Short Term Price Target on News Corporation (NWSA)

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) : 6 Wall Street analysts covering News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $16.15. The maximum price target given is $18 and the minimum target for short term is around $14, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $1.64.

News Corporation has lost 4.3% in the last five trading days and dropped 5.57% in the last 4 weeks. News Corporation has dropped 12.89% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -14.27%. Also, CLSA downgrades its rating on News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA). Analysts at the CLSA have a current rating of Outperform on the shares. The shares were previously rated Buy. The rating by the firm was issued on May 9, 2016.

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) : The consensus on News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) based on 7 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.86, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 4 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 3 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $11.30 and $11.20 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $11.43. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $11.35, notching a gain of 1.07% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,286,308 . The stock had closed at $11.23 on the previous day.

News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company is focused on creating and distributing content to consumers and businesses throughout the world. The Company operates through six segments: News and Information Services; Book Publishing; Digital Real Estate Services; Cable Network Programming; Digital Education, and Other. The Company comprises businesses across a range of media, including news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, digital education and pay-television distribution in Australia, that are distributed under brands, including the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, the Australian, Herald Sun, the Sun, the Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia,, and Foxtel. The Company also owns around 50% stake in Foxtel, the pay-television provider in Australia, which is accounted for as an equity investment.

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