News stories about News (NASDAQ:NWS) have trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. News earned a daily sentiment score of -2.17 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media coverage about the company an news buzz score of 5 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected News’ ranking:
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on NWS shares. BidaskClub raised shares of News from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 16th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of News from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 9th.
Shares of News stock opened at $12.86 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $7.76 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.13 and a beta of 1.53. The company has a quick ratio of 1.15, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. News has a 52 week low of $12.57 and a 52 week high of $17.70.
News (NASDAQ:NWS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $2.52 billion during the quarter. News had a negative net margin of 15.61% and a positive return on equity of 2.99%.
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News Company Profile
News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, MarketWatch, and DJX through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, Websites, mobile device applications, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, live journalism, video, and podcasts.
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