News (NWSA) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.03
News stories about News (NASDAQ:NWSA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. News earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.5667326769835 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- News Corp (NWSA) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- David Jones of Vivint Smart Home Named a Sales and Marketer of the Year by Utah Business (markets.financialcontent.com)
- Daily Journal (DJCO) vs. News (NWSA) Head to Head Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- News Corp (NWSA) Short Interest Up 46.9% in January (americanbankingnews.com)
- Strong Demand, Tight Inventory and Unsatisfied Millennials Define Today’s “State of the Housing Union” (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of News (NASDAQ NWSA) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $17.08. The stock had a trading volume of 252,231 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,198,347. The firm has a market capitalization of $9,986.12, a PE ratio of -15.19, a P/E/G ratio of 3.50 and a beta of 2.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a current ratio of 1.56. News has a twelve month low of $12.00 and a twelve month high of $17.29.
Several research firms recently issued reports on NWSA. Zacks Investment Research cut News from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 15th. TheStreet upgraded News from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.20.
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News Company Profile
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company’s business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and realestate.com.au.
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