The stock of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) is a huge mover today! About 731,781 shares traded hands. News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) has risen 28.56% since March 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.52% the S&P500.
The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $8.22B company. It was reported on Oct, 7 by Barchart.com. We have $13.72 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:NWS worth $493.20 million less.
Analysts await News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) to report earnings on November, 3.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “News Corp. provides media and information services. It is focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers. The company’s business comprises of media, which includes news and information services, sports programming primarily in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education and pay-TV distribution primarily in Australia. It operates primarily in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. News Corp. is headquartered in New York.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.27, from 0.66 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 48 funds sold all News Corp shares owned while 220 reduced positions. 67 funds bought stakes while 181 increased positions. They now own 1.00 billion shares or 3.50% less from 1.04 billion shares in 2016Q1.
Moreover, Nomura Asset Management Company Limited has 0.08% invested in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) for 149,150 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has 0.14% invested in the company for 1.77 million shares. Johnson Grp Inc Inc accumulated 4,741 shares or 0.02% of the stock. State Of Wisconsin Board, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 1.65M shares. Asset Management holds 0.01% of its portfolio in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) for 23,235 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Gp Ltd Com last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Ltd has 0.05% invested in the company for 61,859 shares. Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has 0.02% invested in the company for 10,205 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 2.06M shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Gerstein Fisher has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS). Moreover, Suntrust Banks has 0.02% invested in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) for 99,815 shares. Intll last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Baupost Group Inc Llc Ma holds 2.83% of its portfolio in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) for 7.70 million shares. Utd Automobile Association accumulated 540,803 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Richard Bernstein Advsr Limited Liability Corp last reported 106,379 shares in the company.
Insider Transactions: Since August 15, 2016, the stock had 1 insider purchase, and 2 selling transactions for $75.98 million net activity. Another trade for 53,349 shares valued at $1.39 million was sold by MURDOCH KEITH RUPERT. DEVOE DAVID F sold 31,260 shares worth $812,135. $78.18M worth of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) was bought by UBBEN JEFFREY W.
More notable recent News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “News Corp’s Australian Netflix challenger shuts up shop” on October 04, 2016, also Theguardian.com with their article: “News Corp faces lawsuits from 20 ‘Fake Sheikh’ targets in wake of conviction” published on October 05, 2016, Economictimes.Indiatimes.com published: “September quarter sees robust M&As, PE deals dry up: News Corp VCCEdge” on October 05, 2016. More interesting news about News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) were released by: Wsj.com and their article: “Former News Corp Executives Accused of Misleading UK Parliament; Company Cleared” published on September 14, 2016 as well as Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “Univision Names News Corp’s Raju Narisetti as CEO of Former Gawker Media” with publication date: September 21, 2016.
NWS Company Profile
News Corporation, incorporated on December 11, 2012, is a global diversified media and information services firm focused on creating and distributing content to clients and businesses throughout the world. The Company’s activities are organized into five divisions: News and Information Services; Book Publishing; Digital Real Estate Services; Cable Network Programming, and Other. The Firm comprises businesses across a range of media, including news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia and pay-television distribution in Australia, that are distributed under brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, The Australian, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia, realestate.com.au, realtor.com and Foxtel, among others. The Firm also owns a stake in Foxtel, a pay-television well-known provider in Australia, which is accounted for as an equity investment. The Firm operates primarily in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, and its content is distributed and consumed across the world. The Firm delivers its content to clients across numerous distribution platforms consisting not only of traditional print and television, but also through an array of digital platforms, including Websites, applications for mobile devices and tablets, social media and e-book devices.
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