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NASDAQ:NWSA

News Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.70
+0.01 (+0.05 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.40
Now: $18.70
$18.74
50-Day Range
$17.35
MA: $18.12
$19.25
52-Week Range
$7.90
Now: $18.70
$19.43
Volume2.02 million shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.09%
Beta1.61
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.56 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

106th out of 464 stocks

Newspapers Industry

2nd out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Newspapers
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWSA
CUSIP65248E10
Phone212-416-3400
Employees23,500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.01 billion
Cash Flow$1.34 per share
Book Value$14.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,269,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$11.04 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$18.70
+0.01 (+0.05 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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News (NASDAQ:NWSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has News' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

News' stock was trading at $10.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NWSA stock has increased by 85.3% and is now trading at $18.70.
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Is News a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for News in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating 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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When is News' next earnings date?

News is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were News' earnings last quarter?

News Co. (NASDAQ:NWSA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $2.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.96 billion. News had a negative net margin of 11.47% and a positive return on equity of 1.70%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 EPS.
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How often does News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for News?

News announced a semi-annual dividend on Wednesday, August 19th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 14th. This represents a yield of 1.3%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 15th.
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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 1.09%. 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?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for News' shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect News' share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.8%.
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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).

Who are News' key executives?

News' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, Exec. Chairman (Age 89, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Robert J. Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $4.67M)
  • Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48, Pay $2.8M)
  • Mr. David B. Pitofsky, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.97M)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Halpin, Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. David L. Kline, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Michael Florin, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jim Kennedy, Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Dana Ritzcovan, Chief HR Officer
  • Ms. Antoinette Cook Bush, Global Head of Gov. Affairs & Exec. VP (Age 63)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.24%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.00%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.00%).
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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 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which institutional investors are buying News stock?

NWSA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolis Capital Ltd, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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.

What is News' stock price today?

One share of NWSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.70.

How big of a company is News?

News has a market capitalization of $11.04 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. News employs 23,500 workers across the globe.

What is News' official website?

The official website for News is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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