NASDAQ:NWSA - News Corp Class A Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.56 -0.34 (-2.45 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 02:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.40
Today's Range$13.28 - $13.68
52-Week Range$12.84 - $17.29
Volume238,054 shs
Average Volume2.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.69 billion
P/E Ratio30.34
Dividend Yield1.46%
News Corp Class A logoNews Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, and Cable Network Programming segments. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, MarketWatch, Dow Jones PEVC, and DJX through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, Websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, and videos. 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 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 services with eight television channels distributed through cable, satellite and IP, various interactive viewing applications, and 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio1.33
Quick Ratio1.22


Trailing P/E Ratio30.34
Forward P/E Ratio28.85
P/E Growth3.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.02 billion
Price / Sales0.88
Cash Flow$1.2865 per share
Price / Cash10.54
Book Value$17.98 per share
Price / Book0.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.44
Net Income$-1,514,000,000.00
Net Margins-16.78%
Return on Equity2.41%
Return on Assets1.76%


Outstanding Shares582,740,000
Market Cap$7.69 billion

News Corp Class A (NASDAQ:NWSA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is News Corp Class A's stock symbol?

News Corp Class A trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NWSA."

How often does News Corp Class A pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News Corp Class A?

News Corp Class A declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 11th. View News Corp Class A's Dividend History.

How were News Corp Class A's earnings last quarter?

News Corp Class A (NASDAQ:NWSA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $2.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.36 billion. News Corp Class A had a negative net margin of 16.78% and a positive return on equity of 2.41%. News Corp Class A's quarterly revenue was up 29.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.11 EPS. View News Corp Class A's Earnings History.

When is News Corp Class A's next earnings date?

News Corp Class A is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for News Corp Class A.

What price target have analysts set for NWSA?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for News Corp Class A's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect News Corp Class A's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for News Corp Class A.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for News Corp Class A?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for News Corp Class A in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for News Corp Class A.

Who are some of News Corp Class A's key competitors?

Who are News Corp Class A's key executives?

News Corp Class A's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 87)
  • Mr. Lachlan Keith Murdoch, Co-Chairman (Age 47)
  • Mr. Robert J. Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David B. Pitofsky, Chief Compliance Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)

Has News Corp Class A been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about NWSA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. News Corp Class A earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.58 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for News Corp Class A.

Who are News Corp Class A's major shareholders?

News Corp Class A's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.82%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.55%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.21%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.12%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.11%) and First Quadrant L P CA (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for News Corp Class A.

Which major investors are selling News Corp Class A stock?

NWSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Quadrant L P CA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., S. Muoio & CO. LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Hartford Investment Management Co., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corp Class A.

Which major investors are buying News Corp Class A stock?

NWSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Tredje AP fonden, Achmea Investment Management B.V., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Putnam Investments LLC and Greenleaf Trust. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corp Class A.

How do I buy shares of News Corp Class A?

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 Corp Class A's stock price today?

One share of NWSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.40.

How big of a company is News Corp Class A?

News Corp Class A has a market capitalization of $7.69 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 Corp Class A employs 26,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact News Corp Class A?

News Corp Class A's 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 Corp Class A (NASDAQ NWSA)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  475 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News Corp Class A 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 8/20/2018 by Staff

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