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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 CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)28,000
Job Openings52
Revenue (FY, 2020)$9 B(-10%)
Share Price (May 2021)$26.7(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at News Corp

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch

Executive Chairman
Lachlan K. Murdoch

Lachlan K. Murdoch

Co-Chairman
Robert J. Thomson

Robert J. Thomson

Chief Executive, Director
Susan Panuccio

Susan Panuccio

Chief Financial Officer
David Pitofsky

David Pitofsky

General Counsel
Anoushka Healy

Anoushka Healy

Chief Strategy Officer
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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

News Corp's revenue was reported to be $9.01 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

1.0b

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

15.4b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

26.7

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

1.6b

EV

16.2b
News Corp's current market capitalization is $15.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

8.3b8.1b9.0b10.1b9.0b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)(2%)11%

Cost of goods sold

4.7b4.9b

Gross profit

3.6b4.1b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

2.0b2.1b2.2b2.1b2.5b2.6b2.5b2.3b2.5b2.3b2.1b1.0b

Sales and marketing expense

705.0m670.0m702.0m

General and administrative expense

662.0m660.0m712.0m760.0m826.0m773.0m810.0m

Operating expense total

1.4b1.3b1.4b760.0m826.0m773.0m810.0m10.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

3.1b2.0b1.8b2.0b2.0b1.6b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.6b1.5b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

523.0m515.0m

Inventories

37.6m348.0m348.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

2.7b2.9b3.2b2.7b1.9b2.0b1.9b1.9b2.0b1.5b1.6b1.9b1.9b1.9b2.1b1.9b1.6b1.6b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.4b1.6b1.9b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.2b1.2b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

526.0m483.0m547.0m558.0m564.0m416.0m518.0m

Inventories

216.0m388.0m400.0m404.0m402.0m358.0m363.0m203.0m203.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

294.0m(78.0m)250.0m(643.0m)(1.4b)228.0m(1.5b)

Depreciation and Amortization

(505.0m)449.0m472.0m659.0m644.0m

Inventories

15.0m(14.0m)(58.0m)9.0m

Accounts Payable

104.0m34.0m342.0m137.0m53.0m(147.0m)1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

27.0m178.0m226.0m88.0m251.0m285.0m189.0m271.0m141.0m(219.0m)(219.0m)87.0m21.0m(1.1b)128.0m247.0m270.0m(211.0m)(108.0m)(1.1b)47.0m308.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

141.0m279.0m421.0m131.0m266.0m398.0m121.0m244.0m370.0m120.0m240.0m349.0m97.0m197.0m297.0m163.0m326.0m494.0m162.0m324.0m484.0m164.0m331.0m

Inventories

32.0m51.0m(32.0m)(16.0m)(8.0m)(14.0m)(23.0m)(43.0m)(74.0m)(72.0m)3.0m(47.0m)2.0m27.0m

Accounts Payable

(22.0m)65.0m281.0m(25.0m)(26.0m)41.0m74.0m(15.0m)414.0m(258.0m)52.0m89.0m(107.0m)(185.0m)(48.0m)(152.0m)(81.0m)(110.0m)1.4b1.3b1.3b(42.0m)(36.0m)
USDQ1, 2014

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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News Corp Operating Metrics

Q2, 2018

New Digital Subscribers

1 k
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News Corp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
AcurisMarch 12, 2019
Wireless GroupJune 30, 2016£220 m
UnrulySeptember 16, 2015£114 m
Realtor.comSeptember 30, 2014$950 m
HarlequinMay 02, 2014$415 m
Wireless GenerationNovember 22, 2010$360 m
MyspaceJuly 18, 2005$580 m
Fox Entertainment GroupMarch 21, 2005

News Corp Revenue Breakdown

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News Corp revenue breakdown by business segment: 56.7% from News and Information Services, 19.5% from Book Publishing, 12.6% from Digital Real Estate Services, 11.1% from Subscription Video Services and 0.0% from Other

News Corp Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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News Corp Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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News Corp Online and Social Media Presence

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News Corp Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    77/100

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News Corp News and Updates

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.

News Corp to buy Investor's Business Daily for $275 million

News Corp announced Thursday a deal to buy Investor's Business Daily for $275 million from O'Neil Capital Management. News Corp is the parent company of MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones. Investor's Business Daily has nearly 100,000 digital subscribers and publishes a week…

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, News Corp reach deal on news in Australia

News Corp said Monday it has reached a deal to let Facebook Inc. feature news in Australia from some of the media company’s key properties, including The Australian national newspaper.

Facebook and News Corp strike a deal in Australia

Media giant News Corp announced today that it has agreed to a three-year content supply deal with Facebook Inc., putting an end to a disagreement in which the social network giant blocked users from viewing or sharing Australian news. In February, Australia passed a media law that would force tech …
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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 Rupert Murdoch, Lachlan K. Murdoch and Robert J. Thomson.

  • How many employees does News Corp have?

    News Corp has 28,000 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 $321.7 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.