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NASDAQ:NWSNews Stock Price, Forecast & News

$12.26
+0.24 (+2.00 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.96
Now: $12.26
$12.31
50-Day Range
$8.62
MA: $10.26
$12.30
52-Week Range
$7.88
Now: $12.26
$15.36
Volume893,706 shs
Average Volume537,218 shs
Market Capitalization$7.21 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.63%
Beta1.44
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.10 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-416-3400

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.07 billion
Cash Flow$1.59 per share
Book Value$14.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$155 million

Miscellaneous

Employees28,000
Market Cap$7.21 billion
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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News (NASDAQ:NWS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has News' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

News' stock was trading at $10.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NWS stock has increased by 18.5% and is now trading at $12.26. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for News.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The company earned $2.27 billion during the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 1.96% and a negative net margin of 9.66%. View News' earnings history.

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

News announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, February 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a yield of 1.4%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 10th. View News' dividend history.

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about NWS stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutNews.

Are investors shorting News?

News saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,680,000 shares, a drop of 7.7% from the April 30th total of 1,820,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,040,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the stock 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 Metlife (MET), News (NWSA), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Mattel (MAT), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Alphabet (GOOG) and Sirius XM (SIRI).

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the following 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

What is News' stock symbol?

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

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.12%), State Street Corp (0.78%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.37%), Invesco Ltd. (0.18%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (0.17%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.13%). Company insiders that own News stock include David B Pitofsky, Kevin Halpin and Robert J Thomson. View institutional ownership trends for News.

Which major investors are selling News stock?

NWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, BlackRock Inc., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Invesco Ltd., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold News company stock in the last year include David B Pitofsky, and Kevin Halpin. View insider buying and selling activity for News.

Which major investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Yacktman Asset Management LP, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, State Street Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, and Legal & General Group Plc. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $12.26.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $7.21 billion and generates $10.07 billion in revenue each year. News employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

What is News' official website?

The official website for News is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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