News articles about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7566636490298 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

FOXA has been the subject of several research reports. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Cowen Inc reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $32.00 price target (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price target (up previously from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, August 11th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price target for the company. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. Twenty-First Century Fox currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.60.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) traded down $0.14 on Friday, hitting $30.47. The stock had a trading volume of 2,150,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,410,000. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12 month low of $24.81 and a 12 month high of $32.60. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The firm has a market capitalization of $55,900.00, a P/E ratio of 15.87, a P/E/G ratio of 2.09 and a beta of 1.36.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 21.41% and a net margin of 10.30%. The company had revenue of $7 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.51 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.98 EPS for the current 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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