News Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWSA)

About News Corp.

News Corp. logoNews Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company's business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and The Company is a developing provider of digital education content, assessment and delivery services. The Company's business component includes News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, Amplify and Foxtel. In July 2014, it completed the acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Broadcasting - TV
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NWSA
  • CUSIP: 65248E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.51
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.74
  • 52-Week Range: $10.21 - $15.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.56
  • P/E Growth: 2.95
  • Market Cap: $7.84B
  • Outstanding Shares: 580,168,000
  • Beta: 2.01
  • Net Margins: 2.16%
  • Return on Equity: 1.95%
  • Return on Assets: 1.53%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.03%
  • Current Ratio: 1.59%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.59%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $18.17 (34.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$18.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price Target$19.00 -> $18.50View Rating Details
11/9/2015Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
7/27/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2016Q4$0.13$0.10$2.06 billion$2.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q3$0.04$0.04$1.93 billion$1.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q2$0.21$0.20$2.14 billion$2.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.06$0.05$2.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q4$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q315$0.07$0.05$2.13 million$2.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q215$0.25$0.26$2.25 billion$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q1$0.02$0.09$2.08 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q414$0.03$0.01$2.17 billion$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q314$0.03$0.11$2.07 billion$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q214$0.20$0.31$2.23 billion$2.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313$0.07$0.05$2.18 billion$2.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q3 2013$0.35$0.36$9.17 billion$9.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q2 2013$0.42$0.44$9.27 billion$9.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q113$0.38$0.43$8.15 billion$8.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.31$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.29$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.27$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.52 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.06$0.12$0.09
Q2 20163$0.12$0.16$0.14
Q3 20161$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q4 20161$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q1 20171($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q2 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20171$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q4 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q1 20181$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q2 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q3 20181$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q4 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.48%
Payout Ratio:66.67% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
38.46% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.36% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.61%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/3/2016Bedi Ajay SinghCFOSell29,857$14.39$429,642.23View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff