NASDAQ:NWS - News Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$16.05 +0.05 (+0.31 %)
(As of 05/27/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.05
Today's Range$15.95 - $16.10
52-Week Range$13.10 - $17.70
Volume157,760 shs
Average Volume695,175 shs
Market Capitalization$9.35 billion
P/E Ratio33.44
Dividend Yield1.25%
Beta1.83

About News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News logoNews Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, and Cable Network Programming segments. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, MarketWatch, Dow Jones PEVC, and DJX through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, Websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, and videos. 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, Sunday Mail, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, The Times, The Sunday Times, 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 services with eight television channels distributed through cable, satellite and IP, various interactive viewing applications, and 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02
Current Ratio1.62
Quick Ratio1.62

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.44
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.14 billion
Price / Sales1.15
Cash Flow$1.1287 per share
Price / Cash14.22
Book Value$17.15 per share
Price / Book0.94

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-738,000,000.00
Net Margins-18.69%
Return on Equity2.56%
Return on Assets1.95%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Outstanding Shares582,740,000

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 declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 18th. This represents a yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 13th. View News' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Co. (NASDAQ:NWS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.06. The company earned $2.09 billion during the quarter. News had a negative net margin of 18.69% and a positive return on equity of 2.56%. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 9th 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:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 87)
  • Mr. Lachlan Keith Murdoch, Co-Chairman (Age 47)
  • 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, Chief Compliance Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about NWS stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. News earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 48.39 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Independent Franchise Partners LLP (0.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.22%), Northern Trust Corp (0.19%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.13%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.11%) and Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own News stock include Bedi Ajay Singh and Kevin Halpin. 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 Legal & General Group Plc, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Citigroup Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and Gabelli Funds LLC. 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, Mackay Shields LLC, Barclays PLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Hsbc Holdings PLC. 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 $16.05.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $9.35 billion and generates $8.14 billion in revenue each year. 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:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  409
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.

Analyst Ratings

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
1 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for News in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

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
(Data available from 5/27/2016 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
8/9/2018        
5/10/20183/31/2018$0.06$0.06$2.0930 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2018Q2 2018$0.24$2.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2017Q1 2018$0.07$2.0580 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/20176/30/2017$0.06$0.11$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q3$0.04$0.07$1.9780 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
8/8/2016Q4 2016$0.12$0.10$2.2260 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q3 2016$0.04$1.8910 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q2 2016$0.20$0.20$2.1610 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.05$0.05$2.0140 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q3 2015$0.05$0.05$2.0620 billionViewN/AView 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$2.1860 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q3 2014$0.02$0.11$2.0780 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q4$0.31$2.2380 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q1 2014$0.03$2.0720 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Dividend Information

News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.25%. NWS's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Wednesday, April 18.
Most Recent Dividend:4/18/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.25%
Payout Ratio(s):17.72% (Based on Cash Flow)
N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ:NWS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/9/2018semiannual$0.101.25%3/13/20183/14/20184/18/2018
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$0.08500.61%3/11/20133/13/20134/17/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.08503/13/20134/17/2013
(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: 9.82%
Insider Trading History for News (NASDAQ:NWS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

