NASDAQ:NWS - News Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.96 +0.07 (+0.50 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 01:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.89
Today's Range$13.92 - $14.10
52-Week Range$12.57 - $17.70
Volume18,013 shs
Average Volume748,794 shs
Market Capitalization$8.40 billion
P/E Ratio26.18
Dividend Yield1.39%
Beta1.52
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. 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-416-3400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio1.26
Quick Ratio1.15

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio26.18
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.02 billion
Price / Sales0.90
Cash Flow$1.2139 per share
Price / Cash11.50
Book Value$17.97 per share
Price / Book0.78

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-1,514,000,000.00
Net Margins-15.61%
Return on Equity2.99%
Return on Assets2.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees28,000
Outstanding Shares583,020,000
Market Cap$8.40 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 12th will be given 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' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $2.52 billion for the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 2.99% and a negative net margin of 15.61%. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for News.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for News?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for News in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for News.

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NWS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. News earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting News?

News saw a decrease in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,449,991 shares, a decrease of 37.5% from the October 15th total of 2,321,298 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 802,395 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View News' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of News' key competitors?

Who are News' key executives?

News' 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, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Halpin, Principal Accounting Officer

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.08%), Independent Franchise Partners LLP (0.67%), Sterling Capital Management LLC (0.63%), International Value Advisers LLC (0.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.25%) and Perpetual Ltd (0.22%). Company insiders that own News stock include 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 First Quadrant L P CA, Sterling Capital Management LLC, Perpetual Ltd, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, International Value Advisers LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, BlackRock Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

Which institutional investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Independent Franchise Partners LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of Montreal Can, KCS Wealth Advisory and Credit Suisse AG. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.05.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $8.40 billion and generates $9.02 billion in revenue each year. News employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  249 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  504
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 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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