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

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$12.52 -0.07 (-0.56 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.52
Today's Range$12.3250 - $12.58
52-Week Range$10.65 - $16.65
Volume4.34 million shs
Average Volume2.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.32 billion
P/E Ratio28.45
Dividend Yield1.59%
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
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWSA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.02 billion
Cash Flow$1.2495 per share
Book Value$17.97 per share


Net Income$-1,514,000,000.00


Market Cap$7.32 billion
Next Earnings Date5/9/2019 (Estimated)

News (NASDAQ:NWSA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is News' stock symbol?

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

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

News declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 12th. View News' Dividend History.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $2.63 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.62 billion. News had a negative net margin of 13.11% and a positive return on equity of 2.70%. News's quarterly revenue was up 20.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. View News' Earnings History.

When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for News.

What price target have analysts set for NWSA?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for News' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.50 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate News' stock price to reach $14.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for News.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for News?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for News in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for News.

Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about NWSA stock has been trending positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. News earned a coverage optimism score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting News?

News saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,916,801 shares, an increase of 24.5% from the February 28th total of 11,175,130 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,438,723 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.7 days. View News' Current Options Chain.

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 CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), General Electric (GE), Marathon Oil (MRO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Ford Motor (F), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Intel (INTC), Mattel (MAT), Micron Technology (MU) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.03%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%) and Alpha Windward LLC (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for News.

Which major investors are selling News stock?

NWSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

Which major investors are buying News stock?

NWSA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Cohen Klingenstein LLC, Country Club Trust Company n.a., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Moody National Bank Trust Division and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for News.

How do I buy shares of News?

Shares of NWSA 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 NWSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.52.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $7.32 billion and generates $9.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-1,514,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.44 on an earnings per share basis. 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 NWSA)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  533 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  356 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  889
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NWSA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NWSA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by Staff

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