News Corporation (NWS) Given News Impact Rating of 0.16

Press coverage about News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Alpha One. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. News Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 44 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment’s analysis:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS)

News Corporation (NWS) traded up 0.71% on Friday, reaching $14.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 815,078 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.49 and a 200-day moving average of $12.93. The stock’s market cap is $8.23 billion. News Corporation has a one year low of $10.90 and a one year high of $15.22.

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. News Corporation had a positive return on equity of 1.77% and a negative net margin of 2.64%. The firm had revenue of $1.98 billion for the quarter. On average, analysts predict that News Corporation will post $1.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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News Corporation Company Profile

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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