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News Corp

$ 11.75 -0.05 (-0.38%)
Volume: 427,032 Avg Vol (1m): 2,703,442
Market Cap $: 6.94 Bil Enterprise Value $: 8.00 Bil
P/E (TTM): 0.00 P/B: 0.75
Earnings Power Value 11.99
Net Current Asset Value -4.28
Tangible Book 2.64
Projected FCF 19.81
Median P/S Value 17.4
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value -7.25
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 7/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 1.07
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
53.83% of 418 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.82, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 1.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.96, Med: 10000, Max: 10000
Current: 1.07
0.96
10000
Equity-to-Asset 0.58
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
57.21% of 409 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.52, Min: -35.13
NWSA: 0.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.57, Med: 0.75, Max: 0.8
Current: 0.58
0.57
0.8
Debt-to-Equity 0.17
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
65.27% of 311 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 23.63, Med: 0.39, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 0.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.03, Med: 0.03, Max: 0.21
Current: 0.17
0.03
0.21
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.20
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
100.00% of 287 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 32.57, Med: 1.92, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 1.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.43, Med: 0.44, Max: 1.82
Current: 1.2
0.43
1.82
Interest Coverage 10.18
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
53.18% of 314 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 18.58, Min: 0.03
NWSA: 10.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.18, Med: 10000, Max: 10000
Current: 10.18
10.18
10000
Piotroski F-Score 4
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.29
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.70
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC -5.89%
WACC 7.42%

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 6.03
Operating Margin ranked higher than
50.36% of 413 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 111.71, Med: 6.64, Min: -94200
NWSA: 6.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.65, Med: 4.56, Max: 8.61
Current: 6.03
-3.65
8.61
Net Margin % -1.60
Net Margin ranked lower than
80.39% of 413 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 14565.38, Med: 3.99, Min: -353100
NWSA: -1.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -23.98, Med: 2.16, Max: 7.45
Current: -1.6
-23.98
7.45
ROE % -1.77
ROE ranked lower than
81.16% of 398 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 402.47, Med: 3.6, Min: -1392.96
NWSA: -1.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -19.54, Med: 0.17, Max: 10.91
Current: -1.77
-19.54
10.91
ROA % -1.05
ROA ranked lower than
82.70% of 422 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 2042.26, Med: 2.22, Min: -3388.59
NWSA: -1.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -13.79, Med: 0.12, Max: 7.97
Current: -1.05
-13.79
7.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 26.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
85.71% of 420 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 136916.67, Med: 15.02, Min: -103508.77
NWSA: 26.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -10.33, Med: 14.46, Max: 42.04
Current: 26.34
-10.33
42.04
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 1.90
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
50.52% of 384 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 570.2, Med: 1.8, Min: -100
NWSA: 1.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.5, Med: -1.1, Max: 1.9
Current: 1.9
-2.5
1.9
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 4.30
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
100.00% of 312 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 543.1, Med: 5.5, Min: -195.4
NWSA: 4.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -41.6, Med: 5.3, Max: 54
Current: 4.3
-41.6
54

