News Reaches New 52-Week High (NWSA)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- News (Nasdaq: NWSA) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $19.80, above its previous 52-week high of $19.79 with 4.5 million shares traded as of 11:20 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 17.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

News has a market cap of $32.84 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 10.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

News Corporation operates as a diversified media company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 17 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates News as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full News Ratings Report.

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