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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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» NWS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

NWS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 835,482 sh (+15.83%)
IVA International Fund 4,212,794 sh (+5.08%)
First Eagle Investment 230 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 4,610,218 sh (-2.92%)
Charles de Vaulx 5,987,419 sh (-4.89%)
Donald Smith 4,188 sh (-99.51%)
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Q2 2016

NWS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 334,600 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 230 sh (unchged)
IVA International Fund 4,212,794 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith Sold Out
Charles de Vaulx 5,751,428 sh (-3.94%)
Mario Gabelli 799,402 sh (-4.32%)
Richard Pzena 2,253,975 sh (-51.11%)
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Q3 2016

NWS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 518,400 sh (+54.93%)
First Eagle Investment 230 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 711,302 sh (-11.02%)
IVA International Fund 3,126,489 sh (-25.79%)
Charles de Vaulx 3,066,288 sh (-46.69%)
Richard Pzena 888,815 sh (-60.57%)
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Q4 2016

NWS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 555,100 sh (+7.08%)
First Eagle Investment 230 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 709,598 sh (-0.24%)
Richard Pzena 825,807 sh (-7.09%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV    NAICS: 515120    SIC: 4833
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Traded in other countries:NWS.Australia, NC0B.Germany, NWSAL.USA,
News Corp is a diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses.

News Corp is a Delaware corporation originally organized on December 11, 2012 in connection with its separation from Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc, which was completed on June 28, 2013. The Company is a diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging 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 and pay-TV distribution in Australia, that are distributed under brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, The Australian, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia, realestate.com.au, realtor.com, Foxtel and many others. The Company delivers its content to consumers across various distribution platforms consisting not only of traditional print and television, but also through an array of digital platforms including websites, applications for mobile devices and tablets, social media and e-book devices. The Company's operations are organized into five reporting segments namely News and Information Services; Book Publishing; Digital Real Estate Services; Cable Network Programming; and Others. The News and Information Services segment consists of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia (which includes News Ltd and its subsidiaries), News UK, the New York Post and News America Marketing. This segment also includes Unruly Holdings Ltd, a video advertising distribution platform, and Storyful Ltd, a social media content agency that enables the Company to source real-time video content through social media platforms. The Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins Publishers, with operations in 18 countries. HarperCollins publishes and distributes consumer books through print, digital and audio formats. Its digital formats include e-books for devices such as tablets and e-book readers, as well as audio downloads for smartphones and MP3 players. HarperCollins owns more than 120 branded imprints, including Avon, Harper, HarperCollins Children's Books, William Morrow, Harlequin and Christian publishers Zondervan and Thomas Nelson. The Company's Digital Real Estate Services segment consists interest in REA Group Ltd and in Move Inc. This segment also includes DIAKRIT International Ltd. The Cable Network Programming segment consists of FOX SPORTS Australia focused on live national and international sports events and provides featured original and licensed premium sports content tailored to the Australian market, including live sports such as National Rugby League, the domestic football league, international cricket, as well as the Australian Rugby Union. FOX SPORTS Australia offers seven high definition television channels distributed via cable, satellite and Internet Protocol, or IP, and several interactive viewing applications. Its channels consist of FOX SPORTS

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.45
NWS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NWS: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NWS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.45
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1.48
Forward Dividend Yield 1.48
NWS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. NWS: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.45
NWS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. NWS: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NWS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.45
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1.48

Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,198
EPS (TTM) $ -0.64
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float1.62%
52-Week Range $10.90 - 15.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)581.49

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 8,074 8,008
EPS ($) 0.27 0.37
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.27 0.37
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
14.38%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.20 0.20
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