How to buy News Corporation shares

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News Corporation is a broadcasting business based in Australia. News Corporation shares (NWSLV) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. News Corporation has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.8 billion..

How to buy shares in News Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for News Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: NWSLV. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until News Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $24.63, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of News Corporation. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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News Corporation share price

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News Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-24.
52-week range$14.5617 - $25.06
50-day moving average $23.8303
200-day moving average $21.1651
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 75.1923
Dividend yield $0.19 (0.79%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.26

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Name Product Standard brokerage fee Inactivity fee Markets
IG Share Trading
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IG Share Trading
AUD 8 or 0.1%
AUD 50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period
ASX shares, Global shares, Forex, CFDs, Margin trading
$0 brokerage for US and global shares plus get an active trader discount of $5 commission on Australian shares.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, forex and CFDs, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
Bell Direct Share Trading
AUD 15
No
ASX shares, Options trading, mFunds, ETFs, Warrants
Invest in Australian shares, options and managed funds from the one account with no inactivity fee.
Bell Direct offers a one-second placement guarantee on market-to-limit ASX orders or your trade is free, plus enjoy extensive free research reports from top financial experts.
Superhero share trading
AUD 5
No
ASX shares, ETFs
Pay zero brokerage on all Australian ETFs.
Trade ASX stocks with a flat $5 commission fee and a low minimum investment of just $100.
CMC Markets Stockbroking
AUD 11 or 0.1%
No
ASX shares, Global shares, Forex, CFDs, Options trading, mFunds, ETFs, Warrants
$0 brokerage on global shares including US, UK and Japan markets.
Trade up to 9,000 products, including shares, managed funds, forex, commodities and cryptocurrencies, plus access up to 15 major global and Australian stock exchanges.
SelfWealth Share Trading (Basic account)
AUD 9.5
No
ASX shares, US shares
Trade ASX and US shares for a flat fee of $9.50, regardless of the trade size.
New customers receive free access to Community Insights with SelfWealth Premium for the first 90 days. Follow other investors and benchmark your portfolio performance.
ANZ Share Investing
AUD 19.95
No
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, mFunds, ETFs, Warrants
Earn 1 Qantas Point per AU$3 spent on brokerage fees on certain instruments.
Access Morningstar reports, company announcements and and live pricing via ANZ’s share investing platform. Available for desktop and mobile.
Westpac Online Investing Account
AUD 19.95 or 0.11%
USD 63.50 per year on the global markets account
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, ETFs
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Is it a good time to buy News Corporation stock?

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News Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$24.63 on 2021-01-25

1 week (2021-01-18) 2.75%
1 month (2020-12-24) 6.49%
3 months (2020-10-23) 27.55%
6 months (2020-07-24) 36.76%
1 year (2020-01-24) 16.95%
2 years (2019-01-25) 44.88%
3 years (2018-01-25) 15.15%
5 years (2016-01-25) 36.38%

Is News Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing News Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of News Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

News Corporation's P/E ratio

News Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 75x. In other words, News Corporation shares trade at around 75x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

News Corporation's PEG ratio

News Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6432. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into News Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

News Corporation's EBITDA

News Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $832 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a News Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

News Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $8.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.75%
Gross profit TTM $4.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.7%
Return on equity TTM -14.08%
Profit margin -11.47%
Book value 12.935
Market capitalisation $14.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

News Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting News Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

News Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, News Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.5617 up to $25.06. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NWSLV.AU volatility(beta: 1.63)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while News Corporation's is 1.6255. This would suggest that News Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

News Corporation overview

News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates in six segments: Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, Dow Jones, Book Publishing, News Media, and Other. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, and MarketWatch through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, live journalism, videos, and podcasts. It also owns and operates daily, Sunday, weekly, and bi-weekly newspapers comprising The Australian, The Weekend Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Herald Sun, Sunday Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Sunday Mail, The Advertiser, Sunday Mail, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, The Times, The Sunday Times, and New York Post, as well as digital mastheads and other websites. In addition, the company publishes general fiction, nonfiction, children's, and religious books; provides video sports, entertainment, and news services to pay-TV subscribers and other commercial licensees primarily through cable, satellite, and Internet distribution; and broadcasts rights to live sporting events. Further, it offers property and property-related services on its Websites and mobile applications; online real estate services; and professional software and service products, which comprise Top Producer and ListHub. News Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.

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