News Corp Balance Sheet - Quarterly (NASDAQ:NWS)

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$15.5 $0.1 (0.64%) NWS stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

A thorough fundamental analysis involves using data from News Corp balance sheet, apart from other financial statements, to value the business. All three financial statements should be used to measure the financial performance of the company, and should form a part of the News Corp stock analysis. Quarterly results are typically accompanied with the company releasing financial statements. The balance sheet shows total liabilities of $3.36B and shareholders equity of $10.01B. News Corp revenue and News Corp operating cash flow are important in understanding the financial capacity of the company.

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Fiscal year is Jul - Jun2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Cash2.11B1.86B1.88B2.02B1.85B1.56B1.5B2.15B1.97B1.88B
Marketable Securities----------
Receivables1.33B1.38B1.37B1.28B1.33B1.53B1.29B1.23B1.25B1.35B
Inventory----------
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets546M483M526M523M586M499M535M513M679M563M
Total Current Assets
3.99B3.72B3.77B3.82B3.76B3.59B3.33B3.89B3.91B3.8B
Property Plant & Equipment---4.96B---4.93B--
Accumulated Depreciation---3.34B---2.52B--
Net Property Plant & Equipment
1.64B1.63B1.64B1.62B1.96B1.98B2.37B2.41B2.5B2.55B
Investment & Advances957M2.02B2.04B2.03B2.01B1.93B2.27B2.27B2.26B2.29B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges370M349M553M525M536M549M628M602M666M-
Intangibles5.95B6.2B6.22B6.12B6.18B6.09B6.27B5.92B5.91B5.25B
Deposits & Other Assets467M444M438M442M442M385M407M396M472M984M
Total Assets
13.37B14.36B14.66B14.55B14.89B14.53B15.27B15.48B15.72B14.88B
Notes Payable----------
Accounts Payable230M216M235M222M229M240M240M217M227M248M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt----------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses1.22B1.11B1.15B1.2B1.21B1.12B1.14B1.37B1.44B1.11B
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities1.01B941M1.04B1.03B1.02B964M911M854M982M740M
Total Current Liabilities
2.47B2.27B2.42B2.45B2.46B2.33B2.29B2.44B2.65B2.1B
Mortgages----------
Deferred Taxes/Income55M59M73M61M82M40M171M171M200M145M
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt184M187M281M276M273M268M377M369M369M-
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities655M665M675M670M633M646M668M699M634M635M
Total Liabilities
3.36B3.18B3.45B3.46B3.45B3.28B3.5B3.68B3.85B2.88B
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock20M20M20M20M20M20M20M20M20M20M
Common Stock Net6M6M6M6M6M6M6M6M6M6M
Capital Surplus12.31B12.35B12.34B12.4B12.4B12.45B12.43B12.43B12.43B12.44B
Retained Earnings-1.79B-664M-581M-648M-219M-213M76M150M60M268M
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities-533M-534M-569M-680M-767M-1.02B-770M-808M-646M-736M
Shareholders Equity10.01B11.18B11.22B11.09B11.44B11.25B11.77B11.8B11.87B12B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity13.37B14.36B14.66B14.55B14.89B14.53B15.27B15.48B15.72B14.88B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Apart from balance sheet items, an investor would do well to keep track of the News Corp stock price by looking at News Corp historical stock prices. One can compare PE with industry average by looking at the News Corp PE ratio chart. The common balance sheet items are:

  • Assets: NWS total assets, which was at $13.37B for 2018 Q3 is a balance sheet item representing value of what News Corp owns. Assets are brought to aid a firms operations, or to increase its economic value. It must be noted that tech stocks may not have a lot of assets, as the value for these companies is often derived from future earning potential.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of News Corp for the quarter 2018 Q3 total to $3.36B. Liabilities for a company like News Corp include bank loans, services which have been availed for which a settlement in the form of cash/ asset transfer needs to be done in future etc. A firm takes on such obligations to grow its business which in turn will generate future economic benefits for its business.

News Corp Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
1.62
Debt to equity ratio
0.02
Asset turnover ratio
0.6
Receivables turnover
6.3
Price to book ratio
0.82