News Corp

Most Recent

  • uploads///google schmidt
    Tech & Comm Services

    Eric Schmidt Parts Ways with Google and Alphabet

    Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has cut ties with the company and its parent Alphabet. He served as Google’s CEO from 2001 to 2011.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///NWSA
    Basic Materials

    Highfields Capital starts new positions in ASH, NWSA, MU, and CF and sells ILMN and ORCL—13F Flash B

    Highfields Capital Management, LP, is a privately owned value-oriented investment management firm. Why buy News Corp. (NWSA)?

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///VIAB_Sh
    Earnings Report

    Will Falling Shareholder Returns Be a Concern for Viacom?

    In the last five years, Viacom has returned ~$12.5 billion to its investors at an average of nearly $2.5 billion per year.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///OUTR
    Basic Materials

    JANA Partners opens new positions in MNK, OUTR, NWSA, and HUN and sells HMA and AET—13F Flash B

    JANA Partners LLC is a value-oriented investment advisor specializing in event-driven investing exclusively for qualified investors. Why buy Outerwall Inc. (OUTR)?

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///Google antitrust
    Tech & Comm Services

    DOJ Seeks Damaging Intel from Google Critics in Antitrust Probe

    Last year, the DOJ launched a broad antitrust investigation into big US tech companies including Google. The DOJ contacted News Corp. to get more information.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///ORCL
    Basic Materials

    Highfields Capital starts new positions in ASH, NWSA, MU, and CF and sells ILMN and ORCL—13F Flash F

    Highfields Capital Management, LP, is a privately owned value-oriented investment management firm. Why sell Oracle Corp. (ORCL)?

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///Google antitrust probe
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Antitrust Probe Flames Tense Google-News Corp Relationship

    Google (GOOGL) seems uncomfortable with experts and critics’ involvement in the ongoing state-led antitrust problem of its business practices.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///Google copyright fee
    Company & Industry Overviews

    EU Court: Google’s $1.1 Billion German Copyright Fee Unenforceable

    According to an EU court ruling, Google (GOOGL) will not have to pay a $1.1 billion copyright fee that a German publishing group demanded.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///Google news
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google: Is Its News Service Trying to Get ahead of News Corp?

    Google (GOOGL) updated its online news search technology to prioritize original reporting when returning search results.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///Google Knewz
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Knewz by News Corp Challenge Google’s Ad Business?

    News Corp (NWSA), a longtime Google (GOOGL) critic, wants to take Google on in the online news distribution space. Here’s how.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///coins _
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Murdoch’s News Corp Exploring Asset Sale

    The Murdoch family is exploring another asset sale after closing its enormous Walt Disney (DIS) transaction last year.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///chart
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    ASX Recovers, KOSPI Is Flat, and Singapore Index Retreats

    Australia’s ASX200 recovered today after a loss on Friday. After losing 0.55% on Friday, the index rose 0.22% today. Out of 200 stocks in the index, 83 advanced, while 103 retreated. 14 stayed unchanged today. BHP Group (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) were among the gainers, while News Corp (NWSA) lost 1.29% on the Australian Stock Exchange today.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///sydney
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    ASX Inched Closer to New High, KOSPI and Singapore Gained Big

    On June 19, Australia’s ASX200 posted its second consecutive gain. The index rose 1.2% and closed at a fresh 11-year high of 6,648.10. The index is inching towards its lifetime high of 6,851.5.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fox Draws Up a Succession Plan

    Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) (FOXA) has begun contemplating a future without the majority of its assets.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Apple Could Benefit from Its Acquisition of Texture

    Apple (AAPL) is acquiring Next Issue Media, the owner of digital magazine subscription service Texture.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///ipad _
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Fox’s Efforts to Win the UK’s Approval for Its Sky Bid

    British regulators have until May 1 to make a final recommendation regarding 21st Century Fox’s bid to acquire Sky.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///foxs revenues
    Earnings Report

    How Will the New Fox Look after the Disney Deal?

