News Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWSA)

About News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)

News Corporation 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: $7.58 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 581,935,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.22
  • 52 Week Range: $10.99 - $14.68
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.58
  • P/E Growth: 2.200
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $8.14 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.93
  • Book Value: $18.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.70
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $738 million
  • Net Margins: -9.07%
  • Return on Equity: 1.83%
  • Return on Assets: 1.40%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.56%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.63 million shs.
  • Beta: 2
  • Short Ratio: 3.58
 

Frequently Asked Questions for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)

What is News Corporation's stock symbol?

News Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NWSA."

How often does News Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News Corporation?

News Corporation announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. View News Corporation's Dividend History.

How were News Corporation's earnings last quarter?

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 10th. The company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $2.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.11 billion. News Corporation had a negative net margin of 9.07% and a positive return on equity of 1.83%. News Corporation's revenue for the quarter was down 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.10 earnings per share. View News Corporation's Earnings History.

When will News Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

News Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for News Corporation.

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

5 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for News Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate News Corporation's stock price to reach $15.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for News Corporation.

Who are some of News Corporation's key competitors?

Who owns News Corporation stock?

News Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.23%), BlackRock Inc. (4.35%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.99%), State Street Corp (2.90%), Harris Associates L P (2.73%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.96%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for News Corporation.

Who sold News Corporation stock? Who is selling News Corporation stock?

News Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harris Associates L P, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, State Street Corp, FMR LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corporation.

Who bought News Corporation stock? Who is buying News Corporation stock?

News Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Independent Franchise Partners LLP, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, St. James Investment Company LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Dodge & Cox, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Contrarius Investment Management Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for News Corporation.

How do I buy News Corporation stock?

Shares of News Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is News Corporation's stock price today?

One share of News Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.03.


MarketBeat Community Rating for News Corporation (NASDAQ NWSA)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  371 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  592
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about News Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $15.20 (16.65% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/30/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$17.00LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$17.00MediumView 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 CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> 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 & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Earnings by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Earnings History by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ NWSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2017Q4 2017$0.09$0.11$2.11 billion$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.24
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41
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$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q3 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q1 20191$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20191$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q3 20191$0.15$0.15$0.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Next Dividend:10/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.53%
Payout Ratio:-15.63% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.55% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.74% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)

Dividend History by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ NWSA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/11/2017semiannual$0.101.49%9/12/20179/13/201710/18/2017
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 Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.62%
Insider Trades by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for News Corporation (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 Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Latest Headlines for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] CBS wins battle for Australia's Ten Network
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChris Ruddy Slams White House 'Dark Angels'
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGoogle Throws Publishers a Bone With Eased Subscription Access Policy
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustralian media wins relaxed ownership laws, but online rivals' threat to stay
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NWSA) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 6:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp to Participate in Goldman Sachs 26th Annual Communacopia Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 7:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 6:13 AM
marketbeat.com logoAustralian government open to CBS takeover of local network
marketbeat.com - August 28 at 9:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting News Corporation (NWSA) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. :NWSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : August 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustralian antitrust regulator clears Murdoch to buy Ten Network
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 10:28 AM
marketbeat.com logoMajor Australian TV network Nine posts $160 million loss
marketbeat.com - August 24 at 1:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRealtor.com® Introduces "My Home" To Help Homeowners Manage Their Home Like An Investment
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 9:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Media General (MEG) and News Corporation (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NWSA) and Media General (MEG) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 2:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate News Corp (NWSA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.98 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. :NWSA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFairfax manages small profit but Australian media firms still in pain
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 2:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2018 Earnings Forecast for News Corporation (NWSA) Issued By Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 6:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NWSA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 6:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWSA-US : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 6:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Takeaways From News Corp's Q4 Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 6:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation Plans Semiannual Dividend of $0.10 (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 5:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRealtor.com® Survey Provides Insight into Underlying Causes of Inventory Shortage
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results for Fiscal 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NWSA earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NWSA) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe U.K. Throws Another Wrench in Murdoch’s Plan to Buy Sky
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 6:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) & Media General (MEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 8:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: News Corporation (NWSA) & Grupo Televisa (TV)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 6:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTakeover costs and impairments drag Australia's Tabcorp to net loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMedia General (MEG) & News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 10:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrump knew about Fox's story about murdered DNC staffer b...
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFox News slapped with lawsuit regarding coverage of DNC staffer's death
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Grupo Televisa (TV) and News Corporation (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) and Media General (MEG) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect News Corporation (NWSA) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.11 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 7:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRealtor.com® Names the Top 10 Affordable Towns with the Best Elementary Schools
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Grupo Televisa (TV) & News Corporation (NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 8:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NWSA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 6:57 PM
cnbc.com logoDow and S&P 500 aim for their 26th record closes of the year
www.cnbc.com - July 17 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - July 17
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNews Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) Now Covered by Rosenblatt Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 10:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat's Next for Tronc After Failure to Acquire Chicago Sun-Times
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 7:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp to Report Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Grupo Televisa (TV) & News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 10:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNews Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NWSA) : July 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Bertelsmann Tightens Control Over Penguin Random House
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:12 AM

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