Dupont Capital Management Corp reduced its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 11.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 388,986 shares of the company’s stock after selling 48,101 shares during the quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $10,261,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in FOXA. Capital Research Global Investors raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 20.2% during the 2nd quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 85,581,646 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,425,384,000 after purchasing an additional 14,398,422 shares during the last quarter. Independent Franchise Partners LLP raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 19.6% during the 2nd quarter. Independent Franchise Partners LLP now owns 26,355,484 shares of the company’s stock worth $746,914,000 after purchasing an additional 4,315,548 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 17.4% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 17,652,970 shares of the company’s stock worth $500,285,000 after purchasing an additional 2,621,748 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 19.4% during the 2nd quarter. Boston Partners now owns 15,926,008 shares of the company’s stock worth $451,343,000 after purchasing an additional 2,592,039 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.7% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 26,630,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $754,718,000 after purchasing an additional 2,140,568 shares during the last quarter. 53.55% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Cowen and Company reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $32.00 price objective (down from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price objective (up from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.35.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $6.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.79 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.46% and a net margin of 10.36%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.45 earnings per share.

The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 13th were given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is 22.64%.

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

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