News Co. (NASDAQ:NWS) Position Increased by Vanguard Personalized Indexing Management LLC

Vanguard Personalized Indexing Management LLC raised its stake in shares of News Co. (NASDAQ:NWSFree Report) by 29.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,123 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,591 shares during the period. Vanguard Personalized Indexing Management LLC’s holdings in News were worth $420,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Captrust Financial Advisors grew its stake in shares of News by 40.6% in the second quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 2,378 shares of the company’s stock worth $38,000 after acquiring an additional 687 shares during the last quarter. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of News by 138.5% in the second quarter. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,975 shares of the company’s stock worth $39,000 after acquiring an additional 1,147 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG lifted its position in News by 128.8% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 2,231 shares of the company’s stock worth $50,000 after purchasing an additional 1,256 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. lifted its position in News by 109.1% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,585 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,000 after purchasing an additional 1,349 shares during the period. Finally, DC Investments Management LLC bought a new position in News in the first quarter worth $114,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 13.46% of the company’s stock.

News Stock Down 0.9 %

Shares of NWS stock opened at $27.41 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $15.68 billion, a P/E ratio of 68.53 and a beta of 1.35. News Co. has a one year low of $15.73 and a one year high of $28.92. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $25.36 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a current ratio of 1.44 and a quick ratio of 1.33.

News Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 13th will be given a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 12th. This represents a yield of 0.7%. News’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 50.00%.

News Profile

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News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes authoritative and engaging content, and other products and services for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates in six segments: Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, Dow Jones, Book Publishing, News Media, and Other.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for News (NASDAQ:NWS)

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