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

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$12.06 +0.06 (+0.50 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 03:05 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.06
Today's Range$11.98 - $12.16
52-Week Range$10.85 - $16.67
Volume674,311 shs
Average Volume708,906 shs
Market Capitalization$7.06 billion
P/E Ratio25.55
Dividend Yield1.67%
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

Industry Newspapers
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.02 billion
Cash Flow$1.2576 per share
Book Value$17.87 per share


Net Income$-1,514,000,000.00


Market Cap$7.06 billion
Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated)

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, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 17th. This represents a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 12th. View News' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $2.46 billion for the quarter. News had a negative net margin of 1.60% and a positive return on equity of 2.59%. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 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?

News headlines about NWS stock have been trending negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. News earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 News (NWSA), General Electric (GE), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Mattel (MAT), People's United Financial (PBCT), Ford Motor (F), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and Navient (NAVI).

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the folowing 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

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.44%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.29%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.23%), Northern Trust Corp (0.20%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.13%). Company insiders that own News stock include 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 Perpetual Ltd, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Morgan Stanley, Rhumbline Advisers, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gabelli Funds LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

Which major investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, GAM Holding AG, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $12.06.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $7.06 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

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  270 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  558
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 5/26/2019 by Staff

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