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NASDAQ:NWSANews Stock Price, Forecast & News

$13.00
+0.28 (+2.20 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.67
Now: $13.00
$13.04
50-Day Range
$11.48
MA: $12.22
$12.90
52-Week Range
$7.90
Now: $13.00
$15.07
Volume1.94 million shs
Average Volume1.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.65 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.57%
Beta1.47
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWSA
CUSIP65248E10
Phone212-416-3400

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.07 billion
Cash Flow$1.62 per share
Book Value$17.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$155 million

Miscellaneous

Employees28,000
Market Cap$7.65 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
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News (NASDAQ:NWSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has News' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

News' stock was trading at $10.09 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NWSA stock has increased by 28.8% and is now trading at $13.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of News?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for News in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020.
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How can I listen to News' earnings call?

News will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.01. The business earned $2.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.32 billion. News had a positive return on equity of 1.96% and a negative net margin of 9.66%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.04 EPS.
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How often does News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News?

News declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 10th.
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What price target have analysts set for NWSA?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for News' shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate News' share price to reach $15.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has News been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about NWSA stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. News earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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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 Metlife (MET), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Comcast (CMCSA), Mattel (MAT), AT&T (T), News (NWS), FOX (FOXA) and Brighthouse Financial (BHF).

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the following 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

What is News' stock symbol?

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

Who are News' major shareholders?

News' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.21%), PGGM Investments (0.15%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.12%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.12%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.06%).
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Which institutional investors are selling News stock?

NWSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., UBS Group AG, Hennessy Advisors Inc., and Vident Investment Advisory LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying News stock?

NWSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolis Capital Ltd, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Strs Ohio, Pacer Advisors Inc., Alpha Windward LLC, and Prudential PLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.00.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $7.65 billion and generates $10.07 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $155 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.46 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 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]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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