News Corp Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWS)

About News Corp

News Corp 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
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NWS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.40
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.82
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.13
  • 52-Week Range: $10.90 - $15.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.32
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $7.79B
  • Outstanding Shares: 581,491,000
  • Beta: 1.89
  • Net Margins: -4.43%
  • Return on Equity: 1.63%
  • Return on Assets: 1.25%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.46%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/27/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
2/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
11/9/2015Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/9/2017Q416$0.20$0.19$2.16 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.05$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2015$0.23$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q115$0.03$0.09$2.09 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014$0.01$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014$0.02$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q4$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


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


Current Dividend Information for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.49%
Payout Ratio:-31.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.39% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
12.42% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 39.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 9.62%
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)


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News IconNews Corp reports 16pc earnings bump, 2pc revenue slide (NASDAQ:NWS) - February 10 at 1:01 AM logoNews Corp Chief Executive Says Digital Distributors Have “Eroded The Integrity Of Content” And Notes “Muddled Metrics” In Ad Market (NASDAQ:NWS) - February 10 at 1:01 AM logoNews Corp slips to Q2 loss on writedowns (NASDAQ:NWS) - February 10 at 1:01 AM
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News IconSenate vote on State pick to trigger debate on Trump (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 30 at 7:39 PM
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News IconTwo Newport News public housing complexes get step closer to renovation (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 25 at 6:03 AM
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News IconStorms in southern USA kill at least 18 (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 23 at 7:17 PM logoHighway 50 Gold : Heavy rains return to Sacramento as portions of Interstate 80 shut down due to harsh conditions (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 23 at 9:45 AM
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News IconBoulder weather: High of 35 with a chance of snow today (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 14 at 4:41 AM
News IconDominion Virginia Power sets plan for emergency blackouts (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 13 at 12:35 AM
News IconIce Likely - NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for SW Missouri (NASDAQ:NWS) - January 13 at 12:35 AM
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What is News Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

News Corp declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 19th. This represents a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th.

Who owns News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include SOF Ltd (1.68%), State Street Corp (0.67%), International Value Advisers LLC (0.67%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.32%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.23%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.16%). Company insiders that own News Corp stock include Bedi Ajay Singh and Kevin Halpin.

Who sold News Corp stock? Who is selling News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including International Value Advisers LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Putnam Investments LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY and New York State Teachers Retirement System.

Who bought News Corp stock? Who is buying News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SOF Ltd, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Franklin Resources Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Numeric Investors LLC.

How do I buy News Corp stock?

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

How much does a share of News Corp stock cost?

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

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff