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NASDAQ:NWSNews Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.82 (+6.07 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.32
50-Day Range
MA: $12.35
52-Week Range
Now: $14.32
Volume497,137 shs
Average Volume360,022 shs
Market Capitalization$8.43 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.48%
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: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.77 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.01 billion
Cash Flow$1.68 per share
Book Value$17.62 per share


Net Income$155 million


Market Cap$8.43 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
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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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NWS shares have increased by 38.4% and is now trading at $14.32.
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When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.06. News had a negative net margin of 14.09% and a positive return on equity of 1.36%.
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How often does News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News?

News declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a yield of 1.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 10th.
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Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NWS stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. News earned a news sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage 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 stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting News?

News saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, a decline of 11.9% from the July 15th total of 1,510,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 523,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Yacktman Asset Management LP (0.12%), Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.06%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.04%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.03%), Strs Ohio (0.02%) and KCS Wealth Advisory (0.02%). Company insiders that own News stock include David B Pitofsky, Kevin Halpin and Robert J Thomson.
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Which major investors are selling News stock?

NWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Yacktman Asset Management LP, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold News company stock in the last year include David B Pitofsky, and Kevin Halpin.
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Which major investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolis Capital Ltd, Strs Ohio, Principal Financial Group Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, UBS Group AG, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, and First Quadrant L P CA.
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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 $14.32.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $8.43 billion and generates $9.01 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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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