Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) released its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04, RTT News reports. The firm had revenue of $8.04 billion during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.42%.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOX) opened at $35.45 on Thursday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a twelve month low of $24.30 and a twelve month high of $38.56. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The stock has a market cap of $67,469.06, a PE ratio of 18.97 and a beta of 1.25.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.03%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is 22.36%.
In other news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.90, for a total transaction of $3,864,407.20. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 36,007 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,256,644.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.
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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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