Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twenty-five brokerages that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $34.00.

Several brokerages have issued reports on FOXA. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Cowen and Company reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday.

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Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) traded down $0.27 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $30.61. 4,604,700 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,753,274. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 1 year low of $24.81 and a 1 year high of $32.60. The company has a market cap of $55,680.00, a P/E ratio of 16.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 1.36.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.41%. The firm had revenue of $7 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.51 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of FOXA. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 4.8% during the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,365 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period. PGGM Investments purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the second quarter worth approximately $18,681,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 12.0% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 535,931 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,190,000 after acquiring an additional 57,445 shares during the period. Parkwood LLC increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 6.8% during the second quarter. Parkwood LLC now owns 459,783 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,030,000 after acquiring an additional 29,286 shares during the period. Finally, Shell Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.6% during the second quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 120,050 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,402,000 after acquiring an additional 723 shares during the period. 54.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

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