News Corporation (NWS)
NASDAQ: NWS · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.27 (-0.94%)
At close: Jul 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
-0.28 (-0.99%)
After-hours: Jul 12, 2024, 5:49 PM EDT

News Corp Statistics

Total Valuation

NWS has a market cap or net worth of $14.95 billion. The enterprise value is $16.96 billion.

Market Cap 14.95B
Enterprise Value 16.96B

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is Thursday, August 8, 2024, after market close.

Earnings Date Aug 8, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 12, 2024

Share Statistics

NWS has 526.79 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -0.78% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 526.79M
Shares Change (YoY) -0.78%
Shares Change (QoQ) -0.16%
Owned by Insiders (%) 40.73%
Owned by Institutions (%) 43.70%
Float n/a

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 78.81 and the forward PE ratio is 37.45. NWS's PEG ratio is 1.08.

PE Ratio 78.81
Forward PE 37.45
PS Ratio 1.50
Forward PS 1.41
PB Ratio 1.86
P/FCF Ratio 19.18
PEG Ratio 1.08
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 14.31, with an EV/FCF ratio of 21.77.

EV / Earnings 81.51
EV / Sales 1.71
EV / EBITDA 14.31
EV / EBIT 36.46
EV / FCF 21.77

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.36, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.49.

Current Ratio 1.36
Quick Ratio 1.11
Debt / Equity 0.49
Debt / EBITDA 3.34
Debt / FCF 5.07
Interest Coverage 5.22

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 2.60% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 2.81%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 2.60%
Return on Assets (ROA) 1.20%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 2.81%
Revenue Per Employee $397,640
Profits Per Employee $8,320
Employee Count 25,000
Asset Turnover 0.60
Inventory Turnover 15.77


In the past 12 months, NWS has paid $168.00 million in taxes.

Income Tax 168.00M
Effective Tax Rate 44.68%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +39.55% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.34, so NWS's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (5Y) 1.34
52-Week Price Change +39.55%
50-Day Moving Average 27.40
200-Day Moving Average 25.26
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 54.96
Average Volume (20 Days) 986,519

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 3.49 million, so 0.66% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 3.49M
Short Previous Month 2.27M
Short % of Shares Out 0.66%
Short % of Float n/a
Short Ratio (days to cover) 3.99

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, NWS had revenue of $9.94 billion and earned $208.00 million in profits. Earnings per share was $0.36.

Revenue 9.94B
Gross Profit 4.88B
Operating Income 609.00M
Pretax Income 376.00M
Net Income 208.00M
EBIT 465.00M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.36
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $1.94 billion in cash and $3.95 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$2.01 billion or -$3.82 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.94B
Total Debt 3.95B
Net Cash -2.01B
Net Cash Per Share -$3.82
Equity (Book Value) 8.05B
Book Value Per Share 15.28
Working Capital 1.09B
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $1.27 billion and capital expenditures -$487.00 million, giving a free cash flow of $779.00 million.

Operating Cash Flow 1.27B
Capital Expenditures -487.00M
Free Cash Flow 779.00M
FCF Per Share $1.36
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 49.07%, with operating and profit margins of 6.13% and 2.09%.

Gross Margin 49.07%
Operating Margin 6.13%
Pretax Margin 3.78%
Profit Margin 2.09%
EBITDA Margin 11.92%
EBIT Margin 4.68%
FCF Margin 7.84%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.20, which amounts to a dividend yield of 0.71%.

Dividend Per Share $0.20
Dividend Yield 0.71%
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Years of Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Ratio 55.56%
Buyback Yield 0.78%
Shareholder Yield 1.48%
Earnings Yield 1.39%
FCF Yield 5.21%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for NWS is $29.50, which is 3.98% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Strong Buy".

Price Target $29.50
Price Target Difference 3.98%
Analyst Consensus Strong Buy
Analyst Count 4
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 2.46%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) 39.98%
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on November 16, 2010. It was a reverse split with a ratio of 2:3.

Last Split Date Nov 16, 2010
Split Type Reverse
Split Ratio 2:3


NWS has an Altman Z-Score of 1.78 and a Piotroski F-Score of 8. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 1.78
Piotroski F-Score 8