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News Corp is a media company involved in the film, television, network programming, satellite television, and newspaper industries. 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.

TypePublic
Founded1979
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitenewscorp.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)23,500(-16%)
Job Openings75
Revenue (FY, 2020)$9 B(-10%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$22
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at News Corp

Robert J. Thomson

Robert J. Thomson

Chief Executive, Director
David Pitofsky

David Pitofsky

General Counsel
Masroor Siddiqui

Masroor Siddiqui

Director
Anoushka Healy

Anoushka Healy

Chief Strategy Officer
José María Aznar

José María Aznar

Director
Tracey Fellows

Tracey Fellows

President Global Digital Real Estate
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News Corp Office Locations

News Corp has offices in New York, Surry Hills and London
New York, NY, US (HQ)
1211 Avenue of the Americas
Surry Hills, AU
2 Holt St
London, GB
Three Castles House, 1 London Bridge St
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News Corp Financials and Metrics

News Corp Revenue

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News Corp's revenue was reported to be $9.01 b in FY, 2020 which is a 10.6% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

2.3b

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

1.1b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2021), %

49.2%

Net income (Q3, 2021)

96.0m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

12.6b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

22.0

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

2.0b

EV

13.0b
News Corp's current market capitalization is $12.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

9.0b10.1b9.0b

Revenue growth, %

11%12%(11%)

Cost of goods sold

4.9b5.6b5.0b

Gross profit

4.1b4.5b4.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

2.5b2.6b2.5b2.3b2.5b2.3b2.1b2.4b2.3b

Cost of goods sold

1.3b1.5b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.2b1.2b

Gross profit

1.2b1.1b1.1b1.0b1.1b985.0m953.0m1.2b1.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

47%44%43%43%46%43%45%50%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.0b1.6b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.5b1.2b

Inventories

37.6m348.0m348.0m

Current Assets

439.4m4.1b3.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

1.9b1.6b1.6b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.6b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.9b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.2b1.2b1.4b1.3b

Inventories

388.0m400.0m404.0m402.0m358.0m363.0m203.0m203.0m246.0m

Current Assets

4.5b4.4b4.2b3.8b3.7b3.7b3.4b3.6b3.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(1.4b)228.0m(1.5b)

Depreciation and Amortization

472.0m659.0m644.0m

Inventories

(14.0m)(58.0m)9.0m

Accounts Payable

53.0m(147.0m)1.3b
Quarterly
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

322.3k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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News Corp Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Average Digital-only Global Issue Sales (Dow Jones)

2.81 m

Broadcast ARPU

$59.58$55$52$52$56$58$62

Channels

200200200200200200200

Publications

200 k200 k200 k
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News Corp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Investor's Business DailyMarch 25, 2021$275 m
News Technology ServicesJune 28, 2017
Wireless Group plcJune 30, 2016£220 m
UnrulySeptember 16, 2015£114 m
VCCircleMarch 08, 2015
BigDecisionsDecember 21, 2014
NWS Digital India Pvt LtdDecember 19, 2014
MoveSeptember 30, 2014$950 m
HarlequinMay 02, 2014$415 m
CloudPressMarch 06, 2014
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News Corp Revenue Breakdown

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News Corp revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.7% from Dow Jones, 31.1% from News Media, 20.9% from Subscription Video Services, 11.8% from Digital Real Estate Services, 18.5% from Book Publishing and 0.0% from Other

News Corp revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 41.6% from Australasia and Other, 41.8% from U.S. and Canada and 16.7% from Europe

News Corp Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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News Corp Online and Social Media Presence

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News Corp Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    88/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    75/100

  • Compensation

    A

    88/100

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News Corp News and Updates

30% Gains Left For News Corp Stock?

News Corp recently reported its Q2 report, wherein revenues were above our estimates but earnings per share came in below. The company reported revenues of $2.49 billion, 11% above the consensus estimate of $2.2 billion and 8% higher than our forecast of $2.3 billion. The company’s EPS...

News Corp to buy OPIS for $1.15 billion in cash

News Corp announced Monday an agreement to buy Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) for $1.15 billion in cash, from S&P Global Inc. and IHS Market Ltd. . The media and information services company said OPIS, the digital data, analytics and insights provider, will become part of the Professiona…

Can News Corp Stock Rebound After A 5% Drop In A Week?

News Corp stock, a global, diversified media and information services company, experienced around a 5% fall over the last week (five trading days) to levels of near $24 currently. But will NWSA’s stock see higher levels over the coming weeks, or is a further decline in the stock imminent?...

News Corp Stock To Trade Higher Post Fiscal Q3 Release?

News Corp (NASDAQ: NWSA), a global, diversified media and information services company, is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter results on Thursday, May 6. We expect NWSA to likely beat the revenue and earnings expectations, driven by the positive momentum of Digital Real Estate...

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt selling consumer publishing unit to News Corp. for $349 million

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt said it's agreed to sell its HMH Books & Media consumer publishing division to News Corp. for $349 million in cash. Houghton Mifflin said the deal to sell the publisher of the J.R.R. Tolkien titles will let it focus on the K-12 education market and pay down a signifi…

The Wall Street Journal: News Corp nears deal to buy publisher Houghton Mifflin’s consumer division

News Corp is nearing an agreement to purchase the consumer arm of educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co., according to people familiar with the matter, which would mark the media company’s second deal in less than a week.
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News Corp Blogs

Foxtel Group to Host Strategy Day

Foxtel Group to Host Strategy Day New York, NY (September 16, 2021) – The Foxtel Group today announced that, together with its shareholders News Corp and Telstra, it will host a live-streamed Strategy Day to provide an update on the Group’s strategy, transformation and financial performance. The Fox…

News Corp to Participate in Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference

New York, NY (September 15, 2021) – News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The session will begin at 3:45pm EDT. To listen to a live webcast, please visit the News Corp …

News Corp Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results for Fiscal 2021

News Corp Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results for Fiscal 2021 Fiscal 2021 Full Year Key Financial Highlights Revenues were $9.36 billion, a 4% increase compared to $9.01 billion in the prior year, reflecting a 30% increase in the fourth quarter Net income of $389 million compared to a net l…

News Corp To Acquire OPIS

News Corp To Acquire OPIS Leading Data and Analytics Provider for Energy and Commodities Markets Will Provide New Pillars of Growth for Dow Jones Growing, High Margin, Subscription-Based Business Expected To Transform the Dow Jones Professional Information Business New York, NY (August 2, 2021) — Ne…

News Corp to Report Fiscal 2021 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings

News Corp to Report Fiscal 2021 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings New York (July 21, 2021)—News Corp will release its fourth quarter and full year Fiscal 2021 results on Thursday, August 5, 2021. News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson and Chief Financial Officer Susan Panuccio will host a call…

News Corp Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was News Corp founded?

    News Corp was founded in 1979.

  • Who are News Corp key executives?

    News Corp's key executives are Robert J. Thomson, David Pitofsky and Masroor Siddiqui.

  • How many employees does News Corp have?

    News Corp has 23,500 employees.

  • What is News Corp revenue?

    Latest News Corp annual revenue is $9 b.

  • What is News Corp revenue per employee?

    Latest News Corp revenue per employee is $383.3 k.

  • Who are News Corp competitors?

    Competitors of News Corp include American Broadcasting Company, Hearst and Warner Media.

  • Where is News Corp headquarters?

    News Corp headquarters is located at 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York.

  • Where are News Corp offices?

    News Corp has offices in New York, Surry Hills and London.

  • How many offices does News Corp have?

    News Corp has 3 offices.