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

$16.90 0.10 (0.60 %)
(As of 12/12/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.80
Today's Range$16.75 - $17.00
52-Week Range$11.75 - $17.05
Volume3.12 million shs
Average Volume514,482 shs
Market Capitalization$9.79 billion
P/E Ratio38.18
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta1.95

About News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News logoNews Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company's business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and realestate.com.au. The Company is a developing provider of digital education content, assessment and delivery services. The Company's business component includes News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, Amplify and Foxtel. In July 2014, it completed the acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspaper Publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:NWS
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-416-3400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03%
Current Ratio1.56%
Quick Ratio1.56%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio38.18
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.14 billion
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$1.14 per share
Price / Cash14.88
Book Value$19.03 per share
Price / Book0.89

Profitability

Trailing EPS($1.13)
Net Income$-738,000,000.00
Net Margins-7.96%
Return on Equity2.27%
Return on Assets1.74%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Outstanding Shares582,620,000

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 semiannual dividend on Friday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th. View News' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The firm earned $1.98 billion during the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 2.27% and a negative net margin of 7.96%. View News' Earnings History.

When will News make its next earnings announcement?

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

Who are some of News' key competitors?

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Keith Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 86)
  • Lachlan Keith Murdoch, Non-Executive Co-Chairman of the Board (Age 46)
  • Robert J. Thomson, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 56)
  • Susan Lee Panuccio, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • David B. Pitofsky, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 52)
  • Peter Leslie Barnes, Non-Executive Lead Independent Director (Age 74)
  • Joel I. Klein, Non-Executive Director (Age 70)
  • James Rupert Murdoch, Non-Executive Director (Age 44)
  • Kelly A. Ayotte, Independent Director (Age 49)
  • Jose Maria Aznar, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 64)

Who owns News stock?

News' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include International Value Advisers LLC (0.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.26%), Independent Franchise Partners LLP (0.25%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.13%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.10%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.09%). Company insiders that own News stock include Bedi Ajay Singh and Kevin Halpin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for News.

Who sold News stock? Who is selling News stock?

News' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Macquarie Group Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Gabelli Funds LLC, International Value Advisers LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC.. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

Who bought News stock? Who is buying News stock?

News' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Independent Franchise Partners LLP, K2 Principal Fund L.P., First Quadrant L P CA, Opera Trading Capital, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

How do I buy News stock?

Shares of News 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 News stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.90.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $9.79 billion and generates $8.14 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-738,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.13) on an earnings per share basis. News employs 26,000 workers across the globe.

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 (NWS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  329
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.002.002.33
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/A$18.00
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/A36.88% upside

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Analyst Ratings History

Show:
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/12/2015 forward)

Earnings

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ NWS) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2018        
8/10/20176/30/2017$0.06$0.11$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q3$0.04$0.07$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.18$0.19$2.16 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316($0.01)($0.01)$1.96 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.05$0.05$2.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q2 2015$0.23$0.26$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q115$0.03$0.09$2.09 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q4 2014$0.01$0.01$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q3 2014$0.02$0.11$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q4$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Earnings Estimates

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:10/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.18%
Payout Ratio:-17.70% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/11/2017semiannual$0.101.45%9/12/20179/13/201710/18/2017
2/10/2017semiannual$0.101.47%3/13/20173/15/20174/19/2017
8/9/2016$0.109/12/20169/14/201610/19/2016
2/11/2016semiannual$0.101.84%3/7/20163/9/20164/13/2016
8/13/2015special$0.109/14/20159/16/201510/21/2015
2/7/2013semiannual$0.090.61%3/11/20133/13/20134/17/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.093/13/20134/17/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