News (NASDAQ NWS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/4/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell2,468$16.66$41,116.8810,000View SEC Filing  
11/28/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$16.10$80,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell7,387$15.62$115,384.9417,468View SEC Filing  
11/10/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$15.25$76,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2017Kevin HalpinCFOSell5,000$14.50$72,500.0029,855View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Bedi Ajay SinghCFOSell29,857$14.39$429,642.2333,667View 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
Negative News Flow Puts These 6 Eurozone ETFs in FocusNegative News Flow Puts These 6 Eurozone ETFs in Focus
investorplace.com - May 24 at 1:30 PM
Adomani Inc (ADOM) Shares Continue to Soar on Electric School Bus NewsAdomani Inc (ADOM) Shares Continue to Soar on Electric School Bus News
investorplace.com - May 21 at 4:39 PM
MB Financial Inc Shares Soar on Fifth Third Merger NewsMB Financial Inc Shares Soar on Fifth Third Merger News
investorplace.com - May 21 at 1:19 PM
Alphabet Inc Shrugs Off Bad News — And Creates a Trading OpportunityAlphabet Inc Shrugs Off Bad News — And Creates a Trading Opportunity
investorplace.com - May 21 at 10:54 AM
Photobucket drops pricing that angered millions (and new CEO hopes to unbreak the internet)Photobucket drops pricing that angered millions (and new CEO hopes to unbreak the internet)
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 10:41 AM
Three tornadoes hit NY amid powerful Northeast storms on Tuesday, NWS saysThree tornadoes hit NY amid powerful Northeast storms on Tuesday, NWS says
www.foxnews.com - May 17 at 9:56 AM
Realtor.com® and Veterans United Home Loans Kick Off Independence Day Homebuyer Giveaway for Military Service Members and VeteransRealtor.com® and Veterans United Home Loans Kick Off Independence Day Homebuyer Giveaway for Military Service Members and Veterans
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 4:16 PM
News (NWS) Issues  Earnings Results, Hits ExpectationsNews (NWS) Issues Earnings Results, Hits Expectations
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:57 PM
[$$] News Corp Revenue Lifted by Real Estate and Book Units[$$] News Corp Revenue Lifted by Real Estate and Book Units
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 4:16 PM
Rupert Murdochs News Corp posts 6% rise in quarterly revenue Rupert Murdoch's News Corp posts 6% rise in quarterly revenue
www.cnbc.com - May 10 at 7:14 PM
News Corp Stock Falls as Y2Y Loss WidensNews Corp Stock Falls as Y2Y Loss Widens
investorplace.com - May 10 at 6:12 PM
News Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2018News Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2018
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 4:22 PM
SUEZ NWS pursues its development in TaiwanSUEZ NWS pursues its development in Taiwan
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 9:31 AM
The Issue With Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stock Is Yesterday’s NewsThe Issue With Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stock Is Yesterday’s News
investorplace.com - May 4 at 12:39 PM
News (NWS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on ThursdayNews (NWS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 2:07 AM
Home Design Enthusiasts Can Win Prize Valued at $25,000 Toward a Spring RemodelHome Design Enthusiasts Can Win Prize Valued at $25,000 Toward a Spring Remodel
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 9:37 AM
Amid Mixed News on Earnings, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Stock Remains SteadyAmid Mixed News on Earnings, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Stock Remains Steady
investorplace.com - May 1 at 12:01 PM
The Good and the Bad News With Biogen Inc Earnings ResultsThe Good and the Bad News With Biogen Inc Earnings Results
investorplace.com - April 30 at 2:29 PM
Good News for Newmont Mining Corp Stock Looks Priced InGood News for Newmont Mining Corp Stock Looks Priced In
investorplace.com - April 27 at 10:51 AM
Realtor.com® Identifies Toughest Housing Markets for MillennialsRealtor.com® Identifies Toughest Housing Markets for Millennials
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 9:29 AM
Realtor.com® Launches "The Home of Home Search" CampaignRealtor.com® Launches "The Home of Home Search" Campaign
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:52 AM
NWS confirms EF-1 tornado causes damage in GallianoNWS confirms EF-1 tornado causes damage in Galliano
www.msn.com - April 23 at 9:24 AM
News (NWS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold"News (NWS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 9:52 AM
