News Corp -A Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:NWSA)

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News Corp -A
Updated on : Apr 24, 2018
previous close
NWSA 15.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2634.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 24, 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
NWSA dividend yield:
1.26%
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Net Margins
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
NWSA PS :
1.1
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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NWSA Stock Analysis

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View the News Corp -A stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for NWSA 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 2.5/5

Amigobulls NWSA stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q2 financial data like News Corp -A revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. We compare News Corp -A valuation with its sector peers to gauge relative attractiveness of NWSA stock. Our News Corp -A stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy NWSA stock?

  • News Corp -A has a lower debt burden than its peers in the Consumer Discretionary sector, with a debt/equity ratio of  0.02.
  • The lower PS ratio 1.1 for NWSA stock versus Movie-TV Production-Distribution industry average of 1.6 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell NWSA stock?

  • 2018 Q2 revenue growth of 3% YoY was meagre.
  • News Corp -A posted an average Net loss of -5.4% in the last twelve months.
  • NWSA stock is trading at a PE ratio of 32.4, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 21.1.
  • 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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Investors can make use of the Amigobulls News Corp -A stock analysis to ascertain how NWSA stock fares in fundamental analysis investment criteria. Company's fundamentals remain one of the key driver of NWSA stock and helps investors in making good buy and sell decision.

News Corp -A revenue growth is an indicator of the demand for a company's products while profit margin is indicative of company's pricing power and pricing strategy. One can also combine technical analysis and fundamental analysis to get a holistic picture about NWSA stock.