Press coverage about News (NASDAQ:NWSA) has been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. News earned a coverage optimism score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.665513551417 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- News (NWSA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Canada’s competition watchdog settles with HarperCollins (in.finance.yahoo.com)
- Realtor.com®’s 2018 Housing Insights Showcase Opportunities for Builders at The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (finance.yahoo.com)
- Demand for Luxury Home Weakened in 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Reviewing Daily Journal (DJCO) and News (NWSA) (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research firms recently issued reports on NWSA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of News from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday. TheStreet upgraded shares of News from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $16.20.
News (NASDAQ:NWSA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.05. News had a negative net margin of 7.96% and a positive return on equity of 2.27%. The business had revenue of $2.06 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.98 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.01) earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that News will post 0.49 earnings per share for the current year.
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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