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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
OTCPK:NWSAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.79
OTCPK:NWSAL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.79
0.67
0.8
Interest Coverage No Debt
OTCPK:NWSAL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 29.78 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.10
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
15.75%
3.45%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 3.85
OTCPK:NWSAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 3.60 Max: 8.61
Current: 3.85
1.57
8.61
Net-margin (%) -0.44
OTCPK:NWSAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: -0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.98  Med: 2.79 Max: 7.45
Current: -0.44
-23.98
7.45
ROE (%) -0.32
OTCPK:NWSAL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: -0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.54  Med: 1.84 Max: 10.91
Current: -0.32
-19.54
10.91
ROA (%) -0.24
OTCPK:NWSAL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: -0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.79  Med: 1.49 Max: 7.97
Current: -0.24
-13.79
7.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.92
OTCPK:NWSAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 8.54 Max: 42.04
Current: 11.92
4.4
42.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
OTCPK:NWSAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -0.2
Current: -0.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
OTCPK:NWSAL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.9
Current: 2.9
0
2.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -58.50
OTCPK:NWSAL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. OTCPK:NWSAL: -58.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:NWSAL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -58.50 Max: -29.6
Current: -58.5
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 18.02
NWSAL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. NWSAL: 18.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.53
NWSAL's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. NWSAL: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NWSAL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.53
0.53
0.83
P/S 0.72
NWSAL's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. NWSAL: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NWSAL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.72
0.72
1.24
PFCF 15.53
NWSAL's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. NWSAL: 15.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NWSAL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.88  Med: 19.26 Max: 54.47
Current: 15.53
13.88
54.47
POCF 8.19
NWSAL's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. NWSAL: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NWSAL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.19  Med: 11.24 Max: 18.78
Current: 8.19
8.19
18.78
EV-to-EBIT 16.63
NWSAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. NWSAL: 16.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NWSAL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.5  Med: 29.40 Max: 51.7
Current: 16.63
13.5
51.7
EV-to-EBITDA 6.37
NWSAL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. NWSAL: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NWSAL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 8.90 Max: 10.6
Current: 6.37
5.2
10.6
Current Ratio 1.80
NWSAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. NWSAL: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NWSAL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.8
1.26
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.66
NWSAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. NWSAL: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NWSAL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.66
1.26
2.33
Days Inventory 18.29
NWSAL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. NWSAL: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NWSAL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.44  Med: 9.38 Max: 10.69
Current: 18.29
8.44
10.69
Days Sales Outstanding 58.46
NWSAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 72.10 vs. NWSAL: 58.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NWSAL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.74  Med: 60.32 Max: 64.95
Current: 58.46
57.74
64.95
Days Payable 20.22
NWSAL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 45.60 vs. NWSAL: 20.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NWSAL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.3  Med: 19.60 Max: 21.9
Current: 20.22
16.3
21.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.18
NWSAL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. NWSAL: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NWSAL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 5.83 Max: 13.18
Current: 8.18
5.13
13.18
Price/Tangible Book 0.95
NWSAL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NWSAL: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NWSAL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.24 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.95
1.14
1.43
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
NWSAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. NWSAL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NWSAL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.69
0.82
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.00
NWSAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NWSAL: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NWSAL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.40 Max: 7.4
Current: 6
1.9
7.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $8378
EPS $ -0.20
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $14.00 - 15.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)581.18

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 8,351 8,391 8,539
EPS($) 0.51 0.62 0.87
EPS without NRI($) 0.51 0.62 0.87

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
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Traded in other countries:NWS.Australia, NC0B.Germany, NWS.USA,
News Corp a Delaware corporation, was originally formed on December 11, 2012 as New Newscorp LLC to hold certain businesses of its former parent company, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (formerly named News Corporation) (21st Century Fox), consisting of newspapers, information services and integrated marketing services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education and sports programming and pay-TV distribution in Australia. 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 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 some of the recognizable and respected 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 operates in United States, Australia and the U.K. The Company's operations are organized into six reporting segments: (i) News and Information Services; (ii) Book Publishing; (iii) Digital Real Estate Services; (iv) Cable Network Programming; (v) Digital Education; and (vi) Other, which includes the Company's general corporate overhead expenses, corporate Strategy and Creative Group and costs related to the U.K. Newspaper Matters. The News and Information Services segment consists of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia (which includes News Ltd and its subsidiaries), News UK (formerly known as News International), the New York Postand News America Marketing. This segment also includes Storyful Ltd. The Company's Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins Publishers (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, HarperCollins). The Digital Real Estate Services segment consists of its 61.6% interest in REA Group Ltd (REA Group), a publicly-traded company on ASX, and its 80% interest in Move, Inc. (Move). The remaining 20% interest in Move is held by REA Group. The Cable Network Programming segment consists of FOX SPORTS Australia. The Digital Education segment consists of Amplify, the brand for its digital education business, which it launched in July 2012.
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