News CorpNWSA:NSQ

15.57
0.04 / 0.3%
2.90m
9.1 %
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About the company

8.69bn267.00m201222.00k
Revenue in USD (TTM)Net income in USDIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryMediaLocation
News Corp
1211 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK10036-8701
United States
USA
Phone+1 (212) 416-3400Fax+1 (302) 655-5049Websitehttp://newscorp.com
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company’s business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and realestate.com.au. The Company is a developing provider of digital education content, assessment and delivery services. The Company’s business component includes News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, Amplify and Foxtel. In July 2014, it completed the acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.

Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired company
Deal status
DateNWSA:NSQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Move IncDeal completed30 Sep 2014+7.3 %899.22m
Harlequin Enterprises LtdDeal completed02 May 2014+10.0 %414.81m
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Peer analysis

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1.59bn34.39m2.18bn3.59k62.092.7219.331.370.2120.205210.014.830.6182--7.66442,7341.302.941.602.9459.4659.362.104.27--2.440.471610.420.7163-8.229-39.826185.66-7.0887--
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674.96m53.17m2.20bn2.60k30.101.4617.863.260.56040.56047.3111.540.2026--3.60--1.70-0.22431.78-0.224367.1269.248.37-0.7655--3.510.6128--150.070.5222767.75--62.99--
Meredith Corporation
1.53bn127.89m2.37bn3.50k19.072.6011.851.552.832.8333.7620.730.618522.205.79436,6565.187.726.337.7262.3060.538.378.151.0216.100.481950.88-0.17890.8932-8.1755--1.1213.81
Time Inc
3.28bn87.00m2.47bn7.90k28.950.85699.290.7530.77930.779329.8326.330.56724.906.72--1.50--1.83--60.53--2.65--1.116.610.3238---2.1765---56.7164------
John Wiley & Sons Inc
1.84bn165.86m3.50bn5.10k21.403.2212.611.902.782.7830.7918.480.63747.068.63360,3695.758.927.598.9272.3069.699.029.510.718423.830.388128.380.81881.9611.294.591.2013.97
Yelp Inc
377.54m36.47m3.78bn2.71k168.936.2769.8710.010.29960.29964.268.070.6591--13.27139,2616.37--6.71--93.5493.189.66-2.1547----0.00--62.0471.02462.27--91.87--
Gannett Co., Inc.
6.08bn1.12bn8.14bn31.25k7.41--5.531.344.824.8226.21--------194,460--9.74--9.7450.9345.7719.5611.59--10.14--22.2116.411.75173.2824.7617.2937.97
News Corp
8.69bn267.00m9.00bn22.00k33.810.7159.951.040.45940.459414.9821.750.5442--5.93395,1822.13--2.52------3.92--1.62--0.00---3.5654---53.1621------
Data as of Apr 27 2015. Currency figures normalised to News Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2014
35.43m9.3%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2014
27.32m7.2%
Pzena Investment Management LLC
as of 31 Dec 2014
26.50m7.0%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2014
20.61m5.4%
Harris Associates LP
as of 31 Dec 2014
20.04m5.3%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 31 Dec 2014
19.52m5.1%
International Value Advisers LLC
as of 31 Dec 2014
19.16m5.0%
Templeton Global Advisors Ltd.
as of 31 Dec 2014
12.89m3.4%
Dodge & Cox
as of 31 Dec 2014
9.75m2.6%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2014
5.95m1.6%
51.7%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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