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Market Cap $1.19 billion
P/E Ratio 43.29
Dividend Yield 0.82%
Shares Outstanding 592.66 million
Earnings per share 0.560
Dividend per share 0.27
Year To Date Return 41.77%
Earnings Yield 2.31%
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About News Corp

News Corporation (ASX:NWS) is a diversified newspaper, digital media and publishing company with operations spanning Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Owned and operated by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son, Lachlan Murdoch, News Corp is dual listed on both the ASX and the NASDAQ.

News Corp is one of Australia’s largest media organisations and employees over 8,000 people across the country. The company’s businesses encompass newspapers, magazines, and a wide variety of digital media platforms. Some of the company’s best-known brands include newspapers The Australian, The Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph and The Courier Mail. Its magazine titles include Vogue, Vogue Living and GQ Australia.

News Corp is a majority shareholder in the merged Foxtel and Fox Sports organisations and also owns Sky News. Furthermore, REA Group Limited (ASX: REA), which operates Australia’s most successful real estate listing platform realestate.com.au is a subsidiary of the company. News Corp also has investments in a variety of digital media businesses.

Headquartered in Sydney, News Corp Australia is a subsidiary of its parent company in the United States. The News Corp share price listed on the ASX in 2013.

NWS Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
26 Oct 2021 $32.58 $0.04 0.12% 101,327 $32.77 $32.77 $32.52
25 Oct 2021 $32.54 $0.09 0.28% 276,724 $32.65 $32.93 $32.51
22 Oct 2021 $32.45 $0.52 1.63% 118,860 $32.12 $32.49 $32.12
21 Oct 2021 $31.93 $-0.49 -1.51% 220,807 $32.14 $32.18 $31.83
20 Oct 2021 $32.42 $0.21 0.65% 228,762 $32.21 $32.46 $32.00
19 Oct 2021 $32.21 $-0.66 -2.01% 287,273 $32.33 $32.47 $32.16
18 Oct 2021 $32.87 $-0.01 -0.03% 244,110 $32.74 $32.87 $32.50
15 Oct 2021 $32.88 $0.25 0.77% 138,576 $32.53 $32.90 $32.53
14 Oct 2021 $32.63 $-0.22 -0.67% 643,071 $32.53 $32.70 $32.46
13 Oct 2021 $32.85 $0.42 1.30% 634,890 $32.45 $32.96 $32.44
12 Oct 2021 $32.43 $-0.21 -0.64% 163,633 $32.28 $32.56 $32.23
11 Oct 2021 $32.64 $-0.22 -0.67% 117,878 $32.63 $32.98 $32.55
08 Oct 2021 $32.86 $0.41 1.26% 172,118 $32.66 $33.01 $32.52
07 Oct 2021 $32.45 $0.11 0.34% 173,920 $32.45 $32.57 $32.22
06 Oct 2021 $32.34 $0.26 0.81% 108,175 $32.12 $32.60 $32.12
05 Oct 2021 $32.08 $-0.46 -1.41% 119,814 $32.00 $32.14 $31.74
04 Oct 2021 $32.54 $0.14 0.43% 168,912 $32.62 $32.80 $32.35
01 Oct 2021 $32.40 $-0.60 -1.82% 166,668 $32.32 $32.45 $32.11
30 Sep 2021 $33.00 $0.00 0.00% 200,557 $32.85 $33.10 $32.61
29 Sep 2021 $33.00 $-0.14 -0.42% 285,318 $32.89 $33.14 $32.71
28 Sep 2021 $33.14 $-0.51 -1.52% 127,428 $33.20 $33.41 $33.03

