News Corporation (NWS) - Research

$19.340 0.87 (4.71%)

NWS General Information +

ASX Code NWS
Website http://www.newscorp.com
GICS Sub-Industry Publishing
Market Cap ($M) 11,317
Current Price $19.340
Day High $19.540
Day Low $19.280
Last Close $18.470
Price Movement $0.87 ( 4.71% )
Prices as at 11:00, 19 Jun 2019
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NWS Company Overview

Business Description

News Corporation (NWS) is a global diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing content to consumers and businesses. The Company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, digital education and pay-TV distribution in Australia, that are distributed under brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, etc.

NWS Financial Summary

Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2020 F 288.42 48.97 5.10% 37.72 29.36 1.59% 0.0%
2019 F 274.29 46.57 -18.40% 39.66 26.84 1.45% 0.0%
2018 A 332.77 57.07 15.30% 35.00 25.80 1.29% 0.0%

NWS Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2018 A 2019 F 2020 F 2018 A 2019 F 2020 F 2018 A 2019 F 2020 F
News Corporation (NWS) $829M 0.0000 0.0000 0.1261 0.0000 36.3747 32.3024 1.52% 1.47% 1.54%

NWS Market Comparison

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 2.39 47.50 0.86 0.98
Market 0.88 17.10 1.49 1.65
Sector 0.94 15.90 1.49 1.58

NWS Directors

Name Position Start Date
Mr Robert J Thomson Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Mr Lachlan Keith Murdoch Co Chairman, Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Mr Keith Rupert Murdoch Executive Director, Executive Chairman 19 Jun 2013
Mr Peter Leslie Barnes Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Mr James Rupert Jacob Murdoch Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Mr Jose Maria Aznar Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Ms Natalie Bancroft Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Mr Joel Klein Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Ms Ana Paula Pessoa Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Mr Masroor Siddiqui Non-Executive Director 19 Jun 2013
Ms Kelly Ayotte Non-Executive Director 1 Apr 2017

NWS Management

Name Position
Susan Panuccio Chief Financial Officer
Michael L Bunder Company Secretary
David B Pitofsky General Counsel

NWS Calendar of Events

Date Event
10 February 2020 Report (Interim)
07 February 2020 Report (Interim)
24 September 2019 Report (Annual)
15 August 2019 Report (Prelim)

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