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News Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:NWS)

+0.12 (+0.91 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.32
50-Day Range
MA: $13.90
52-Week Range
Now: $13.32
Volume780,400 shs
Average Volume659,978 shs
Market Capitalization$7.80 billion
P/E Ratio40.33
Dividend Yield1.50%
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$1.59 per share
Book Value$16.79 per share


Net Income$155 million


Market Cap$7.80 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 announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 11th will be paid 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.06. The company earned $2.09 billion during the quarter. News had a negative net margin of 1.75% and a positive return on equity of 1.94%. 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?

News stories about NWS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. News earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect 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 the month of 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 volume of 559,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mackay Shields LLC (0.09%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.05%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.03%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%) and KCS Wealth Advisory (0.01%). 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 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, Comerica Bank and Texas Permanent School Fund. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Strs Ohio, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., KCS Wealth Advisory, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC and Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH. 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 $13.32.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $7.80 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:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  631
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 11/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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