News (NASDAQ NWS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 39.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 9.51%
Insider Trades by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ NWS) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/4/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell2,468$16.66$41,116.88View SEC Filing  
11/28/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$16.10$80,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell7,387$15.62$115,384.94View SEC Filing  
11/10/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$15.25$76,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$14.50$72,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Bedi Ajay SinghCFOSell29,857$14.39$429,642.23View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Kevin HalpinCFOSell28,289$17.30$489,399.70View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014James R MurdochDirectorSell613,425$15.64$9,593,967.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Natalie BancroftDirectorBuy1,500$16.86$25,290.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013James R MurdochCEOSell752,000$33.32$25,056,640.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

News (NASDAQ NWS) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Self-Driving Cars News: Renault SYMBIOZ to Feature Level 4 Autonomous DrivingSelf-Driving Cars News: Renault SYMBIOZ to Feature Level 4 Autonomous Driving
investorplace.com - December 11 at 1:15 PM
News (NWS) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClubNews (NWS) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 1:42 PM
News Corp (NWS) CFO Sells $41,116.88 in StockNews Corp (NWS) CFO Sells $41,116.88 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 6:21 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 4:42 PM
Lee Enterprises (LEE) vs. News (NWS) Head to Head AnalysisLee Enterprises (LEE) vs. News (NWS) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 11:36 PM
Head to Head Analysis: News (NWS) and New York Times (NYT)Head to Head Analysis: News (NWS) and New York Times (NYT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 9:30 PM
News (NWSA) & News (NWS) Critical ContrastNews (NWSA) & News (NWS) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 7:28 PM
Lee Enterprises (LEE) versus News (NWS) Head to Head SurveyLee Enterprises (LEE) versus News (NWS) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 5:52 AM
Head to Head Contrast: News (NWSA) & News (NWS)Head to Head Contrast: News (NWSA) & News (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 9:30 PM
Head to Head Contrast: News (NWS) and News (NWSA)Head to Head Contrast: News (NWS) and News (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 3:28 AM
Insider Selling: News Corporation (NWS) CFO Sells 5,000 Shares of StockInsider Selling: News Corporation (NWS) CFO Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 10:36 PM
Contrasting News (NWS) and New York Times (NYT)Contrasting News (NWS) and New York Times (NYT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 5:20 PM
ETFs with exposure to News Corp. : November 28, 2017ETFs with exposure to News Corp. : November 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 4:37 PM
tronc (TRNC) vs. News (NWS) Head-To-Head Analysistronc (TRNC) vs. News (NWS) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 8:08 PM
News Corp. :NWS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : November 27, 2017News Corp. :NWS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : November 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 4:43 PM
Meredith Buys Time Inc. in a $2.8 Billion DealMeredith Buys Time Inc. in a $2.8 Billion Deal
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 4:43 PM
AI News: Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention ToolAI News: Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tool
investorplace.com - November 27 at 3:47 PM
M&A News: Barracuda Networks Inc Stock Skyrockets on BuyoutM&A News: Barracuda Networks Inc Stock Skyrockets on Buyout
investorplace.com - November 27 at 1:36 PM
Head to Head Comparison: tronc (TRNC) vs. News (NWS)Head to Head Comparison: tronc (TRNC) vs. News (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 3:46 AM
A.H. Belo Corporation (AHC) vs. News Corporation (NWS) Head-To-Head AnalysisA.H. Belo Corporation (AHC) vs. News Corporation (NWS) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 11:34 PM
News Corporation (NWS) CFO Kevin Halpin Sells 7,387 SharesNews Corporation (NWS) CFO Kevin Halpin Sells 7,387 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 4:44 PM
New York Times Company (The) (NYT) vs. News Corporation (NWS) Critical ReviewNew York Times Company (The) (NYT) vs. News Corporation (NWS) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 9:48 AM
Comparing News Corporation (NWS) & A.H. Belo Corporation (AHC)Comparing News Corporation (NWS) & A.H. Belo Corporation (AHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 1:24 AM
