News Corp Revenue, Profits - NWS Annual Income Statement

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$16.15 $0.2 (1.22%) NWS stock closing price Apr 24, 2018 (Closing)

Stock analysis based on fundamentals means looking at financial statements in addition to the News Corp stock price. An income statement is one of the three key financial statements furnished by a company, the other two being the balance sheet and the cashflow statement. The income statement is generated for a specific period of time, typically a year or a quarter. The revenue decrease to $8.14B for 2017 impacts the NWS stock. Investors typically check year over year or quarter over quarter revenue growth. Revenue for year 2017 is $8.14B and has decreased from $8.29B year on year as is evident when you compare the latest figures in the latest News Corp profit and loss statement with those of the prior corresponding period. Also see News Corp assets and News Corp free cash flow for a complete valuation of NWS stock.

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Fiscal year is Jul - Jun2017201620152014201320122011
News Corp Revenues or Net Sales
8.14B8.29B8.63B8.57B8.89B8.65B9.1B
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)4.53B4.73B5.03B5.14B5.42B5.12B5.23B
News Corp Gross Profit
3.61B3.56B3.61B3.44B3.47B3.53B3.86B
Research & Development Expense-------
Selling General & Admin Expense2.73B2.72B2.76B2.67B2.78B2.75B2.65B
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization885M842M852M770M688M782M1.21B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization449M505M530M578M548M483M430M
Non Operating Income-1.09B-199M-322M-657M-44M-2.73B131M
Interest Expense-39M-43M-56M-68M-77M-56M-47M
News Corp Pretax Income
-615M181M56M-397M173M-2.38B961M
Provision for Income Taxes28M-54M134M-691M-374M-337M257M
MinorityInterest95M71M69M55M41M35M26M
Investment Gains Losses-------
Other Income-------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations-643M235M-78M294M547M-2.04B704M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations-15M-----
News Corp Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
-738M179M-147M239M506M-2.08B678M
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS581M583M581M580M581.61M--
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS581M581M581M579M581.61M--
Income Before Nonrecurring Items208M232M274M268M285M--
Income from Nonrecurring Items-946M-68M-421M-31M221M--
News Corp Earnings Per Share Basic Net
-1.270.30-0.260.410.87--
News Corp Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
-1.270.30-0.260.410.87--
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items0.360.400.470.460.49--
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd-------
Dividends Common-------
Dividend Per Share Common0.200.200.000.000.000.000.00
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The key things to look for in an income statement while doing News Corp stock analysis are:

  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the News Corp revenue chart, as isn't the case with News Corp indicates a sagging business. One needs to compare the YoY topline or sales growth of NWS stock with its peers like FOX stock and IQ stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like News Corp try to grow their profits by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.

The income statement is also called the profit and loss statement. Apart from the NWS income statement, one can check the News Corp historical stock prices to check how the price has moved with time.

News Corp Income Statement - Key Financial Ratios

PS Ratio (price sales ratio)
1.13
Operating Margin
10.5
Dividend Yield
1.24%