Media headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news impact score of 0.57 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave press coverage about the company an news buzz score of 6 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Twenty-First Century Fox’s score:

NASDAQ:FOXA opened at $49.12 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 2.45 and a quick ratio of 1.96. The company has a market cap of $91.65 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.93, a P/E/G ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 1.25. Twenty-First Century Fox has a fifty-two week low of $32.35 and a fifty-two week high of $50.15.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.52. The firm had revenue of $7.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.23 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 16.01% and a return on equity of 18.01%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.49 EPS. As a group, equities analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.99 EPS for the current year.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 28th. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Monday, November 5th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $52.00 price target for the company. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $45.00 to $49.00 in a report on Thursday, August 9th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Cowen restated a “hold” rating and set a $49.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Sunday, August 12th. Finally, Gabelli restated a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Tuesday, November 27th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Twenty-First Century Fox presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $47.20.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The company produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.

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