NASDAQ:NWS - News Stock Price, Price Target & More

$16.15 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 04/26/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.15
Today's Range$15.97 - $16.25
52-Week Range$12.65 - $17.70
Volume215,291 shs
Average Volume312,026 shs
Market Capitalization$9.41 billion
P/E Ratio32.96
Dividend Yield1.24%
Beta1.83

About News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News logoNews Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company's business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and realestate.com.au. The Company is a developing provider of digital education content, assessment and delivery services. The Company's business component includes News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, Amplify and Foxtel. In July 2014, it completed the acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:NWS
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-416-3400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02%
Current Ratio1.64%
Quick Ratio1.64%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio32.96
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.14 billion
Price / Sales1.16
Cash Flow$1.1286 per share
Price / Cash14.31
Book Value$19.03 per share
Price / Book0.85

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-738,000,000.00
Net Margins-5.41%
Return on Equity2.52%
Return on Assets1.94%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Outstanding Shares582,740,000

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News (NASDAQ:NWS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is News' stock symbol?

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

How often does News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News?

News announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 13th. View News' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter. The firm earned $2.18 billion during the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 2.52% and a negative net margin of 5.41%. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for News.

Who are some of News' key competitors?

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Keith Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 86)
  • Lachlan Keith Murdoch, Non-Executive Co-Chairman of the Board (Age 46)
  • Robert J. Thomson, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 56)
  • Susan Lee Panuccio, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • David B. Pitofsky, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 52)
  • Peter Leslie Barnes, Non-Executive Lead Independent Director (Age 74)
  • Joel I. Klein, Non-Executive Director (Age 70)
  • James Rupert Murdoch, Non-Executive Director (Age 44)
  • Kelly Ayotte, Independent Director (Age 49)
  • Jose Maria Aznar, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 64)

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about NWS stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. News earned a news sentiment score of 0.46 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.01 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.15.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $9.41 billion and generates $8.14 billion in revenue each year. News employs 26,000 workers across the globe.

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].


MarketBeat Community Rating for News (NWS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  209 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  193 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  402
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NWS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NWS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
1 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for News in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ NWS) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2018N/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2018Q2 2018$0.24$2.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2017Q1 2018$0.07$2.0580 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/20176/30/2017$0.06$0.11$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q3$0.04$0.07$1.9780 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.18$0.19$2.16 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316($0.01)($0.01)$1.96 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q4 2016$0.12$0.10$2.2260 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q3 2016$0.04$1.8910 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q2 2016$0.20$0.20$2.1610 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.05$0.05$2.0140 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q3 2015$0.05$0.05$2.0620 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q2 2015$0.23$0.26$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q115$0.03$0.09$2.09 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q4 2014$0.01$0.01$2.1860 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q3 2014$0.02$0.11$2.0780 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q4$0.31$2.2380 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q1 2014$0.03$2.0720 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Dividend Information

News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.24%. NWS's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Wednesday, April 18.
Most Recent Dividend:4/18/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.24%
Payout Ratio:N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/9/2018semiannual$0.101.25%3/13/20183/14/20184/18/2018
8/11/2017semiannual$0.101.45%9/12/20179/13/201710/18/2017
2/10/2017semiannual$0.101.47%3/13/20173/15/20174/19/2017
8/9/2016$0.109/12/20169/14/201610/19/2016
2/11/2016semiannual$0.101.84%3/7/20163/9/20164/13/2016
8/13/2015special$0.109/14/20159/16/201510/21/2015
2/7/2013semiannual$0.08500.61%3/11/20133/13/20134/17/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.08503/13/20134/17/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

News (NASDAQ NWS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 39.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 10.20%
Insider Trading History for News (NASDAQ:NWS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ NWS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/4/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell2,468$16.66$41,116.8810,000View SEC Filing  
11/28/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$16.10$80,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell7,387$15.62$115,384.9417,468View SEC Filing  
11/10/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$15.25$76,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$14.50$72,500.0029,855View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Bedi Ajay SinghCFOSell29,857$14.39$429,642.2333,667View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Kevin HalpinCFOSell28,289$17.30$489,399.70View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014James R MurdochDirectorSell613,425$15.64$9,593,967.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Natalie BancroftDirectorBuy1,500$16.86$25,290.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013James R MurdochCEOSell752,000$33.32$25,056,640.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