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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 0K7V.UK NWSAL.USA
Address 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, USA, 10036
News Corporation is a media company with large presence in the U.S, the U.K., and Australia. Key brands include The Wall Street Journal, Herald Sun, and The Times. The company also has a strong presence in the Australian pay-TV market through Fox Sports (100%-owned) and Foxtel (50%-owned), while its 62%-owned REA Group is the dominant real estate classified business in Australia. In addition, it owns HarperCollins, one of the largest book publishers globally, and also has a substantial digital property advertising business (Move) in the U.S.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
Forward PE Ratio 29.41
Forward P/E ranked lower than
72.94% of 85 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 357.14, Med: 16.86, Min: 3.6
NWSA: 29.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 43.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
100.00% of 164 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 12740, Med: 19.39, Min: 0.32
NWSA: 43.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.12, Med: 46.37, Max: 296.14
Current: 43.63
10.12
296.14
PB Ratio 0.75
PB Ratio ranked higher than
77.64% of 398 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 150, Med: 1.75, Min: 0.04
NWSA: 0.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 0.74, Max: 1
Current: 0.75
0.53
1
PS Ratio 0.67
PS Ratio ranked higher than
74.43% of 395 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 714.29, Med: 1.86, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 0.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 0.99, Max: 1.25
Current: 0.67
0.65
1.25
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 18.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
51.81% of 166 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 609.56, Med: 18.99, Min: 0.29
NWSA: 18.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.41, Med: 18.77, Max: 55.77
Current: 18.56
10.41
55.77
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
63.81% of 210 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 3900, Med: 10.55, Min: 0.22
NWSA: 7.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.02, Med: 11.23, Max: 18.87
Current: 7.25
7.02
18.87
EV-to-EBIT 12.89
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
100.00% of 298 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 81509.96, Med: 14.55, Min: 0.19
NWSA: 12.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -25.5, Med: 14.25, Max: 51.4
Current: 12.89
-25.5
51.4
EV-to-EBITDA 6.20
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
66.17% of 334 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 5227.67, Med: 11.22, Min: 0.23
NWSA: 6.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.4, Med: 7.5, Max: 170.4
Current: 6.2
5.4
170.4
EV-to-Revenue 0.78
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
78.74% of 428 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 5519.35, Med: 2.35, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 0.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 0.8, Max: 1.2
Current: 0.78
0.5
1.2
Current Ratio 1.15
Current Ratio ranked lower than
56.86% of 408 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 450.4, Med: 1.52, Min: 0.02
NWSA: 1.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.15, Med: 1.56, Max: 2.33
Current: 1.15
1.15
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.04
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
55.39% of 408 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 450.4, Med: 1.36, Min: 0.02
NWSA: 1.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.04, Med: 1.5, Max: 2.19
Current: 1.04
1.04
2.19
Days Inventory 23.00
Days Inventory ranked lower than
52.46% of 305 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 948.44, Med: 15.69, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.44, Med: 19.19, Max: 23
Current: 23
8.44
23
Days Sales Outstanding 57.79
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
56.90% of 355 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 874.59, Med: 71.11, Min: 0.2
NWSA: 57.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 54.81, Med: 60.95, Max: 72.12
Current: 57.79
54.81
72.12
Days Payable 27.72
Days Payable ranked lower than
60.11% of 361 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 750.51, Med: 60.14, Min: 0.83
NWSA: 27.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.3, Med: 18.87, Max: 45.04
Current: 27.72
16.3
45.04

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.71
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
63.42% of 380 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 145.23, Med: 2.19, Min: 0.11
NWSA: 1.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 1.5, Max: 1.82
Current: 1.71
0.65
1.82
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.70
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
69.11% of 369 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 580.94, Med: 2.48, Min: 0.11
NWSA: 1.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 1.70
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
67.62% of 383 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 145.23, Med: 2.41, Min: 0.11
NWSA: 1.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 1.5, Max: 1.82
Current: 1.7
0.65
1.82
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.10
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
78.31% of 272 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 28.1, Med: -5.1, Min: -1898.3
NWSA: -0.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.2, Med: -0.1, Max: 0
Current: -0.1
-0.2
0

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.46
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
56.29% of 318 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 844.44, Med: 2.44, Min: 0.06
NWSA: 4.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.14, Med: 1.37, Max: 6.44
Current: 4.46
1.14
6.44
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.60
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
75.28% of 178 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 229.59, Med: 1.33, Min: 0.11
NWSA: 0.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 0.63, Max: 0.78
Current: 0.6
0.53
0.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.68
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
58.41% of 339 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 49.25, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.01
NWSA: 0.68
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.67, Med: 1, Max: 1.24
Current: 0.68
0.67
1.24
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
86.26% of 422 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 526.32, Med: 3.86, Min: -344.83
NWSA: 7.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.2, Med: 6.4, Max: 9
Current: 7.75
-8.2
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 26.75
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
100.00% of 219 companies
in the Broadcasting - TV industry.
Industry Max: 185.02, Med: 7.73, Min: -876.47
NWSA: 26.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 20.8, Med: 25.4, Max: 27.6
Current: 26.75
20.8
27.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 10,301
EPS (TTM) $ -0.29
Beta 1.02
Volatility % 24.32
52-Week Range $ 10.65 - 16.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 585.16

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 4
Positive ROA N
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y