Stock Price of News Corporation (NWSA) Increases 8.31%

News Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 11.96% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -4.94% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 23.63% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of News Corporation has a negative value of -10.26 compared to overall market performance. News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) has climbed 8.31% in the past week and advanced 10.29% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 7.44% and the outperformance has advanced to 8.32% for the last 4 weeks period.

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $12.5 and hit $13.415 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $13.29, with a gain of 7.26% or 0.9 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,797,877 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $14.68 and the company has a market cap of $7,726 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $10.21 .

News Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.19. The company had revenue of $2116.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2112.95 million. The companys revenue was down -2.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 EPS.

News Corp provides media and information services. It focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers. The companys business comprises of media which include news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education and pay-TV distribution in Australia. It operates primarily in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. News Corp is headquartered in New York.


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