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NASDAQ:NWS - News Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.20 (+1.51 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.48
50-Day Range
MA: $13.59
52-Week Range
Now: $13.48
Volume576,498 shs
Average Volume669,833 shs
Market Capitalization$7.93 billion
P/E Ratio39.91
Dividend Yield1.51%
News 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.07 billion
Cash Flow$1.62 per share
Book Value$17.62 per share


Net Income$155 million


Market Cap$7.93 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)

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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 declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 11th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 16th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 10th. View News' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm earned $2.34 billion during the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 1.94% and a negative net margin of 1.75%. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for News.

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NWS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. News earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for News.

Are investors shorting News?

News saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,890,000 shares, an increase of 15.2% from the September 30th total of 1,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 559,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View News' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of News' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of News own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other News investors own include News (NWSA), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Mattel (MAT), People's United Financial (PBCT), AES (AES), Coty (COTY) and Centurylink (CTL).

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 88)
  • Mr. Robert J. Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. David B. Pitofsky, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Halpin, Principal Accounting Officer

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (0.74%), Mackay Shields LLC (0.09%), Barclays PLC (0.05%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.05%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.05%) and California State Teachers Retirement System (0.03%). Company insiders that own News stock include David B Pitofsky, Kevin Halpin and Robert J Thomson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for News.

Which institutional investors are selling News stock?

NWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barclays PLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Alps Advisors Inc., Meeder Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have sold News company stock in the last year include David B Pitofsky and Kevin Halpin. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

Which institutional investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, State Street Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Strs Ohio, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Contravisory Investment Management Inc. and Squarepoint Ops LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.48.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $7.93 billion and generates $10.07 billion in revenue each year. News employs 28,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About News.

What is News' official website?

The official website for News is http://www.newscorp.com/.

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 (NASDAQ NWS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  294 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  345 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  639
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.
This page was last updated on 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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