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News (NWS) Competitors

$26.73
-0.36 (-1.33%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)

NWS vs. NWSA, EDU, H, SNA, FWONA, FOX, POOL, PARAA, FOXA, and IHG

Should you be buying News stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of News include News (NWSA), New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU), Hyatt Hotels (H), Snap-on (SNA), Formula One Group (FWONA), FOX (FOX), Pool (POOL), Paramount Global (PARAA), FOX (FOXA), and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

News vs.

News (NASDAQ:NWS) and News (NASDAQ:NWSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking, media sentiment, valuation and risk.

News has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, News has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. News pays out 55.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. News pays out 55.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

In the previous week, News had 1 more articles in the media than News. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for News and 1 mentions for News. News' average media sentiment score of 0.12 beat News' score of -1.73 indicating that News is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
News
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Negative
News
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

News is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than News, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
News$9.88B1.57$149M$0.3675.22
News$9.88B1.52$149M$0.3672.94

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
News2.09% 4.28% 2.29%
News 2.09%4.28%2.29%

News has a consensus price target of $29.50, suggesting a potential upside of 12.51%. Given News' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe News is more favorable than News.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
News
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
News
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

14.6% of News shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of News shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.7% of News shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.6% of News shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

News received 359 more outperform votes than News when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.58% of users gave News an outperform vote while only 60.68% of users gave News an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NewsOutperform Votes
304
60.68%
Underperform Votes
197
39.32%
NewsOutperform Votes
663
73.58%
Underperform Votes
238
26.42%

Summary

News beats News on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NWS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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NWS vs. The Competition

MetricNewsNewspapers IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$15.47B$5.67B$6.85B$8.02B
Dividend Yield0.73%4.85%2.76%3.91%
P/E Ratio75.2229.2515.9314.91
Price / Sales1.572.135.6476.02
Price / Cash15.5928.8734.0732.25
Price / Book1.744.626.784.63
Net Income$149M$73.10M$191.59M$213.35M
7 Day Performance1.08%4.32%0.16%0.41%
1 Month Performance7.50%11.90%5.65%5.44%
1 Year Performance45.28%29.65%5.98%8.72%

News Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NWSA
News
3.2713 of 5 stars
$25.57
+0.4%
$29.50
+15.4%
+41.5%$14.60B$9.94B71.0325,000News Coverage
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology Group
2.4471 of 5 stars
$88.61
+1.1%
$97.67
+10.2%
+111.7%$15.04B$3.00B47.6455,506Positive News
H
Hyatt Hotels
4.3657 of 5 stars
$150.47
+0.8%
$146.25
-2.8%
+32.4%$15.22B$6.67B23.36206,000
SNA
Snap-on
4.1851 of 5 stars
$279.10
-0.3%
$316.75
+13.5%
+5.8%$14.71B$4.73B14.642,700Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
FWONA
Formula One Group
2.8588 of 5 stars
$62.70
+1.5%
$77.75
+24.0%
+1.0%$14.71B$3.43B45.777,047Analyst Forecast
FOX
FOX
3.838 of 5 stars
$30.96
+0.7%
N/A+5.1%$14.70B$14.91B9.7110,400
POOL
Pool
3.297 of 5 stars
$377.50
+1.2%
$391.80
+3.8%
+7.6%$14.47B$5.46B29.546,000
PARAA
Paramount Global
0.681 of 5 stars
22.02
-0.5%
N/A+24.3%$14.37B$30.07B-146.7921,900
FOXA
FOX
3.3234 of 5 stars
$33.31
+0.4%
$34.83
+4.6%
+4.9%$15.82B$14.91B10.4410,400
IHG
InterContinental Hotels Group
2.2301 of 5 stars
$99.48
-0.6%
N/A+47.8%$16.21B$4.62B0.0013,462

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This page (NASDAQ:NWS) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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