News Corporation. Share Price and Company Fundamentals
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News Corporation, a media and information services company, focuses on creating and distributing 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, MarketWatch, and Investor's Business Daily 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 advertising and services on its websites and mobile applications; online real estate services; and professional software and service products, as well as financial services. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.
|Primary activities||Global newspaper and book publishing, related media and information services, integrated marketing services, digital real estate and education services, sports programming and pay-TV distribution in Australia.|
|Industry / Sector||Broadcasting / Communication Services|
|Full time employees||24000|
|Mailing address||1211 Avenue of the Americas New York NY 10036 United States|
|Phone / Fax||212 416 3400 /|
|Share registry||COMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED|
|05 Oct 2020||2020 Annual Report|
News Corporation. paid $0.20 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 14 Sept 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 30.22%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.NWS dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.
NWS's forward dividend amount is $0.27 and the forward dividend yield is 0.84%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.
As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on News Corporation..
|Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch AC||Exec. Chairman||89||1M|
|Mr. Robert J. Thomson||CEO & Director||59||4.67M|
|Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCA||Chief Financial Officer||48||2.8M|
|Mr. David B. Pitofsky||Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer||55||1.97M|
|Mr. Kevin P. Halpin||Principal Accounting Officer|
|Mr. David L. Kline||CTO & Exec. VP||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||63|
Profitability and management effectiveness
Return on assets
Return on equity
Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.
The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.
Valuation and Trading Info
The market capitalization of News Corporation. is 19.54B and its enterprise value is 21.68B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of NWS is 2.32.
The NWS's stocks Beta value is 1.54 making it 54% more volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.
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News Corporation. (ASX:NWS) Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is News Corporation.'s Stock Symbol?
News Corporation. trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "NWS".
2. What is News Corporation.'s stock price today?
One share of NWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.81.
3. How can I contact News Corporation.?
News Corporation.'s mailing address is 1211 Avenue of the Americas New York NY 10036 United States. The company can be reached via phone at 212 416 3400.
4. What is News Corporation.'s official website?
The official website of News Corporation. is http://newscorp.com.
5. Which share registry manages News Corporation.'s stock?
News Corporation.'s stock is managed by COMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED.