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 realestate.com.au. 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: $13.08
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.75
  • 52-Week Range: $10.49 - $14.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.16
  • P/E Growth: 3.82
  • Market Cap: $7.61B
  • Outstanding Shares: 581,491,000
  • Beta: 2
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -4.43%
  • Return on Equity: 1.63%
  • Return on Assets: 1.25%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.46%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $14.67 (12.13% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$18.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutral$13.00View Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$14.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView 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 & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
7/27/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017        
2/9/2017Q2 2017$0.18$0.19$2.11 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q1$0.00($0.01)$1.96 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.40 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.50 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$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q3 20171$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q4 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q1 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q4 20181$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q1 20191$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q2 20191$0.28$0.28$0.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.53%
Payout Ratio:-31.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
50.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
40.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/10/2017semiannual$0.101.5%3/13/20173/15/20174/19/2017
8/9/2016$0.109/12/20169/14/201610/19/2016
2/11/2016semiannual$0.101.92%3/7/20163/9/20164/13/2016
8/13/2015special$0.109/14/20159/16/201510/21/2015
2/7/2013semiannual$0.090.62%3/11/20133/13/20134/17/2013
(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: 95.71%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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What is News Corp's stock symbol?

News Corp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NWSA."

How often does News Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News Corp?

News Corp announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.5%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th.

Where is News Corp's stock going? Where will News Corp's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for News Corp's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate News Corp's stock price to reach $14.67 in the next twelve months.

When will News Corp announce their earnings?

News Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

Who owns News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.84%), International Value Advisers LLC (2.72%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.00%), Janus Capital Management LLC (1.16%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.16%) and Highfields Capital Management LP (0.76%).

Who sold News Corp stock? Who is selling News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including International Value Advisers LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al and Franklin Resources Inc..

Who bought News Corp stock? Who is buying News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. and Two Sigma Investments LP.

How do I buy News Corp stock?

Shares of News Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of News Corp stock cost?

One share of News Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.08.

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Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff