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News (NWSA) PS Ratio

: 1.39 (As of Today)
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The PS Ratio, or Price-to-Sales ratio, or Price/Sales, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Revenue per Share. As of today, News's share price is $24.03. News's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $17.32. Hence, News's PS Ratio for today is 1.39.

Warning Sign:

News Corp stock PS Ratio (=1.39) is close to 2-year high of 1.53

The historical rank and industry rank for News's PS Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NWSA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5   Med: 1.02   Max: 1.85
Current: 1.4

During the past 13 years, News's highest PS Ratio was 1.85. The lowest was 0.50. And the median was 1.02.

NWSA's PS Ratio is ranked worse than
54.03% of 1018 companies
in the Media - Diversified industry
Industry Median: 1.22 vs NWSA: 1.40

News's Revenue per Sharefor the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $4.51. Its Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $17.32.

Warning Sign:

News Corp revenue growth has slowed down over the past 12 months.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of News was -0.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 3.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 1.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 1.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, News's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 6.40% per year. The lowest was -2.50% per year. And the median was 0.60% per year.

Back to Basics: PS Ratio


News PS Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for News's PS Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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News Annual Data
Trend Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19 Jun20 Jun21 Jun22 Jun23
PS Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.79 0.77 1.63 0.89 1.14

News Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
PS Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.05 0.99 1.14 1.17 1.42

Competitive Comparison

For the Entertainment subindustry, News's PS Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PS Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


News PS Ratio Distribution

For the Media - Diversified industry and Communication Services sector, News's PS Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where News's PS Ratio falls into.



News PS Ratio Calculation

The PS Ratio, or Price-to-Sales ratio, or Price/Sales, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Revenue per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks and it was first used by Ken Fisher.

News's PS Ratio for today is calculated as

PS Ratio=Share Price/Revenue per Share (TTM)
=24.03/17.317
=1.39

News's Share Price of today is $24.03.
News's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $17.32.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

PS Ratio=Market Cap/Revenue

The Revenue here is for the trailing 12 months.


News  (NAS:NWSA) PS Ratio Explanation

The PS Ratio is an excellent valuation indicator if you want to compare a stock with its historical valuation or with the stocks in the same industry. The PS Ratio works especially well when you want to compare the stock's current valuation with its historical valuation. The PS Ratio is a great valuation tool for evaluating cyclical businesses where the PE Ratio works poorly. It works the best when comparing the current valuation with the historical valuation because over time, a company's profit margin tends to revert to the mean.

When the PS Ratio is applied to the whole stock market, it can be used to evaluate the current market valuation and projected returns. In this case, the price is the total market cap of all stocks that are traded, and sales are the GDP of the country. This is how Warren Buffett estimates the broad market valuation and project future returns.

Similar to the PE Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PS Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

The PS Ratio does not tell you how cheap or expensive the stock is. It cannot be used to compare companies in different industries. It works better for companies within the same industry because these companies tend to have similar capital structures and profit margins. It works the best when comparing a company with itself in the past.


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News (NWSA) Business Description

Address
1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, USA, 10036
News Corporation is a diversified media conglomerate with significant presence in the U.S, the U.K., and Australia. Key mastheads 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 and Foxtel (both 65%-owned), while its 61%-owned REA Group is the dominant real estate classified business in Australia. In addition, it owns HarperCollins, one of the largest book publishers in the world, and also has a substantial digital property advertising business (Move) in the U.S.
Executives
Marygrace Degrazio officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Kelly Ayotte director C/O NEWS CORPORATION, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Susan Panuccio officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O NEWS CORPORATION, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
David B Pitofsky officer: General Counsel C/O NEWS CORPORATION, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Kevin Halpin officer: Deputy Chief Financial Officer 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Joel Klein director C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
James R Murdoch director C/O LUPA SYSTEMS, 363 LAFAYETTE STREET, NEW YORK NY 10022
John Elkann director 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10003
Elaine L. Chao director C/O DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC., ONE DOLE DRIVE, WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA 91362
Ana Paula Pessoa director 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10003
Masroor Siddiqui director 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10003
Natalie Bancroft director C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Jose Maria Aznar director C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Lachlan K Murdoch director C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Cruden Financial Services Llc 10 percent owner C/O MCDONALD CARANO WILSON LLP, 100 LIBERTY STREET, RENO NV 89501

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