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News Corp DR NWS

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A$43.40 +0.94 (2.21%)
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Company Report

News Corp's Earnings Tracking to Our Expectations

News Corp operates in a sector undergoing significant changes, with the traditional print-based publishing business model being dismantled by proliferating news and information outlets in the digital space. This is compounded by ever-improving means for consumers to access them, driven by mobility and continuing device innovation. Consequently, News faces material structural headwinds, with consumers migrating from newspapers to the digital arena and advertisers following suit.

Price vs Fair Value

NWS is trading at a 162% premium.
Price
A$43.40
Fair Value
A$29.20
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
A$78.28
5-Star Price
A$18.30
Economic Moat
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Capital Allocation
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Bulls Say, Bears Say

Bulls

News Corporation's strong financial position and still-solid free cash generation separate the company from its s

Bears

The structural headwinds that have decimated the industry during the past decade may accelerate in the future, as technology and innovation provide consumers with even more

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News

Trading Information

Previous Close Price
A$42.46
Day Range
A$42.8043.40
52-Week Range
A$28.7043.88
Bid/Ask
A$41.69 / A$43.88
Market Cap
A$24.69 Bil
Volume/Avg
228,617 / 102,745

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
42.59
Price/Sales
1.65
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
0.71%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
0.70%
Total Yield
1.54%

Company Profile

News Corporation is a diversified media conglomerate with significant presence in the us, the UK, and Australia. Key mastheads include The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, New York Post, The Times, The Sun, The Australian, Herald Sun, and The Daily Telegraph. The company also has a strong presence in the Australian subscription video market through 65%-owned Foxtel, and streaming platforms such as sport-focused Kayo and entertainment-focused Binge. Its 61%-owned REA Group is the dominant property listings business in Australia. In addition, it owns Harper Collins, one of the biggest book publishers in the world, and has a sizable us digital property advertising business, Move.
Sector
Communication Services
Industry
Entertainment
Stock Style Box
Mid Core
Total Number of Employees
25,000

Competitors

Valuation

Metric
NWS
NEC
PARA
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
42.590.0910.89
Price/Book Value
2.001.360.35
Price/Sales
1.650.870.25
Price/Cash Flow
13.065.830.46
Price/Earnings
NWS
NEC
PARA

Financial Strength

Metric
NWS
NEC
PARA
Quick Ratio
1.110.581.03
Current Ratio
1.361.091.29
Interest Coverage
5.713.660.37
Quick Ratio
NWS
NEC
PARA

Profitability

Metric
NWS
NEC
PARA
Return on Assets (Normalized)
2.21%5.42%1.38%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
4.59%12.66%3.42%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
3.33%11.28%3.19%
Return on Assets
NWS
NEC
PARA
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News Corp Class A
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News Corp Class B
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