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Takeaways from News Corp's Annual Report


Taken from News Corp's 2018 Annual Report

  1. News Corp comprises businesses across a range of media, including news and information services, subscription video services in Australia, books publishing and digital real estate services. 

  2. News Corp comprises of some of the most recognizable brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, The Australian, Herald Sun, The Times, HarprCollins Publishers, Foxtel, FOX SPORTS Australia, realestate.com.au, realtor.com, and talkSPORT

  3. Dow Jones, which is owned by News Corp, comprises of The Wall Street Journal, FACTIVA, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron’s and MarketWatch

  4. The Wall Street Journal is Dow Jones’s flagship product. 

  5. News Corp Australia owns over 150 newspapers covering a national, regional and suburban footprint. 

  6. News Corp’s Income in 2019 was 288 million.

  7. During the year ended May 31, 2019, its daily, Sunday, weekly and bi-weekly newspapers were read by over 7.7 million Australians on average every week. 

  8. The Sun, which is owned by News Corp, is the most read national paid print news brand in the U.K

  9. News Corp's top competitors include Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg L.P., LexisNexis, and Refinitiv.

  10. 61% of News Corp's revenues were derived outside the U.S in 2018.


Please note: Olympus Wealth Management is a Tulsa based investment fund which may or may not own holdings in News Corp. and readers should not take the above statements as a recommendation to buy or sell News Corp. stock but instead as an informative article meant to increase one’s knowledge of the company.

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