    21st Century Fox (FOXA) will be left with news and sports assets after selling most of its assets to the Walt Disney Company (DIS) in a $52.4 billion deal.

    By Sophia Nicholson
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    British Regulator Wants the Fox-Sky Deal Blocked

    Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX)(FOXA) recently suffered a blow to its efforts to take full control of Sky, a leading television company in Europe (EFA).

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///Return to share holders_Q
    Earnings Report

    Disney’s Capital Return Policy Looks Attractive

    Capital return trends Leading media mogul The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has continued to improve its capital return policy, driven by attractive dividend payments and strong share repurchase programs. In fiscal 2017, the media giant returned ~$11.8 billion to shareholders via buybacks and dividend payments, compared with $9.8 billion in fiscal 2016. In fiscal 2018, the […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///CMCSA return to shareholders_Q
    Earnings Report

    Can Comcast Maintain a Strong Capital Return Policy in 2017?

    Comcast (CMCSA) continues to improve its shareholder returns via strong share buybacks and regular dividend payments.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///FOX_Television Revs Growth_Q
    Earnings Report

    21st Century Fox’s Television Segment Still Stable

    Twenty-First Century Fox’s (FOXA) Television segment reported revenue of $1.1 billion in fiscal 1Q18.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///Return to share holders_Q
    Earnings Report

    Disney Continues to Boost Shareholders’ Wealth

    Methods to enhance shareholders’ wealth Media conglomerate The Walt Disney Company (DIS) looks attractive to investors, mainly due to its regular dividend payments and healthy share buyback goals. It continues to enhance shareholders’ wealth through such objectives. In fiscal 2017, the company returned ~$11.8 billion to its shareholders through buybacks and dividend payments, compared with […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Google’s End to ‘First Click Free’ Could Mean

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google has yielded to the demands of publishers and ended its controversial online news service “first click free” program.

    By Neha Gupta
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Comcast’s Digital Strategy Is Different

    Through its NBCUniversal unit, Comcast (CMCSA) has invested $1.5 billion in digital assets over the last 18 months. These investments include a stake in Snap (SNAP).

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • uploads///NFLX intl streaming memberships Q
    Earnings Report

    Netflix’s International Streaming Business in Fiscal 1Q16

    Netflix (NFLX) has expanded its reach outside the United States. It’s now available in 190 countries, but as it expands, there are some challenges it may face.

    By Shirley Pelts
  • uploads///NFLX operating losses
    Earnings Report

    What Factors Have Impacted Netflix’s Subscriber Growth?

    Netflix recorded total domestic streaming memberships of 44.7 million and net additions of 1.6 million members in the United States in 4Q15.

    By Shirley Pelts
  • uploads///Revs distri for News Corp
    Earnings Report

    News Corp: Assessing the Performance of Key Business Segments

    Key business segments News Corp (NWSA) announced its fiscal 1Q16 earnings on November 5, 2015. News Corp has four business segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, and Cable Network Programming. The company recorded fiscal 1Q16 revenues of $2.0 billion, a fall of 4% over fiscal 1Q15 revenues of $2.1 billion. As the […]

    By Shirley Pelts
  • uploads///GCI cars
    Fund Managers

    Gannett targets growth through acquisition of Cars.com

    Gannett announced the acquisition of a 73% stake in Classified Ventures in August last year. Classified Ventures owns Cars.com.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Basic Materials

    Singh’s TPG-Axon sells its shares in Twenty-First Century Fox

    TPG-Axon exited a position in Twenty-First Century Fox-A (FOXA) that accounted for 5.23% of the fund’s 3Q portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
    • CONNECT with Market Realist
    • Link to Facebook
    • Link to Twitter
    • Link to Instagram
    • Link to Email Subscribe
    Market Realist Logo
    Do Not Sell My Personal Information

    © Copyright 2021 Market Realist. Market Realist is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.