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News Corporation (NWS)

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  • Aug. 11, 2011, 11:32 AM
    Today's surge in News Corp. (NWS +17.6%) now tops Cisco (CSCO +17.2%) among S&P stocks, as FQ4 earnings and revenue easily beat expectations, plus a promise of an accelerated share buyback and minimal acquisitions - "the best answer we can imagine to 'hack-lash,'" a Lazard analyst says. Rupert Murdoch says COO Chase Carey is next in line.
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  • Aug. 11, 2011, 9:25 AM
    Premarket gainers: AONE +20%. CSCO +12%. EAT +11%. NWS +8%. AKS +5%. CLWR +5%. MPEL +5%. KSS +5%. NVDA +5%. BX +4%. BAC +4%. ALU +4%. ETFC +4%. DRYS +4%. PBR +4%. CAJ +4%. ARMH +4%. SID +4%. ASX +4%. RF +4%. VALE +3%. MGM +4%. LYG +3%. MOS +3%. CREE +3%. ASML +3%. BRFS +3%. GS +3%. SINA +3%. BHP +3%. ITUB +3%. POT +3%. ERIC +3%.
    Losers: SODA -10%. SLE -8%. AMSC -7%. ALLY -5%. NVS -4%. LOGI -4%. CRH -3%.
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  • Aug. 10, 2011, 4:18 PM
    More from the News Corp. (NWS) earnings: Full-year net income of $2.74B ($1.04/share), up 7.9%. Results include $254M loss on sale of Myspace. Murdoch on nonfinancial "challenges" at shuttered tabloid News of the World: "We are acting decisively ... There has been no material impact on our other operations."
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  • Aug. 10, 2011, 4:08 PM
    News Corp. (NWS): FQ4 EPS of $0.35 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $8.96B (+11% Y/Y) beats by $0.5B. Income improvement in all segments, led by television. Shares +3.6% AH. (PR)
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  • Aug. 4, 2011, 9:05 AM
    Premarket gainers: GOLD +7%. KFT +6%. UN +5%. TDC +5%. SOLR +4%. SD +3%.
    Losers: DNDN -64%. ENTR -26%. GNOM -19%. VE -14%. ARO -14%. WLT -13%. LYG -10%. ONTY -9%. TS -8%. FRO -8%. BCS -8%. SPPI -7%. RIO -6%. LOGI -6%. ARMH -6%. KSS -5%. SDRL -5%. ASML -5%. MKTAY -5%. STM -5%. ALV -5%. MTG -5%. RIG -5%. ONNN -5%. BHP -4%. UBS -4%. ALU -4%. NWS -4%. CS -4%. STO -4%. ABB -4%. DB -4%. HMC -5%. ERIC -3%. WFR -3%. VALE -3%. GPS -3%. RDS.A -3%. FCX -3%. RCL -3%. ASX -3%. CCL -3%. PBR -3%. NOK -3%.
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  • Jul. 21, 2011, 1:48 PM
    New York Times (NYT +2.8%) is showing peers a paywall can pay off even as newspaper circulation dwindles, amassing 224,000 digital-only subscribers since charging digital readers for access in March (earnings). Newspaper stocks rally: GCI +3.6%, MEG +10.9%, MNI +5.1%. Diversified media: DIS +3.5%, NWS +3.2%, CMCSA +2.6%, CBS +1.7%.
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  • Jul. 19, 2011, 12:47 PM
    The Murdochs' strategy of having James bore the MPs panel into a slumber has worked and their testimony ends without major revelations. Despite Rupert coming across as an "old dodderer," News Corp.'s (NWS) shares are +4.4%. Rebekah Brooks is now on. (previous)
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  • Jul. 19, 2011, 12:17 PM
    The Murdoch (NWS +5.7%) phone-scandal hearing has resumed after an interruption caused by a physical scuffle as a young man appeared to try to shove a shaving-cream pie into Rupert Murdoch's face. (earlier: succession questions)
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  • Jul. 18, 2011, 9:10 AM
    Premarket gainers: HEV +15%. WLT +7%. GSS +4%. GPL +3%. HL +3%.
    Losers: WBMD -19%. IRE -14%. MTG -8%. ING -5%. NWS -4%. AIB -4%. LYG -4%. KOG -4%. ALU -4%. BCS -4%.
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  • Jul. 18, 2011, 8:20 AM
    As the phone-hacking scandal continues to claim victims, investors drive News Corp.'s (NWS) shares down another 4.9% premarket. Analysts are less bearish, with Nomura's Michael Nathanson saying the company is still a Buy and that FQ4 earnings should still beat consensus estimates.
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  • Jul. 14, 2011, 4:19 PM
    Following earlier quotes where Rupert Murdoch defended News Corp. (NWS -2.3%) hacking-scandal conduct ("minor mistakes"), WSJ posts detail from its interview. Damage will be recovered as the company has "a reputation of great good works in this country." His reaction to the negative headlines: "Just getting annoyed. I'll get over it. I'm tired."
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  • Jul. 14, 2011, 3:57 PM
    Murdoch speaks: News Corp. (NWS -2.4%) has made "minor mistakes," its chief tells WSJ, and the damage to the company is "nothing that will not be recovered." They've handled the hacking fiasco "extremely well in every way possible." Full interview soon. (earlier: FBI probe)
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  • Jul. 12, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: RADS +30%. CLNE +12%. NWS +4%.
    Losers: MCHP -9%. SOL -8%. AMSC -6%. INFY -6%. NVLS -5%. PSTI -4%. AIB -4%. ONNN -3%. LDK -3%. GPOR -3%.
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 11:15 AM
    News Corp's (NWS) "withdrawal of undertakings" at the Competition Commission lays a path for the U.K. to conduct a full competitive inquiry of the BSkyB takeover proposal, which could slow the process considerably. NWS -6%, BSYBY.PK -8%. (PR; previous developments)
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 10:55 AM
    News Corp. (NWS) "withdraws proposed undertakings" on its British Sky Broadcasting bid, and BSkyB (BSYBY.PK -7.5%) is down as much as 11% in London. Doesn't look like a dead bid, yet.
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 7:47 AM
    News Corp.'s (NWS -0.1%) hopes of buying BSkyB (BSYBY.PK) are fading after the U.K. government says it will seek fresh regulatory advice about the acquisition following the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World. In London, BSkyB -6.2%
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Company Description
News Corp is a diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses.