Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Announces Earnings Results

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%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday. OTR Global upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.00.

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.

Earnings History for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX)

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