News (NWS) Receives Daily News Impact Score of -0.05
Press coverage about News (NASDAQ:NWS) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. News earned a news sentiment score of -0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 42.235384539115 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Stock futures volatile; Panic abroad; Lululemon ousts CEO (money.cnn.com)
- Factors Likely to Decide News Corp's (NWSA) Fate in Q2 Earnings (finance.yahoo.com)
- Facebook Inc Will Let Users Decide What News Sources Are Trustworthy (investorplace.com)
- Paul Mango, Scott Wagner invest millions in Pennsylvania gubernatorial run (mcall.com)
- eBay Inc Is Ditching PayPal, Which Is Great News… For eBay (investorplace.com)
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub lowered News from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. TheStreet upgraded News from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th.
News (NASDAQ:NWS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $2.06 billion during the quarter. News had a positive return on equity of 2.27% and a negative net margin of 7.96%.
In other News news, CFO Kevin Halpin sold 7,387 shares of News stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.62, for a total transaction of $115,384.94. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 17,468 shares in the company, valued at approximately $272,850.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders have sold a total of 19,855 shares of company stock valued at $313,252 in the last quarter. Company insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.
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News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company’s business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and realestate.com.au.
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