Bp Plc acquired a new stake in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,706,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Sentry Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 38,171 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,064,000 after purchasing an additional 428 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 18,360 shares of the company’s stock worth $512,000 after purchasing an additional 480 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.2% during the 3rd quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 65,838 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,698,000 after purchasing an additional 2,048 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 166,594 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,296,000 after purchasing an additional 2,172 shares during the period. Finally, Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.9% during the 3rd quarter. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors LLC now owns 87,250 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,250,000 after purchasing an additional 2,450 shares during the period. 23.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In related 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 value of $3,864,407.20. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 36,007 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,256,644.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 39.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) opened at $35.19 on Monday. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a 1 year low of $24.30 and a 1 year high of $38.56. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98. The company has a market cap of $65,190.46, a PE ratio of 16.44 and a beta of 1.25.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 13.49% and a return on equity of 19.01%. The business had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.05%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is presently 16.82%.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on FOX. BidaskClub cut shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. OTR Global upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Twenty-First Century Fox presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $34.00.

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Twenty-First Century Fox 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX)

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