News (NASDAQ NWS) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Realtor.com® Launches "The Home of Home Search" CampaignRealtor.com® Launches "The Home of Home Search" Campaign
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:52 AM
NWS confirms EF-1 tornado causes damage in GallianoNWS confirms EF-1 tornado causes damage in Galliano
www.msn.com - April 23 at 9:24 AM
News (NWS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold"News (NWS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 9:52 AM
Dow Jones Media Group Partners With Brave Software To Offer Premium Content To Users and Test Blockchain-Based Payment TechnologyDow Jones Media Group Partners With Brave Software To Offer Premium Content To Users and Test Blockchain-Based Payment Technology
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 4:30 PM
NAR, realtor.com® Report Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds in Markets Across U.S.NAR, realtor.com® Report Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds in Markets Across U.S.
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 4:30 PM
IBM’s Stock Rout Could Be Great NewsIBM’s Stock Rout Could Be Great News
investorplace.com - April 18 at 10:20 AM
How News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) Can Impact Your Portfolio VolatilityHow News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) Can Impact Your Portfolio Volatility
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 4:39 PM
News (NWS) Raised to Buy at CitigroupNews (NWS) Raised to Buy at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:54 PM
News (NWS) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClubNews (NWS) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 4:23 PM
US Oil Fund ETF: Real News Alert! USO Is Breaking Out!US Oil Fund ETF: Real News Alert! USO Is Breaking Out!
investorplace.com - April 13 at 9:24 AM
Marijuana News: John Boehner Flips Stance on Pot LawsMarijuana News: John Boehner Flips Stance on Pot Laws
investorplace.com - April 11 at 4:57 PM
Comparing Gannett (GCI) & News (NWS)Comparing Gannett (GCI) & News (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:25 PM
Don’t Let More Bad News Scare You Out Of Facebook, Inc. StockDon’t Let More Bad News Scare You Out Of Facebook, Inc. Stock
investorplace.com - April 9 at 9:09 PM
NWS: Less than half an inch of snow possible FridayNWS: Less than half an inch of snow possible Friday
www.msn.com - April 7 at 5:19 PM
IoT News: Microsoft to Spend $5 Billion on the Internet of ThingsIoT News: Microsoft to Spend $5 Billion on the Internet of Things
investorplace.com - April 4 at 3:33 PM
Intel Corporation (INTC) Stock Takes Big Hit on Apple Chip NewsIntel Corporation (INTC) Stock Takes Big Hit on Apple Chip News
investorplace.com - April 2 at 4:57 PM
Rising Rents Push Millennials to Become HomeownersRising Rents Push Millennials to Become Homeowners
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 9:50 AM
Celebrity Tax Fraud News: DMX Gets 1-Year Jail SentenceCelebrity Tax Fraud News: DMX Gets 1-Year Jail Sentence
investorplace.com - March 29 at 4:12 PM
Hold Off on Conagra Brands Inc Stock, Despite the Good NewsHold Off on Conagra Brands Inc Stock, Despite the Good News
investorplace.com - March 28 at 11:27 AM
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) to Invest $300 Million to Fight Fake News MenaceAlphabet Inc (GOOGL) to Invest $300 Million to Fight Fake News Menace
investorplace.com - March 26 at 4:51 PM
Head to Head Contrast: News (NWS) and Its RivalsHead to Head Contrast: News (NWS) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 5:18 PM
BRIEF-Hindustan Construction Company Says News Item On Lavasa Corp Heading For Bankruptcy Is MisleadingBRIEF-Hindustan Construction Company Says News Item On Lavasa Corp Heading For Bankruptcy Is Misleading
www.reuters.com - March 22 at 9:57 AM
Homebuyers Pull Out All the Stops for Hotly Competitive Spring MarketHomebuyers Pull Out All the Stops for Hotly Competitive Spring Market
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 9:57 AM
Australian Court Rejects A News Corp Defense Against Geoffrey Rush LawsuitAustralian Court Rejects A News Corp Defense Against Geoffrey Rush Lawsuit
www.msn.com - March 20 at 9:55 AM
Australian court rejects part of News Corp defense against Geoffrey Rush defamation suitAustralian court rejects part of News Corp defense against Geoffrey Rush defamation suit
www.reuters.com - March 20 at 9:55 AM
New Flaws Aren’t the Worst News for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. StockNew Flaws Aren’t the Worst News for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Stock
