News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) Insider Trading Review


News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $15.18. The stock traded with the volume of 3.08 Million in the last trading session. News Corporation opened at $11.83 and closed by showing a decrease of -2.53%. The Bid price in the last session was $0.00 x and the Ask price was $0.00 x. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

News Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 6.77 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $14.68 and 52-Week Low of $10.21 and it touched its 52-week high on Oct 5, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

8 number of analysts also provided their insight on News Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $15.18. They also projected Low Price Target as $13.95 while High Price Target is set at $18.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 1 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 5 reported it as Buy.5 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

News Corporation annual Divided is 0.2 while it’s Dividend Yield is 1.73%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 384.67 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 23.31. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.82 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 0.58, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 4.51 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 55.02.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.1 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -0.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 1.7%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -3.26% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -10.96 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.93 percent.

A look at performance overview of News Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is -1.62 percent while Performance Month is -5.18%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -17.01% and Half Year Performance value stands at -3.27%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -18.23 percent. News Corporation has its YTD performance of -12.17 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 2 Oct 2016 where Director Murdoch (Lachlan Keith) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 582 shares were traded at a price of $14.43. Another insider trade includes Director Bancroft (Natalie) who also initiated a transaction in which 5009 shares were traded on 2 Oct 2016 as “Buy”. On 2 Oct 2016 Director Aznar (José María) traded 5009 shares as “Buy” at $0. Chief Financial Officer Singh (Bedi Ajay) Sell 29857 shares on 2 Oct 2016 at the price of $14.39.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm BofA/Merrill on 27-Oct-16 who Downgrade the stock from Neutral to Underperform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 9-May-16, Credit Agricole took an action “Downgrade” from Buy to Outperform. On 9-Nov-15, the stock was Downgrade to Market Perform by Wells Fargo.