Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $32.90.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. TheStreet lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities started coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $33.00 target price for the company.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2,917.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 26,468,128 shares of the company’s stock valued at $841,159,000 after buying an additional 25,591,062 shares during the last quarter. Dodge & Cox purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter valued at about $384,802,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 5.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 29,473,799 shares of the company’s stock valued at $936,677,000 after buying an additional 1,574,477 shares during the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 98.5% in the first quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 2,022,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $64,285,000 after buying an additional 1,003,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the first quarter valued at about $26,510,000. 24.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) traded up 0.47% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $27.53. 331,611 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $27.25 and a 200 day moving average price of $29.03. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12 month low of $23.88 and a 12 month high of $31.94. The company has a market cap of $50.95 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.93 and a beta of 1.19.

About Twenty-First Century Fox

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc is a media and entertainment company. The Company’s segments include Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment, and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment and movie programming for distribution.

Analyst Recommendations for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX)

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