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: $14.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.71
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.51
  • 52-Week Range: $580,168,000.00 - $10.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 46.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.02
  • P/E Growth: 2.96
  • Market Cap: $8.15B
  • 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 (29.30% 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 9/26/2014 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: $0.44 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.52 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$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20171$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q3 20171$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q4 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
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:1.42%
Payout Ratio:66.67% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.45% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
38.46% (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)
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Latest Headlines for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateHeadline logoNews Corp (NWSA) Breaks Through Support at $14.01 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 23 at 6:02 PM® Expands Industry Relations Team; David Phillips Appointed to Vice President, Industry Relations, National (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 23 at 11:11 AM® Ranks the Hottest ZIP Codes for 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 22 at 11:21 AM logoNarisetti leaves News Corp. strategy role to lead Gawker Media (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 21 at 6:10 PM logoUK "fake sheikh" reporter goes on trial accused of tampering with evidence (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 21 at 10:38 AM
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News IconEU Executive Proposes New Copyright, Communications Laws (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 14 at 6:38 PM logoFormer Murdoch executives misled UK parliament over phone-hacking, lawmakers say (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 14 at 10:49 AM logoWill Twitter decide it's finally time to sell? (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 9 at 11:11 AM logoNews Corp’s Move, Inc. to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 8 at 6:17 PM logoCatch Your Dream Home: Brand Networks and Partner on Pokemon Go-Inspired Facebook Campaign (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 7 at 6:41 PM logoFox Settles Carlson Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Roger Ailes for $20 Million (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 6 at 6:42 PM logoFox News anchor Greta Van Susteren exits network (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 6 at 6:42 PM logoIBDExpo 2016, a Gateway to the Business Opportunity in Indonesia (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 2 at 6:29 PM logoWhat the Google Stock Split Taught Investors About Corporate Governance (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 1 at 6:30 PM logoWeight Watchers investors obsessed with Oprah (NASDAQ:NWSA) - September 1 at 9:42 AM logo[$$] EU Plans New Legislation to Protect Publishers (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 31 at 11:34 AM logoNAR Good Neighbor Award Finalists Honored for Good Works in Their Communities (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 30 at 6:31 PM logoFox News Fires Back at Former Panelist Andrea Tantaros, Calling Her ‘Opportunist’ (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 30 at 6:31 PM logoFox filed to move harassment suit into arbitration (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 30 at 9:51 AM logoNewspaper Paywall Watch: Washington Post $19, Boston Globe $5 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 29 at 11:03 AM
News IconU.S. Existing-Home Sales Fall for First Time Since February (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 24 at 6:18 PM logoAnother Former Fox News Host Files Harassment Suit Against Roger Ailes (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 24 at 6:18 PM logoETF’s with exposure to News Corp. : August 24, 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 24 at 6:18 PM logoAust share market closes lower (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 22 at 11:07 AM logoNews Corp. :NWSA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 22 at 11:07 AM logoAnalysts Forecast 10% Gains Ahead For The Holdings of SPVU (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 16 at 9:52 AM logoUPDATE: Rupert Murdoch names new leadership team for Fox News (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 12 at 6:41 PM logoETF’s with exposure to News Corp. : August 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 11 at 7:04 PM® Study Illustrates Just How Much It Pays to Own in an A+ School District (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 11 at 9:49 AM logoNews Corp. :NWSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 10 at 7:02 PM logoLook for Shares of News Corp to Potentially Pullback after Yesterday's 2.69% Rise (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 9 at 6:50 PM logoNews Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 9 at 6:50 PM
News IconNews Corp Beats Q4 Revenue Expectations On Solid Digital Real Estate Growth (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 9 at 6:50 PM logoNews Corp (NWSA) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Revenues Beat (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 9 at 6:50 PM logoMurdoch's News Warp (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 9 at 9:45 AM logoNews Corporation Profit Rises 24% In Q4 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM logoReal estate, digital show gains in mixed quarter for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM logoNews Corporation: News Corp Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results for Fiscal 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM logoNews Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results For Fiscal 2016 (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM logoNews Corp. misses 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM logoNews Corp. Posts Q4 Profit - Update (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM logoNews Corp revenue rises unexpectedly, snaps five quarters of declines (NASDAQ:NWSA) - August 8 at 6:46 PM


News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA) Chart for Monday, September, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by Staff