Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc boosted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 41.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 429,246 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 126,533 shares during the period. Twenty-First Century Fox accounts for about 2.0% of Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc’s portfolio, making the stock its 19th biggest position. Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $11,324,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter valued at $365,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 76.8% in the 3rd quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 261,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,890,000 after purchasing an additional 113,484 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.7% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 26,630,790 shares of the company’s stock valued at $754,718,000 after purchasing an additional 2,140,568 shares during the last quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 80.0% in the 2nd quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 304,272 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,623,000 after purchasing an additional 135,241 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Norinchukin Bank The increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 7.0% in the 3rd quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 176,071 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,645,000 after purchasing an additional 11,453 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 54.50% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on FOXA shares. ValuEngine lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.95.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ FOXA) opened at $33.30 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $61,689.18, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.34, a P/E/G ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 1.34. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 52-week low of $24.81 and a 52-week high of $34.75. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.80 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 21.41% and a net margin of 10.30%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s quarterly revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.51 EPS. analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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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