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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 Ratings3.3
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)28,000
Revenue (FY, 2020)$9 B(-10%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$18.7
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 (Q1, 2021)

2.1b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

47.0m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

11.0b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

18.7

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

1.5b

EV

11.9b
News Corp's current market capitalization is $11 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, 2021

Revenue

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

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, 2021

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Inventories

216.0m388.0m400.0m404.0m402.0m358.0m363.0m203.0m
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, 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)47.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

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

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)
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

84/100

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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

Statement By News Corp Regarding Multistate Litigation Against Google

New York (December 17, 2020) —The following statement was released today by News Corp regarding the antitrust and consumer protection litigation filed on Wednesday, December 16, by ten states against Google in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas.read more

Balancing the books: Murdoch’s News Corp tables bid for Simon & Schuster

Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is said to have tabled a bid for Simon & Schuster, the publishing giant behind best-selling The post Balancing the books: Murdoch’s News Corp tables bid for Simon & Schuster appeared first on CityAM.

Key Words: ‘You’ve turned this issue of physics into an issue of value or identity’: Former Australian premier clashes with News Corp editor over climate coverage

The jagged intersection of science, politics and the news media was on display this week in a tense exchange on climate change between former center-right Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and a top editor at News Corp.

REA to buy controlling stake in Elara for up to $70M; News Corp to hike stake

Elara first started with PropTiger.com and later acquired Housing.com and Makaan.com to grow its business.

REMINDER: News Corp to Hold Virtual Dow Jones Investor Day on September 21, 2020

New York, NY (September 18, 2020) —News Corp will host a virtual Dow Jones Investor Day on September 21, 2020. For the benefit of investors globally, News Corp will host two sessions of the event. The first session will be webcast from 10:00 a.m.read more

Rupert Murdoch’s son quits News Corp over 'editorial disagreements'

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s youngest son has quit the board of News Corporation citing “disagreements over editorial content”. James Murdoch, The post Rupert Murdoch’s son quits News Corp over 'editorial disagreements' appeared first on CityAM.
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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.