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About the company

News Corporation is a global diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing content to consumers and businesses throughout the world. The Company's operations are organized into five segments: News and Information Services; Book Publishing; Digital Real Estate Services; Cable Network Programming, and Other. The Company's News and Information Services segment consists primarily of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia (which includes News Limited and its subsidiaries), News UK, the New York Post and News America Marketing. Its Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins Publishers (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, HarperCollins), which is a consumer book publisher. Its Digital Real Estate Services segment consists of its interest in REA Group Limited (REA Group), and its interest in Move, Inc. (Move). The Company's Cable Network Programming segment consists of FOX SPORTS Australia, a sports programming provider in Australia.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)8.20bn
  • Net income in USD-358.00m
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees24.00k
  • Location
    News Corp1211 Avenue of the AmericasNEW YORK 10036-8701United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 416-3400
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttp://newscorp.com
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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)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Scholastic Corp1.76bn47.80m1.51bn8.90k32.371.1917.630.85751.341.3150.4236.440.97322.389.74197,280.902.652.303.633.2353.6453.902.722.171.3817.560.004648.032.26-2.39183.87-0.6682-14.3911.38
Time Inc3.08bn-48.00m1.51bn7.45k--1.0416.940.4902-0.4753-0.475330.6114.550.669539.245.99412,885.90-1.04-1.37-1.36-1.6957.9059.98-1.56-2.330.98123.710.4627---0.8701-3.5194.55--16.04--
New York Times Co1.56bn31.34m2.33bn3.71k78.342.7526.561.500.18450.17099.535.260.6758--7.69419,229.701.132.661.433.2759.6259.871.684.35--2.470.226325.51-1.510.0099-50.45-7.04-7.68--
Meredith Corporation1.70bn55.04m2.63bn3.60k50.002.6823.861.541.171.1737.6621.810.625724.136.12473,255.302.024.372.465.5064.8361.833.236.781.0117.430.393673.203.483.33-75.19-23.74-3.4914.45
Yelp Inc713.07m-4.67m2.82bn4.26k--3.4891.703.95-0.0665-0.06659.1610.160.8693--11.74167,544.40-0.5693-1.19-0.6103-1.2791.5391.93-0.6549-1.51----0.00--29.7253.6485.81--38.60--
John Wiley & Sons Inc1.70bn101.18m3.03bn4.70k30.322.9913.931.781.741.7429.2917.640.5478.757.45361,836.203.255.964.408.0173.5071.275.959.471.0515.190.461234.73-5.23-0.1787-17.58-3.2411.4913.40
Tegna Inc3.34bn444.17m5.47bn10.12k12.582.417.821.642.021.9915.2110.590.392--5.80330,125.305.815.236.526.0268.9159.1614.8314.06--4.200.608742.089.51-8.6124.26-0.64385.5218.47
News Corp8.20bn-358.00m7.45bn24.00k--0.675128.020.9091-0.6166-0.628714.1018.880.5577--5.70341,583.30-1.58-0.5948-1.90-0.7079-----2.84-1.061.451.790.0306---2.72-1.83-45.27-24.90-14.15--
Data as of Apr 28 2017. Currency figures normalised to News Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

58.59%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201657.31m15.02%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201644.96m11.78%
Pzena Investment Management LLCas of 31 Dec 201625.10m6.58%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 201617.91m4.69%
Harris Associates LPas of 31 Dec 201617.22m4.51%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201616.52m4.33%
International Value Advisers LLCas of 31 Dec 201615.81m4.14%
Artisan Partners LPas of 31 Dec 201611.65m3.05%
Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLCas of 31 Dec 20169.78m2.56%
Dodge & Coxas of 31 Dec 20167.39m1.94%
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Data from 31 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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