investorplace.com - March 19 at 5:57 AM
NBC News Plans Online Streaming ServiceNBC News Plans Online Streaming Service
www.msn.com - March 16 at 5:09 PM
Should You Be Concerned With News Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NWS) -25.98% Earnings Drop?Should You Be Concerned With News Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NWS) -25.98% Earnings Drop?
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 5:09 PM
Buying a Home Will be More Expensive this SpringBuying a Home Will be More Expensive this Spring
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 6:06 PM
Why Is News (NWSA) Up 1.5% Since Its Last Earnings Report?Why Is News (NWSA) Up 1.5% Since Its Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 10:32 AM
MLB News: Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream Baseball GamesMLB News: Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream Baseball Games
investorplace.com - March 9 at 1:57 PM
Marijuana Stocks News: Canopy Growth Corp Pops on NASDAQ PlansMarijuana Stocks News: Canopy Growth Corp Pops on NASDAQ Plans
investorplace.com - March 6 at 2:08 PM
Independent Franchise Partners LLP Has $25.42 Million Position in News Corp (NWS)Independent Franchise Partners LLP Has $25.42 Million Position in News Corp (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:04 AM
Assessing Disney’s Strategy to Return Value to Its ShareholdersAssessing Disney’s Strategy to Return Value to Its Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - March 5 at 4:48 PM
News Corp and Telstra Sign Definitive Agreements to Combine Foxtel and FOX SPORTS AustraliaNews Corp and Telstra Sign Definitive Agreements to Combine Foxtel and FOX SPORTS Australia
finance.yahoo.com - March 5 at 4:48 PM
Telstra, News Corp to merge Fox Sports and FoxtelTelstra, News Corp to merge Fox Sports and Foxtel
finance.yahoo.com - March 5 at 4:48 PM
News Corp (NWS) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.News Corp (NWS) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 5:59 AM
HarperCollins Publishers Buys AMACOM BooksHarperCollins Publishers Buys AMACOM Books
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 4:51 PM
What Does News Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NWS) Share Price Indicate?What Does News Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NWS) Share Price Indicate?
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:37 PM
Comcast bond spreads widen on news of $30.9 billion offer for SkyComcast bond spreads widen on news of $30.9 billion offer for Sky
www.marketwatch.com - March 1 at 9:24 AM
Home Shoppers Move Beyond the SuburbsHome Shoppers Move Beyond the Suburbs
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:24 AM
Realtor.com® Appoints Michelle Meyers VP, Customer SuccessRealtor.com® Appoints Michelle Meyers VP, Customer Success
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:24 AM
FDx Advisors Inc. Has $1.08 Million Holdings in News Corp (NWS)FDx Advisors Inc. Has $1.08 Million Holdings in News Corp (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 10:37 AM
State of Wisconsin Investment Board Buys 502,532 Shares of News Corp (NWS)State of Wisconsin Investment Board Buys 502,532 Shares of News Corp (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 4:16 PM
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board Acquires New Position in News Corp (NWS)Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board Acquires New Position in News Corp (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 12:58 PM
News Corp (NWS) Stake Increased by K2 Principal Fund L.P.News Corp (NWS) Stake Increased by K2 Principal Fund L.P.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 7:42 AM
News Corp to Participate in Deutsche Bank 26th Annual Media, Telecom & Business Services ConferenceNews Corp to Participate in Deutsche Bank 26th Annual Media, Telecom & Business Services Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 26 at 4:47 PM
Can Comcast Keep Returning Value to Its Shareholders?Can Comcast Keep Returning Value to Its Shareholders?
finance.yahoo.com - February 26 at 4:47 PM
Is Salt Lake City the Next Denver?Is Salt Lake City the 'Next Denver'?
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 9:37 AM
Harper To Publish Stand-Alone YA Novel "A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA" By Bestselling Author Tahereh MafiHarper To Publish Stand-Alone YA Novel "A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA" By Bestselling Author Tahereh Mafi
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 4:40 PM

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