News Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWS)

About News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)

News Corporation 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 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NWS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.8 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 581,935,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.60
  • 52 Week Range: $11.25 - $15.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.32
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $8.14 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.96
  • Book Value: $18.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.72
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBIDTA: $738 million
  • Net Margins: -9.07%
  • Return on Equity: 1.83%
  • Return on Assets: 1.40%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.56%
  • Average Volume: 413,997 shs.
  • Beta: 1.89
  • Short Ratio: 6.15

Frequently Asked Questions for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)

What is News Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

News Corporation declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th. View News Corporation's Dividend History.

How were News Corporation's earnings last quarter?

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 10th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. The company earned $2.08 billion during the quarter. News Corporation had a positive return on equity of 1.83% and a negative net margin of 9.07%. View News Corporation's Earnings History.

When will News Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

News Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for News Corporation.

Who are some of News Corporation's key competitors?

Who owns News Corporation stock?

News Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include SOF Ltd (1.68%), Sterling Capital Management LLC (0.89%), State Street Corp (0.69%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.27%) and Independent Franchise Partners LLP (0.21%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for News Corporation.

Who sold News Corporation stock? Who is selling News Corporation stock?

News Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vanguard Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Sterling Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Pzena Investment Management LLC and Nationwide Fund Advisors. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corporation.

Who bought News Corporation stock? Who is buying News Corporation stock?

News Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Independent Franchise Partners LLP, First Quadrant L P CA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, SG Americas Securities LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC and Laurion Capital Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corporation.

How do I buy News Corporation stock?

Shares of News Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is News Corporation's stock price today?

One share of News Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.40.

MarketBeat Community Rating for News Corporation (NASDAQ NWS)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  151 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  291
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2015Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Earnings by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Earnings History by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ NWS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/10/20176/30/2017$0.06$0.11$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q3$0.04$0.07$1.98 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
11/5/2015Q116$0.05$0.05$2.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView 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$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q3 2014$0.02$0.11$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q4$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.39 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.61 EPS


Current Dividend Information for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Next Dividend:10/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.49%
Payout Ratio:-15.63% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.39% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
12.42% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)

Dividend History by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ NWS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 39.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 9.38%
Insider Trades by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/3/2016Bedi Ajay SinghCFOSell29,857$14.39$429,642.23View 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)


Headline Trends for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
Latest Headlines for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)
DateHeadline® and Veterans United Home Loans Launch Home Giveaway Sweepstakes for Military Service Members and Veterans - September 22 at 12:09 PM logoRetirement news of the week - September 17 at 6:17 AM logoNews Corporation (NWS) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub - September 16 at 5:56 PM logoNews Corporation (NWS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 12, - September 12 at 7:30 AM logoState Street votes against Murdochs for Fox, News Corp. boards - September 12 at 7:30 AM logoBizEquity Partners with Wall Street Journal Pro to Deliver New Business Valuation Tool - September 6 at 7:04 AM logo[$$] CBS to buy Australia's Ten Network in overseas push - August 28 at 1:16 AM logoNews Corp (NWS) Downgraded to Hold at BidaskClub - August 20 at 6:22 PM logoMurdoch's son rebuking Trump may signal shift at News Corporation - August 19 at 11:40 AM logoFoxtel, FOX SPORTS Australia To Combine Into New Premium Sports and Entertainment Company - August 17 at 4:57 PM logoMcDonald's USA To Celebrate Literacy Month with Popular Children's Books in Happy Meals - August 17 at 4:57 PM logoNews Corp, Telstra to Merge FoxSports Into Foxtel - August 17 at 4:57 PM logo[$$] Foxtel, Fox Sports Australia to Merge - August 17 at 4:57 PM logoNews Corp. :NWS-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 17 at 6:25 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about News Corp. - August 15 at 5:15 AM logoNews Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub - August 13 at 12:44 AM logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWS-US : August 11, 2017 - August 12 at 6:27 AM logoNews Corporation to Issue Semiannual Dividend of $0.10 (NWS) - August 11 at 5:50 PM logoNews Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS - August 11 at 1:30 PM logoNews Corp (NWSA) Q4 Earnings: Is a Disappointment Likely? - August 9 at 5:42 AM logoRemodelista and Gardenista Announce Winners of 2017 Considered Design Awards - August 9 at 5:42 AM® Hosts Annual Results Summit with Focus on Agent Productivity - August 9 at 5:42 AM logoNews Corporation (NWS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday - August 3 at 7:22 AM® Appoints Danielle Hale as Chief Economist - July 26 at 5:54 AM® Teams Up with the Wives of Top Major League Baseball Players Ahead of Trading Deadline to Highlight Tips for Moving - July 26 at 5:54 AM logoNews Corporation (NWS) Raised to "Buy" at BidaskClub - July 19 at 8:00 PM logoRosenblatt starts News Corp. at Buy on real-estate strength - July 15 at 7:02 AM logoNews Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NWS) : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 6:12 AM logoThe big lesson from Photobucket’s ‘ransom images’ debacle - July 9 at 7:39 PM logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWS-US : July 7, 2017 - July 8 at 1:11 PM logo[$$] How Fox's bid for Sky came under scrutiny - July 2 at 7:20 PM logoBidaskClub Upgrades News Corporation (NWS) to "Buy" - June 30 at 9:08 PM logoNews Corporation (NWS) - June 13 at 7:03 PM® Launches Fantasy Real Estate Game, Property Tycoon - June 8 at 9:39 AM® Launches First-Ever Company Blog, "Home Made" - June 7 at 6:46 PM and United® Real Estate Align for Broker and Agent Success - June 6 at 7:41 PM logoETFs with exposure to News Corp. : May 31, 2017 - May 31 at 7:17 PM logoBuying shares in Ten Network Holdings Limited? You may as well set fire to your cash - May 29 at 3:37 PM logo[$$] Rush for self-driving tech risks dotcom detour - May 27 at 12:58 AM logoWill Amazon's Bookstores Thrive in New York City? - May 24 at 7:06 PM logoNews Corp. :NWS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 10:06 AM logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWS-US : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 7:42 PM logoFoxtel reports $23m Q3 loss following sale of Presto - May 12 at 12:27 AM logoNews Corp Beats Revenue Estimates - May 11 at 12:20 AM logoNews Corp (NWS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS - May 10 at 4:38 PM logoNews Corp (NWSA) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates - May 10 at 11:57 AM logoNews Corp (NWS) Short Interest Up 9.7% in April - May 10 at 7:18 AM logoNews Corp. Q3 Earnings Beat Street - May 9 at 6:34 PM logoNews Corp earnings: 7 cents a share, vs expected EPS of 5 cents - May 9 at 4:58 PM logoNews Corp Names Marc Frons Chief Technology Officer - May 8 at 12:15 PM



News Corporation (NWS) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

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