NASDAQ:NWSA - News Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.42 -0.14 (-1.11 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.56Today's Range$12.37 - $12.655052-Week Range$10.65 - $16.65Volume2.78 million shsAverage Volume2.93 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.27 billionP/E Ratio28.23Dividend Yield1.58%Beta1.48 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Newspapers Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWSA Previous Symbol CUSIP65248E10 CIK1564708 Webwww.newscorp.com Phone212-416-3400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09 Current Ratio1.19 Quick Ratio1.09Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio28.23 Forward P/E Ratio32.68 P/E Growth3.58 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.02 billion Price / Sales0.81 Cash Flow$1.2309 per share Price / Cash Flow10.09 Book Value$17.97 per share Price / Book0.69Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.44 Net Income$-1,514,000,000.00 Net Margins-13.11% Return on Equity2.70% Return on Assets1.79%Miscellaneous Employees28,000 Outstanding Shares584,960,000Market Cap$7.27 billion Next Earnings Date5/9/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 announced 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 is Tuesday, March 12th. View News' Dividend History. How were News' earnings last quarter? News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The firm earned $2.63 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.62 billion. News had a positive return on equity of 2.70% and a negative net margin of 13.11%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 20.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 earnings per share. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for News' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.50 to $17.00. On average, they expect News' share price to reach $14.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% 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 stories about NWSA stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. News earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of News' key competitors? Some companies that are related to News include News (NWS), New York Times (NYT), Gannett (GCI), New Media Investment Group (NEWM), Tribune Publishing (TPCO), Daily Journal (DJCO), Lee Enterprises (LEE), TheStreet (TST), A. H. Belo (AHC), Rediff.com India (REDFY) and tronc (TRNC). 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), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Marathon Oil (MRO), IBM (IBM), Citigroup (C), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC) and Pfizer (PFE). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.34%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.89%), Harris Associates L P (2.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.96%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.96%). 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Prudential Financial Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Tensile Capital Management LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 Harris Associates L P, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citigroup Inc., Barclays PLC, BlackRock Inc. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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 $12.42. How big of a company is News? News has a market capitalization of $7.27 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 http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for News (NASDAQ NWSA)Community Ranking: 3.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 528 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 352 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 880MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a recession?