News Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 17,
2013. Shareholders who purchased NWSA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that NWSA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NWSA was $29.87,
representing a -2% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.48 and a
63.05% increase over the 52 week low of $18.32.
NWSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Comcast Corporation (
) and Comcast Corporation (
). NWSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.69. Zacks Investment Research reports NWSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 20.07%, compared to an
industry average of 11.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to NWSA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NWSA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Media (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth (
- AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of
10.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NWSA at 5.07%.