News Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.43 (-1.57 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 04:30 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $26.89
50-Day Range
MA: $25.97
52-Week Range
Now: $26.89
Volume3.65 million shs
Average Volume3.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.73%
News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates in six segments: Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, Dow Jones, Book Publishing, News Media, and Other. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, and MarketWatch through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, live journalism, videos, 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, Sunday Mail, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, The Times, The Sunday Times, and New York Post, as well as digital mastheads and other websites. In addition, the company publishes general fiction, nonfiction, children's, and religious books; provides video sports, entertainment, and news services to pay-TV subscribers and other commercial licensees primarily through cable, satellite, and Internet distribution; and broadcasts rights to live sporting events. Further, it offers property and property-related services on its Websites and mobile applications; online real estate services; and professional software and service products, which comprise Top Producer and ListHub. News Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWSA
Year Founded1979



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.01 billion
Cash Flow$1.93 per share
Book Value$14.25 per share


Net Income$-1,269,000,000.00


Market Cap$15.88 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

1.61 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

109th out of 571 stocks

Newspapers Industry

2nd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.43 (-1.57 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 04:30 PM ET)
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News (NASDAQ:NWSA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is News a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for News in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" News stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than News?

Wall Street analysts have given News a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but News wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting News?

News saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,310,000 shares, an increase of 44.4% from the March 15th total of 4,370,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,730,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days.
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When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Co. (NASDAQ:NWSA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 4th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.25. The company had revenue of $2.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.16 billion. News had a negative net margin of 11.47% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.70%.
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How has News' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

News' stock was trading at $10.09 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NWSA shares have increased by 166.5% and is now trading at $26.89.
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How often does News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News?

News announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 14th. This represents a yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 16th.
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Is News a good dividend stock?

News pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. News does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of News is 90.91%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, News will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.82% next year. This indicates that News will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for NWSA?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for News' shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate News' stock price to reach $25.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.2%.
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Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 90, Pay $1M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert J. Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $4.67M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49, Pay $2.8M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David B. Pitofsky, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.97M)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Halpin, Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. David L. Kline, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 63) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael Florin, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jim Kennedy, Chief Communications Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Dana Ritzcovan, Chief HR Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Antoinette Cook Bush, Global Head of Gov. Affairs & Exec. VP (Age 64) (LinkedIn Profile)

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 Investment (CIM), Marathon Oil (MRO), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), International Business Machines (IBM), Schlumberger (SLB), Citigroup (C) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

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 Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.19%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.04%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.02%) and Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.02%).
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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 Metropolis Capital Ltd, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Sentry Investment Management LLC, Zeke Capital Advisors LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Private Capital Group LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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 DnB Asset Management AS, HighPoint Advisor Group LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and City Holding Co..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.89.

How much money does News make?

News has a market capitalization of $15.88 billion and generates $9.01 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-1,269,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.22 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does News have?

News employs 23,500 workers across the globe.

When was News founded?

News was founded in 1979.

What is News' official website?

The official website for News is

Where are News' headquarters?

News is headquartered at 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY, 10036.

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 4/22/2021 by Staff
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