News Corporation Class B Shares Near 52-Week High - Market Mover

The shares closed 2.0% below its 52-week high of $25.64, with trading volume higher than its 30 day average

Mar 19, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

News Corporation Class B Shares Near 52-Week High - Market Mover
News Corporation Class B shares closed today at 2.0% below its 52 week high of $25.64, giving the company a market cap of $15B. The stock is currently up 42.0% year-to-date, up 191.6% over the past 12 months, and up 107.3% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%, and the S&P 500 fell 0.8%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 163.8% higher than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.0.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates an upward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , beats it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Communication Services industry sector , beats it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
News Corporation Class B-0.342.0191.6
Dow Jones Industrial Average-0.87.173.3-1.283.8
S&P 500 Index-0.24.573.0-1.781.5
Communication Services0.911.889.1-2.292.9

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by 32.4%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 53.4%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
News Corporation Class BNWS042.0191.6
Peer AvgN/A38.631.7124.9-10.8241.4
Walt Disney CompanyDIS-70.05.5122.3-5.9135.6
Thomson Reuters CorporationTRI38.67.261.1-2.071.3
Pearson PLC Sponsored ADRPSO020.792.4-7.6116.5
New York Times Company Class ANYT83.1-3.472.1-17.274.0
Lee Enterprises IncorporatedLEE180.081.7129.1-25.3230.4
Gannett Co. Inc.GCI078.6272.7-7.1820.6

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