Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Friday.

Separately, OTR Global raised Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.00.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOX) opened at $36.35 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.73. The firm has a market capitalization of $67,005.93, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.58 and a beta of 1.27. Twenty-First Century Fox has a twelve month low of $24.30 and a twelve month high of $36.44.

In other news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.90, for a total value of $3,864,407.20. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 36,007 shares in the company, valued at $1,256,644.30. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 39.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of FOX. Tredje AP fonden lifted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 420,700.0% during the third quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 4,208 shares of the company’s stock worth $109,000 after buying an additional 4,207 shares during the period. Quantbot Technologies LP lifted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 139.2% during the second quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 4,418 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 2,571 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. lifted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 91.4% during the third quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 5,497 shares of the company’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 2,625 shares during the period. Elgethun Capital Management purchased a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the second quarter worth about $201,000. Finally, Haverford Financial Services Inc. purchased a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the third quarter worth about $242,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 23.40% of the company’s stock.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile

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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