Dow Jones Media Group Partners With Brave Software To Offer Premium Content To Users and Test Blockchain-Based Payment TechnologyDow Jones Media Group Partners With Brave Software To Offer Premium Content To Users and Test Blockchain-Based Payment Technology
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 4:30 PM
NAR, realtor.com® Report Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds in Markets Across U.S.NAR, realtor.com® Report Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds in Markets Across U.S.
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 4:30 PM
IBM’s Stock Rout Could Be Great NewsIBM’s Stock Rout Could Be Great News
investorplace.com - April 18 at 10:20 AM
How News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) Can Impact Your Portfolio VolatilityHow News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) Can Impact Your Portfolio Volatility
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 4:39 PM
News (NWS) Raised to Buy at CitigroupNews (NWS) Raised to Buy at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:54 PM
News (NWS) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClubNews (NWS) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 4:23 PM
US Oil Fund ETF: Real News Alert! USO Is Breaking Out!US Oil Fund ETF: Real News Alert! USO Is Breaking Out!
investorplace.com - April 13 at 9:24 AM
Marijuana News: John Boehner Flips Stance on Pot LawsMarijuana News: John Boehner Flips Stance on Pot Laws
investorplace.com - April 11 at 4:57 PM
Comparing Gannett (GCI) & News (NWS)Comparing Gannett (GCI) & News (NWS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:25 PM
Don’t Let More Bad News Scare You Out Of Facebook, Inc. StockDon’t Let More Bad News Scare You Out Of Facebook, Inc. Stock
investorplace.com - April 9 at 9:09 PM
NWS: Less than half an inch of snow possible FridayNWS: Less than half an inch of snow possible Friday
www.msn.com - April 7 at 5:19 PM
IoT News: Microsoft to Spend $5 Billion on the Internet of ThingsIoT News: Microsoft to Spend $5 Billion on the Internet of Things
investorplace.com - April 4 at 3:33 PM
Intel Corporation (INTC) Stock Takes Big Hit on Apple Chip NewsIntel Corporation (INTC) Stock Takes Big Hit on Apple Chip News
investorplace.com - April 2 at 4:57 PM
Rising Rents Push Millennials to Become HomeownersRising Rents Push Millennials to Become Homeowners
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 9:50 AM
Celebrity Tax Fraud News: DMX Gets 1-Year Jail SentenceCelebrity Tax Fraud News: DMX Gets 1-Year Jail Sentence
investorplace.com - March 29 at 4:12 PM
Hold Off on Conagra Brands Inc Stock, Despite the Good NewsHold Off on Conagra Brands Inc Stock, Despite the Good News
investorplace.com - March 28 at 11:27 AM
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) to Invest $300 Million to Fight Fake News MenaceAlphabet Inc (GOOGL) to Invest $300 Million to Fight Fake News Menace
investorplace.com - March 26 at 4:51 PM
Head to Head Contrast: News (NWS) and Its RivalsHead to Head Contrast: News (NWS) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 5:18 PM
BRIEF-Hindustan Construction Company Says News Item On Lavasa Corp Heading For Bankruptcy Is MisleadingBRIEF-Hindustan Construction Company Says News Item On Lavasa Corp Heading For Bankruptcy Is Misleading
www.reuters.com - March 22 at 9:57 AM
Homebuyers Pull Out All the Stops for Hotly Competitive Spring MarketHomebuyers Pull Out All the Stops for Hotly Competitive Spring Market
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 9:57 AM
Australian Court Rejects A News Corp Defense Against Geoffrey Rush LawsuitAustralian Court Rejects A News Corp Defense Against Geoffrey Rush Lawsuit
www.msn.com - March 20 at 9:55 AM
Australian court rejects part of News Corp defense against Geoffrey Rush defamation suitAustralian court rejects part of News Corp defense against Geoffrey Rush defamation suit
www.reuters.com - March 20 at 9:55 AM
New Flaws Aren’t the Worst News for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. StockNew Flaws Aren’t the Worst News for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Stock
investorplace.com - March 19 at 5:57 AM
NBC News Plans Online Streaming ServiceNBC News Plans Online Streaming Service
www.msn.com - March 16 at 5:09 PM
Should You Be Concerned With News Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NWS) -25.98% Earnings Drop?Should You Be Concerned With News Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NWS) -25.98% Earnings Drop?
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 5:09 PM
Buying a Home Will be More Expensive this SpringBuying a Home Will be More Expensive this Spring
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 6:06 PM
Why Is News (NWSA) Up 1.5% Since Its Last Earnings Report?Why Is News (NWSA) Up 1.5% Since Its Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 10:32 AM

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