Kevin Halpin Sells 5,000 Shares of News Corporation (NWS) StockKevin Halpin Sells 5,000 Shares of News Corporation (NWS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 8:54 PM
Analyzing News Corporation (NWS) and tronc (TRNC)Analyzing News Corporation (NWS) and tronc (TRNC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 1:48 AM
Recent NWS NewsRecent NWS News
www.bloomberg.com - November 12 at 11:10 AM
Financial Analysis: A.H. Belo Corporation (AHC) and News Corporation (NWS)Financial Analysis: A.H. Belo Corporation (AHC) and News Corporation (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 5:26 AM
News Corporation (NWS) Lifted to Hold at BidaskClubNews Corporation (NWS) Lifted to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 1:38 PM
New York Times Company (The) (NYT) versus News Corporation (NWS) Head-To-Head SurveyNew York Times Company (The) (NYT) versus News Corporation (NWS) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 11:32 AM
tronc (TRNC) & News Corporation (NWS) Head to Head Reviewtronc (TRNC) & News Corporation (NWS) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 9:34 AM
Remodelista Launches New "The Organized Home" WebsiteRemodelista Launches New "The Organized Home" Website
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:53 AM
What Does News Corporation’s (NWSA) Share Price Indicate?What Does News Corporation’s (NWSA) Share Price Indicate?
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:53 AM
Contrasting New York Times Company (The) (NYT) and News Corporation (NWS)Contrasting New York Times Company (The) (NYT) and News Corporation (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 9:36 PM
Contrasting News Corp (NWS) & New York Times Company (The) (NYT)Contrasting News Corp (NWS) & New York Times Company (The) (NYT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 11:28 PM
Australian Liberal May Be Latest Lawmaker in Dual-Citizen SagaAustralian Liberal May Be Latest Lawmaker in Dual-Citizen Saga
finance.yahoo.com - November 5 at 2:07 AM
ETFs with exposure to News Corp. : November 2, 2017ETFs with exposure to News Corp. : November 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 8:17 AM
News Corporation (NWS) Set to Announce Earnings on ThursdayNews Corporation (NWS) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 3:32 AM
Bill O’Reilly Files $5 Million Defamation Suit Over Harassment ClaimsBill O’Reilly Files $5 Million Defamation Suit Over Harassment Claims
finance.yahoo.com - October 28 at 3:27 PM
Storyful Names Ebonie Newman as Global Chief Revenue OfficerStoryful Names Ebonie Newman as Global Chief Revenue Officer
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 3:34 AM
News Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NWS-US : October 11, 2017News Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NWS-US : October 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 7:38 AM
News Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NWS) : October 12, 2017News Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NWS) : October 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 7:38 AM
News Corporation (NWS) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClubNews Corporation (NWS) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 10:44 AM
Google Could Do More To Help JournalismGoogle Could Do More To Help Journalism
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 1:02 PM
News Corp to Report Fiscal 2018 First Quarter EarningsNews Corp to Report Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 1:02 PM
Realtor.com® and Yelp Name the Hottest Hipster Markets in AmericaRealtor.com® and Yelp Name the Hottest Hipster Markets in America
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 1:02 PM
HarperCollins Leadership Imprint to LaunchHarperCollins Leadership Imprint to Launch
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 1:02 PM
Statement of Robert Thomson, Chief Executive of News Corp, On Googles Decision to End First Click FreeStatement of Robert Thomson, Chief Executive of News Corp, On Google's Decision to End 'First Click Free'
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 7:23 PM
New York Times Company (NYT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 03, 2017 - NasdaqNew York Times Company (NYT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 03, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 2 at 11:07 AM
Kiewit Looks to More than $13 Billion in Fourth-Quarter Kickoffs, Completions, an Industrial Info News AlertKiewit Looks to More than $13 Billion in Fourth-Quarter Kickoffs, Completions, an Industrial Info News Alert
www.bizjournals.com - September 30 at 10:58 AM
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www.marketwatch.com - September 24 at 8:02 PM

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