NASDAQ:NWS - News Corp Class B Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.95 +0.05 (+0.39 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 12:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.00
Today's Range$12.85 - $13.00
52-Week Range$12.70 - $17.70
Volume6,059 shs
Average Volume547,271 shs
Market Capitalization$7.52 billion
P/E Ratio28.67
Dividend Yield1.55%
News Corp Class B logoNews Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, MarketWatch, and DJX through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, Websites, mobile device applications, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, live journalism, video, 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, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, and New York Post, as well as digital mastheads and other Websites. In addition, the company offers home-delivered shopper media that include free-standing inserts and direct mail products; in-store marketing products and services primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers; in-store merchandising services; and digital marketing solutions. Further, it publishes general fiction, nonfiction, children's, and religious books; and provides sports programming content to approximately 200 channels distributed through cable, satellite, and Internet protocol, as well as broadcast rights to live sporting events. Additionally, the company offers property and property-related services on its Websites and mobile applications, as well as residential and commercial property Websites; online real estate services; and professional software and services products, which comprise Top Producer, FiveStreet, and ListHub. News Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Newspapers
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio1.33
Quick Ratio1.22


Trailing P/E Ratio28.67
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.02 billion
Price / Sales0.84
Cash Flow$1.2573 per share
Price / Cash10.30
Book Value$17.97 per share
Price / Book0.72


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-1,514,000,000.00
Net Margins-16.78%
Return on Equity2.41%
Return on Assets1.76%


Outstanding Shares583,020,000
Market Cap$7.52 billion

News Corp Class B (NASDAQ:NWS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is News Corp Class B's stock symbol?

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

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

News Corp Class B declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 11th. View News Corp Class B's Dividend History.

How were News Corp Class B's earnings last quarter?

News Corp Class B (NASDAQ:NWS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business earned $2.69 billion during the quarter. News Corp Class B had a negative net margin of 16.78% and a positive return on equity of 2.41%. View News Corp Class B's Earnings History.

When is News Corp Class B's next earnings date?

News Corp Class B is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for News Corp Class B.

Are investors shorting News Corp Class B?

News Corp Class B saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,401,470 shares, an increase of 79.8% from the August 15th total of 1,335,829 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 803,835 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 2.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View News Corp Class B's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of News Corp Class B's key competitors?

Who are News Corp Class B's key executives?

News Corp Class B's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 87)
  • Mr. Robert J. Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David B. Pitofsky, Chief Compliance Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Halpin, Principal Accounting Officer

Has News Corp Class B been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NWS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. News Corp Class B earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for News Corp Class B.

Who are News Corp Class B's major shareholders?

News Corp Class B's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sterling Capital Management LLC (0.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.15%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.12%), First Quadrant L P CA (0.06%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own News Corp Class B stock include Bedi Ajay Singh, Kevin Halpin and Robert J Thomson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for News Corp Class B.

Which major investors are selling News Corp Class B stock?

NWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sterling Capital Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Opera Trading Capital, First Quadrant L P CA, Pzena Investment Management LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corp Class B.

Which major investors are buying News Corp Class B stock?

NWS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Paloma Partners Management Co and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corp Class B.

How do I buy shares of News Corp Class B?

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 Corp Class B's stock price today?

One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.95.

How big of a company is News Corp Class B?

News Corp Class B has a market capitalization of $7.52 billion and generates $9.02 billion in revenue each year. News Corp Class B employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact News Corp Class B?

News Corp Class B's 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 Corp Class B (NASDAQ NWS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  477
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News Corp Class B 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.
This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by Staff

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