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Peter Leslie Barnes Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Mr Barnes has been a Director of Metcash Limited since 2005, serving as its Chairman since 2010, and was a Director of its predecessor from 1999 to 2005. Mr Barnes served as a Director of Ansell Limited from 2001 to 2012 and as its Chairman from 2005 to 2012. Mr Barnes served in various senior management positions in the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia at Philip Morris International Inc. from 1971 to 1998, including as President of Philip Morris Asia Inc. Mr. Barnes brings to the Board of Directors the leadership, operational and financial skills gained in his several roles at Philip Morris, as well as through his service as a Director at a number of private and public companies, including his service as Chairman of several of these companies.
Mr Keith Rupert Murdoch Executive DirectorExecutive Chairman Jun 2013
Mr Murdoch was previously Chairman and CEO of News Corporation prior to the company's separation into two distinct, publicly traded companies in 2013. He has been Executive Chairman of 21st Century Fox, the media and entertainment company created by the separation, since July 2015, after serving as its CEO from 1979 to July 2015 and its Chairman since 1991. In 1954, Mr. Murdoch took control of News Limited, an Australian-based public corporation whose only key asset at the time was a majority interest in the number-two daily newspaper in Adelaide, South Australia. Since then Mr. Murdoch oversaw the expansion and development of News Corporation into the most international of media businesses. In 1960, the Company acquired the Daily Mirror in Sydney and, in 1964, launched a national newspaper, The Australian. Mr Murdoch has been awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia (A.C.) for services to the media and to newspaper publishing in particular.
Mr Lachlan Keith Murdoch Co ChairmanExecutive Director Mar 2014
Mr Murdoch serves as Executive Chairman of 21st Century Fox, Executive Chairman of NOVA Entertainment Group, and Executive Chairman of Illyria Pty Ltd. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of Ten Network Holdings. Prior to founding Illyria in 2005, Lachlan was the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation (now 21st Century Fox), a role in which he was directly responsible for two-thirds of the company's global revenue, with specific emphasis on its U.S. television stations group and publishing assets.
Mr Jose Maria Aznar Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Mr Aznar has been the President of the Foundation for Social Studies and Analysis since 1989. Mr Aznar has served as a member of the International Advisory Board of Barrick Gold Corporation since 2011. Mr Aznar is the Honorific President of the Partido Popular of Spain and served as its Executive President from 1990 to 2004.
Ms Natalie Bancroft Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Ms Bancroft served as a Director of 21st Century Fox from 2007 until June 2013 and was a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr Joel Klein Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Mr Klein, Chief Executive Officer of Amplify, is an education visionary and proven leader of change. Prior to Amplify, Joel was Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, where he oversaw a system of 1.1 million students and 136,000 employees. While there he led systemwide transformations that resulted in significant increases in student performance.
Ms Ana Paula Pessoa Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Ms Pessoa has been a Partner at Brunswick Group. She is a Partner of Black-Key Participacoes SA. She is also the founder of Avanti SC. Ms Pessoa previously served in roles during her 18-year career at the Globo Organizations, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2011 and New Business Director from 2008 to 2011 of Infoglobo, the newspaper, Internet and information services business of Globo. She also served as a Director of Globo's subsidiaries including Valor Economico, a financial newspaper in Brazil, and Zap Internet, an online classified service in Brazil, from 2001 to 2011 and as a Director of SPIX Macaw Internet SA, an online news distribution start-up company, from 2009 to 2011.
Mr Masroor Siddiqui Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Mr Siddiqui is the Managing Partner of Naya Management LLP, an investment firm he co-founded in May 2012. He was previously a Partner at The Children's Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP from 2009 to 2011 and a Managing Director at Canyon Partners from 2006 to 2009. Mr Siddiqui previously served as a Senior Vice President at Putnam Investments. Mr Siddiqui has experience in investing with a focus on media investments.
Mr Robert J Thomson Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Jun 2013
Mr Thomson served as editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal from May 2008. He directed the global news operations of the print and digital Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, with an international news staff of over 2,000 journalists in more than 80 bureaus worldwide. Before joining Dow Jones in December 2007, Mr Thomson was editor of The Times of London where he presided over a expansion of its readership in print and on the Web - the audience of the Times Online grew from less than 1 million monthly to almost 13 million during his editorship. Prior to that, he was editor of the U.S. edition of the Financial Times taking prime editorial responsibility for the FT Group's ambitious drive into the U.S. market. For his work in building the FT's operations, in print and online, he was named as U.S. Business Journalist of the Year in 2001 by the influential trade journal TJFR. Mr Thomson had been editor of the Weekend FT and assistant editor of the Financial Times, orchestrating a redesign of the Weekend FT in late 1996 - that edition became the fastest-growing newspaper in the U.K. market during 1997. He also oversaw the evolution of "How to Spend It" magazine into an award-winning monthly. From 1994 to 1996, he was the FT's foreign news editor in London, leading the paper's network of correspondents. Mr. Thomson had been a correspondent himself in Tokyo (1989-1994), where he witnessed the rise and fall of the "bubble economy," and in Beijing (1985-1989), where he reported on the country's economic and social reforms, and the crushing of the democracy movement in Tiananmen Square.
Ms Kelly Ayotte Non-Executive Director Apr 2017
Ms Ayotte most recently served as a United States Senator for the State of New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017. Prior to her election to the Senate, she served as the chief of New Hampshire's Homicide Unit and Deputy Attorney General of New Hampshire before being named the State's first female Attorney General, in which role she served from 2004 until 2009. She has experience of private sector innovation from her service on the Senate Commerce Committee, including on its Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet, as well as financial experience from her service on the Senate Budget Committee. She is memeber of Corporate Governance Committee of NWS.
Mr Michael L Bunder Company Secretary Jul 2013
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Michael L Bunder Company Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Cede & Co 379,936,352 97.18%
Chess Depositary Nominees Pty Limited 10,487,998 2.68%
Elian Employee Benefit Trustee Ltd (Nit) 154,263 0.04%
Elian Employee Benefit Trustee Limited (Act Nit) 26,441 0.01%
Cruden Financial Services Llc 14,250 0.00%
Edith Lillie Bartley 7,824 0.00%
Alan R Kimmel + Pamela L Schwartzberg Jt Ten 7,665 0.00%
Diane J Frankel Tr 04/13/93 Diane J Frankel Liv Tr 6,781 0.00%
Margaret L Welsh 5,792 0.00%
Eleanor Schwam + Shirley Schwam Jt Ten 5,443 0.00%
Robert K Hurford + Jean Hurford Tr 12/31/90 Jean Hurford Tr 3,573 0.00%
Raymond A Conover 3,424 0.00%
Diana Chang 3,363 0.00%
John Foord 3,271 0.00%
Julian George Stanford 3,266 0.00%
Graham Edwin Lamb 2,880 0.00%
Karen G Scher 2,856 0.00%
Joan S Scher 2,855 0.00%
John D Mccoy 2,824 0.00%
Francis R Fleck 2,675 0.00%

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