News Corp Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWSA)

About News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)

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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NWSA
  • CUSIP: 65248E10
  • Web: www.newscorp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $7.81 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 581,811,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.40
  • 52 Week Range: $10.54 - $14.68
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.84
  • P/E Growth: 5.95
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $8.29 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.94
  • Book Value: $19.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.70
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $736 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.93 million shs.
  • Beta: 2
  • Short Ratio: 2.59
 

Frequently Asked Questions for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)

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 declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 10th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 19th. This represents a yield of 1.5%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. View News Corp's Dividend History.

How were News Corp's earnings last quarter?

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.85 billion. News Corp had a negative net margin of 4.43% and a positive return on equity of 1.63%. News Corp's revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.04 earnings per share. View News Corp's Earnings History.

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

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for News Corp's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect News Corp's stock price to reach $14.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for News Corp.

Who are some of News Corp's key competitors?

Who owns News Corp stock?

News Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.04%), BlackRock Inc. (4.31%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (4.19%), State Street Corp (3.01%), Harris Associates L P (2.96%) and International Value Advisers LLC (2.39%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for News Corp.

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, Russell Investments Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Morgan Stanley, Prudential Financial Inc. and AXA. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corp.

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

News Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corp.

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 $13.42.

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: $14.75 (9.91% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$17.00LowView Rating Details
3/6/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight -> Equal Weight$15.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutral$13.00N/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$14.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price Target$19.00 -> $18.50N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2015Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/27/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Earnings by Quarter for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Earnings History by Quarter for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q3 2017$0.04$0.07$1.85 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q2 2017$0.18$0.19$2.11 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q1($0.01)($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$0.07$0.05$2.11 billion$2.01 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$0.24$0.26$2.25 billion$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q1$0.03$0.09$2.08 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q414$0.04$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.24
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.46
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q1 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20181$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q3 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q1 20191$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q2 20191$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q3 20191$0.15$0.15$0.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Most Recent Dividend:4/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.49%
Payout Ratio:-31.25% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.05% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)

Dividend History by Quarter 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 and Institutional Ownership History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.71%
Insider Trades by Quarter for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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

Headline Trends for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Latest Headlines for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for News Corp (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 1:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWSA-US : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 11:43 AM
marketbeat.com logoRoger Ailes' legacy: Transforming media and politics
marketbeat.com - May 18 at 5:25 PM
marketbeat.com logo2 US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire
marketbeat.com - May 18 at 2:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustralian tax official charged in $123 million fraud probe
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$2.11 Billion in Sales Expected for News Corp (NWSA) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. :NWSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnd of an era at UK's Sun tabloid as veteran provocateur dropped
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 3:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.09 EPS Expected for News Corp (NWSA) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 12:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 11:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for News Corp Reduced by Jefferies Group (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 11:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NWSA earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 12:20 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNews Corporation's (NWSA) CEO Robert Thomson on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 11:57 AM
bizjournals.com logoTV Broadcasters Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Grupo Televisa, News, TEGNA, and Sinclair Broadcast
www.bizjournals.com - May 10 at 11:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 10:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: News Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] News Corp Beats Revenue Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:34 PM
marketbeat.com logoNews Corp. reports 3Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 5:21 PM
marketbeat.com logoFox harassment claims create clouds around Sky takeover bid
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 1:43 PM
zacks.com logoNews Corp. (NWSA) Q3 Earnings: What's in Store this Time?
www.zacks.com - May 8 at 12:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Receives $14.75 Average PT from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact News Corp (NWSA) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 3:24 PM
marketbeat.com logoFairfax Media cuts staff in Australia after NZ merger tossed
marketbeat.com - May 3 at 3:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 6:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWSA-US : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 11:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFox of last 20 years is over: Michael Wolff
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 11:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNYT's Jim Stewart: Shine departure a 'huge development'
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 5:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect News Corp (NWSA) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 11:39 AM
reuters.com logoThomson Reuters' first-quarter sales, profit top expectations
www.reuters.com - April 28 at 7:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 3:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoFate of Australian TV network Ten in hands of billionaire trio
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 10:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRealtor.com® operator Move, Inc. deepens relationships in New York City with leading luxury residential …
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 10:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustralia's Ten Network warns future dependent on financing
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 11:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSinclair Leads Media Stocks in Trump's First 100 Days; Fox Trails the Pack
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect News Corp (NWSA) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.87 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 10:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact News Corp (NWSA) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 9:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect News Corp (NWSA) Will Announce Earnings of $0.04 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 9:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NWSA) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in News Corp (NWSA) Increases By 3.3%
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy O’Reilly’s firing hasn’t hit Fox stock
finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Getting Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NWSA-US : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 9:21 AM
seekingalpha.com logoRubicon Project: Quick Turnaround Story With No Debt And Strong Downside Protection
seekingalpha.com - April 21 at 12:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTwo years ago, Bill O'Reilly threatened the New York Time...
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 7:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBill O’Reilly might not return to Fox News: reports
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:10 AM
marketbeat.com logoNewspaper decline continues to weigh on AP earnings
marketbeat.com - April 19 at 9:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact News Corp (NWSA) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corp (NWSA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 4:02 PM
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www.msn.com - April 10 at 6:29 PM

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