The stock of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) is a huge mover today! About 617,226 shares traded hands. News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) has declined 5.66% since April 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.62% the S&P500.
The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $7.00 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 8 by Barchart.com. We have $11.29 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:NWS worth $350.00M less.
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 Q2 2016. Its up 0.27, from 0.66 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, 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.
Plante Moran Ltd Limited Liability Company last reported 937 shares in the company. Westpac holds 0% or 82,750 shares in its portfolio. Deere Co last reported 79,892 shares in the company. Blume Cap has 0.04% invested in the company for 2,134 shares. Ridgeworth Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.05% invested in the company for 197,697 shares. The Wyoming-based Friess Ltd Liability Company has invested 1.67% in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS). Tarbox Group last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Los Angeles Capital & Equity Research Inc holds 0.01% or 36,538 shares in its portfolio. Private Wealth Prtnrs Lc has invested 0.31% of its portfolio in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS). Tudor Et Al reported 65,930 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. The New York-based Ibm Retirement Fund has invested 0.19% in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS). Argent holds 0.15% or 17,678 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated last reported 144,323 shares in the company. Fairpointe Capital Limited Com last reported 0.03% of its portfolio in the stock. The California-based Spo Advisory has invested 1.47% in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS).
Insider Transactions: Since August 15, 2016, the stock had 1 insider purchase, and 2 insider sales for $75.98 million net activity. The insider MURDOCH KEITH RUPERT sold 53,349 shares worth $1.39M. 31,260 shares were sold by DEVOE DAVID F, worth $812,135 on Monday, August 15. $78.18 million worth of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) shares were bought by UBBEN JEFFREY W.
More notable recent News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) news were published by: Wsj.com which released: “News Corp Swings to a Loss” on November 07, 2016, also Cnbc.com with their article: “News Corp aims for quality, not ‘vacuous, contentious clickbait,’ exec says” published on November 07, 2016, Nypost.com published: “News Corp shares climb amid digital revenue rise” on November 08, 2016. More interesting news about News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “News Corp (NWSA) Stock Drops on Q1 Loss” published on November 08, 2016 as well as Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “Rupert Murdoch’s Total Pay at News Corp Valued at $5.3 Million” with publication date: October 12, 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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