News Corp Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:NWS)

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News Corp
Updated on : Apr 19, 2018
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NWS 16.4 (0%)
S&P 500 2693.1 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 19, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Movie-TV Production-Distribution
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
7.3%
Sector Average:
10.4%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
187M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.02
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$208M
Net Income:
-$83M
Dividend Yield
NWS dividend yield:
1.22%
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Net Margins
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NWS PS :
1.2
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
3.8%
Return on Equity:
-4%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
7.2%
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News Corp Stock Analysis

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Watch the robo advisor video of News Corp stock analysis on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for NWS stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

News Corp Stock Rating 2.6/5

Amigobulls NWS stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as News Corp revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2018 Q2 earnings. News Corp valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. News Corp stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy NWS stock?

  • News Corp has a lower debt burden than its peers in the Consumer Discretionary sector, with a debt/equity ratio of  0.02.
  • When compared with the Movie-TV Production-Distribution industry average PS ratio of 1.6, the price-to-sales ratio of 1.2 for NWS stock is attractive.

Should you sell NWS stock?

  • News Corp salesgrew by a marginal 3% year over year in 2018 Q2.
  • News Corp registered an average TTM Net loss of -5.4%.
  • NWS stock is trading at a PE ratio of 33.5, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 22.
  • A negative ROE of -4% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.

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