply Discounted Sum-Of-Parts Play
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Overall MarketRank

0.77 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

330th out of 572 stocks

Newspapers Industry

8th out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.28 (+1.15 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 03:57 PM ET)
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News (NASDAQ:NWS) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting News?

News saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 1,080,000 shares, a decrease of 29.4% from the February 11th total of 1,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 810,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Co. (NASDAQ:NWS) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 4th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.24. The business earned $2.41 billion during the quarter. News had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.70% and a negative net margin of 11.47%.
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How has News' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

News' stock was trading at $10.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NWS shares have increased by 136.2% and is now trading at $24.45.
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How often does News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News?

News declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, February 4th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 16th.
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Is News a good dividend stock?

News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.81%.
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Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 90, Pay $1M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert J. Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $4.67M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49, Pay $2.8M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David B. Pitofsky, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.97M)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Halpin, Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. David L. Kline, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 63) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael Florin, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jim Kennedy, Chief Communications Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Dana Ritzcovan, Chief HR Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Antoinette Cook Bush, Global Head of Gov. Affairs & Exec. VP (Age 64) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Robert Thomson's approval rating as News' CEO?

19 employees have rated News CEO Robert Thomson on Robert Thomson has an approval rating of 73% among News' employees.

Who are some of News' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of News own?

What is News' stock symbol?

News trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NWS."

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.11%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own News stock include David B Pitofsky, Keith Rupert Murdoch, Kevin Halpin and Robert J Thomson.
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Which institutional investors are selling News stock?

NWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolis Capital Ltd, and Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold News company stock in the last year include David B Pitofsky, and Robert J Thomson.
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Which institutional investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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How do I buy shares of News?

Shares of NWS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.45.

How much money does News make?

News has a market capitalization of $14.44 billion and generates $9.01 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does News have?

News employs 23,500 workers across the globe.

When was News founded?

News was founded in 1979.

What is News' official website?

The official website for News is

Where are News' headquarters?

News is headquartered at 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY, 10036.

How can I contact News?

News' mailing address is 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The company can be reached via phone at 212-416-3400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by Staff
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