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About the company

News Corp is a media and information services company. The Company has businesses across a range of media, including news and information services, subscription video services in Australia, book publishing and digital real estate services. Its segments include News and Information Services, Subscription Video Services, Book Publishing and Digital Real Estate Services. The News and Information Services segment includes its global print, digital and broadcast radio media platforms. Subscription Video Services segment provides video sports, entertainment and news services to pay-tv subscribers and other commercial licensees. Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins, a consumer book publisher with operations in approximately 17 countries and particular strengths in general fiction, nonfiction, children’s and religious publishing. Digital Real Estate Services segment consists of the Company’s interest in REA Group and interest in Move.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)8.72bn
  • Net income in USD-862.00m
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees23.50k
  • Location
    News Corp1211 Avenue of the AmericasNEW YORK 10036-8701United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 416-3400
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttps://newscorp.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
NWSA:NSQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co-Books & Media SegmentAnnounced29 Mar 202129 Mar 2021Announced2.95%349.00m
Investor's Business Daily IncAnnounced25 Mar 202125 Mar 2021Announced4.09%275.00m
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Apr 20 2021 21:00 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
Revenue
(YOY change %)
Revenue
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
John Wiley & Sons Inc1.88bn-51.12m3.15bn6.90k--2.9629.101.67-0.9248-0.924833.4819.040.556914.506.48272,444.30-1.513.61-2.015.1067.6670.95-2.725.870.54041.010.474670.571.750.099-144.15--5.523.23
New York Times Co1.78bn100.10m8.25bn4.70k82.556.2050.614.620.59580.595810.617.930.8113--8.98379,497.704.594.285.825.5246.1758.415.655.46----0.0032.43-1.582.46-28.489.625.028.45
News Corp8.72bn-862.00m15.42bn23.50k--1.94--1.77-1.47-1.4714.7813.760.555816.455.79371,063.80-7.20-3.90-9.54-5.0447.1044.50-12.95-6.731.1912.510.1216---10.581.11-918.71--7.30--
Data as of Apr 20 2021. Currency figures normalised to News Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

64.16%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Dec 202059.32m15.17%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 202050.54m12.92%
Independent Franchise Partners LLPas of 31 Dec 202030.39m7.77%
Yacktman Asset Management LPas of 31 Dec 202021.44m5.48%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 202019.28m4.93%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 202018.62m4.76%
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 202016.47m4.21%
Dodge & Coxas of 31 Dec 202013.57m3.47%
Contour Asset Management LLCas of 31 Dec 202011.27m2.88%
Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Dec 202010.00m2.56%
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Data from 31 Dec 2020 - 31 Dec 2020Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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