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NASDAQ:NWS - News Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.19 (-1.27 %)
(As of 02/24/2020 09:04 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.79
50-Day Range
MA: $14.66
52-Week Range
Now: $14.79
Volume501,489 shs
Average Volume631,037 shs
Market Capitalization$8.70 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.35%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWS



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.07 billion
Cash Flow$1.59 per share
Book Value$17.62 per share


Net Income$155 million


Market Cap$8.70 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)

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

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.06. The company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 1.97% and a negative net margin of 1.88%. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 14th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for News.

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about NWS stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. News earned a news impact score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for News.

Are investors shorting News?

News saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,530,000 shares, an increase of 15.4% from the January 15th total of 3,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 617,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.7 days. Currently, 3.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View News' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of News' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of News own?

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (0.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.34%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.29%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.13%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.11%). 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, Bank of America Corp DE, Jane Street Group LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Citigroup Inc. and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold News company stock in the last year include David B Pitofsky and Kevin Halpin. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

Which major investors are buying News stock?

NWS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, State Street Corp, Barclays PLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.79.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $8.70 billion and generates $10.07 billion in revenue each year. News employs 28,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About News.

What is News' official website?

The official website for News is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for News (NASDAQ NWS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  373 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  673
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 2/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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