News Corporation [NASDAQ: NWSA] price plunged by -2.32 percent to reach at -$0.6. The company report on July 1, 2021 that Realtor.com® Housing Report: New Listings Stage a Comeback in June as Home Prices Hit a New High.
Top markets for new listings growth include: Milwaukee (+44.7%), San Jose (+40.7%), and Cleveland (37.9%).
– In June, U.S. new listings increased 10.9% over May and 5.5% year-over-year.
A sum of 1477707 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 3.09M shares. News Corporation shares reached a high of $25.77 and dropped to a low of $25.21 until finishing in the latest session at $25.23.
The one-year NWSA stock forecast points to a potential upside of 21.21. The average equity rating for NWSA stock is currently 1.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on News Corporation [NWSA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NWSA shares is $32.02 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NWSA stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
UBS have made an estimate for News Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on June 01, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on March 18, 2021, representing the official price target for News Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $15 to $30, while Morgan Stanley kept a Overweight rating on NWSA stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for News Corporation is set at 0.63, with the Price to Sales ratio for NWSA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.62. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.82, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.50. Price to Free Cash Flow for NWSA in the course of the last twelve months was 16.34 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
NWSA Stock Performance Analysis:
News Corporation [NWSA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.21. With this latest performance, NWSA shares dropped by -6.00% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 35.21% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 111.48% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for NWSA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 44.15, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.34, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.33 for News Corporation [NWSA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.15, while it was recorded at 25.35 for the last single week of trading, and 21.60 for the last 200 days.
Insight into News Corporation Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and News Corporation [NWSA] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.16 and a Gross Margin at +37.32. News Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -14.09.
Return on Total Capital for NWSA is now 3.31, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -12.65. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -15.17, with Return on Assets sitting at -8.47. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, News Corporation [NWSA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 33.45. Additionally, NWSA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 25.06, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 17.78. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 30.72, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 23.02.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, News Corporation [NWSA] managed to generate an average of -$54,000 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.29 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.60.News Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
NWSA Stock EPS
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for NWSA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for News Corporation go to 62.74%.
News Corporation [NWSA] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $9,635 million, or 99.77% of NWSA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NWSA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 51,503,774, which is approximately -1.419% of the company’s market cap and around 0.59% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 50,776,544 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.28 billion in NWSA stocks shares; and INDEPENDENT FRANCHISE PARTNERS LLP, currently with $766.33 million in NWSA stock with ownership of nearly -0.067% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in News Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 215 institutional holders increased their position in News Corporation [NASDAQ:NWSA] by around 51,143,477 shares. Additionally, 172 investors decreased positions by around 42,331,685 shares, while 58 investors held positions by with 288,422,496 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 381,897,658 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NWSA stock had 84 new institutional investments in for a total of 17,669,926 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 1,930,094 shares during the same period.