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News Corporation operates as a diversified media company worldwide. Its Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, and movie programming for distribution through cable television systems and direct broadcast satellite operators primarily in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company’s Filmed Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Its Television segment operates 27 broadcast television stations in the United States. The company’s Direct Broadcast Satellite Television segment distributes programming services via satellite and broadband directly to subscribers in Italy. Its Publishing segment provides newspapers and information services, such as publishing national newspapers in the United Kingdom, approximately 146 newspapers in Australia, and a metropolitan and a national newspaper in the United States; book publishing services, including the publishing of English language books worldwide; and integrated marketing services comprising the publishing of free-standing inserts, which are marketing booklets containing coupons, rebates, and other consumer offers, as well as provides in-store marketing products and services, primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the United States and Canada. The company also sells advertising, sponsorships, and subscription services on the company’s various digital media properties and outdoor advertising space on various media primarily in Russia and eastern Europe; and provides data systems and professional services that enable teachers to use data to assess student progress and deliver individualized instructions. News Corporation was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

www.newscorp.com
48,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/14/12
Founded in 1922
Last $24.43 USD
Change Today +0.33 / 1.37%
Volume 12.9M
As of 8:10 PM 10/24/12 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

news corp-cl a (NWSA) Snapshot

Open
$24.17
Previous Close
$24.10
Day High
$24.64
Day Low
$24.10
52 Week High
10/18/12 - $25.50
52 Week Low
11/25/11 - $15.93
Market Cap
58.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
13.8M
EPS TTM
$1.42
Shares Outstanding
1.6B
EX-Date
09/10/12
P/E TM
17.2x
Dividend
$0.17
Dividend Yield
0.70%
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News Corp Denied Rumors About Acquisition Talks

News Corp. denied reports about its discussions with Tribune Company or Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC for a potential acquisition. News Corp. said that the news about the acquisition talks is wholly inaccurate.

News Corp Reportedly Eyes Chicago Tribune, LA Times

News Corp. is looking to acquire Chicago Tribune Company, Inc. and Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC from Tribune Company, the Times reported. The talks for the deal are reportedly in early stages, the Times reported citing sources it did not identify. There are reportedly other parties as well which have expressed interest in taking over the two newspapers, the report said. The possible purchase would have to pass regulatory review and the Federal Communications Commission prohibits owners of television stations to own newspapers in the same market, as it reduces healthy business competition. This could derail the deal or force the companies to carve out a deal that would pass muster.

News Corp. Reportedly To Auction IGN Entertainment

News Corp. plans to auction IGN Entertainment, Inc. after News Corp's initial sale efforts failed to produce a deal, according to people involved on both sides of the negotiations. Allen & Co has been appointed as advisor for News Corp. People added that the deal might fetch around $100 million. Break Media, SAY Media, Inc. and other providers of digital content have expressed some interest in the sales process, people familiar with the matter said. People also said that other potential bidders could include private equity funds.

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Price/Book 2.3x
Price/Cash Flow 16.0x
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[Other] - NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- News Corp’s new headquarters in London was officially opened today by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and News Corp Executive Chairman, Rupert Murdoch and Chief Executive, Robert Thomson. News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch (left) and News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson (right) welcome the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to the official opening of the company's new London headquarters, The News Building.

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