2. As of noon trading, News Corporation ( NWSA) is up $0.17 (0.6%) to $28.42 on light volume Thus far, 5.5 million shares of News Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 17.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.27-$28.56 after having opened the day at $28.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.25.

News Corporation operates as a diversified media company worldwide. News Corporation has a market cap of $43.8 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate News Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates News Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full News Corporation Ratings Report now.

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