Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) Stock Price
Headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3058013555416 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Media landscape will be 'tale of two cities': Gabelli & C… (finance.yahoo.com)
- Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FOX-US : August 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- 21st Century Fox Earnings Buoyed by Cable TV Business — WSJ (ih.advfn.com)
- 21st Century Fox Earnings Buoyed by Cable TV Business — Update (ih.advfn.com)
Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) traded down 0.25% during trading on Monday, hitting $27.77. The company had a trading volume of 2,058,021 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $27.86 and a 200 day moving average of $28.92. The company has a market capitalization of $51.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.51 and a beta of 1.19. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $23.88 and a 12-month high of $31.94.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.36% and a return on equity of 22.47%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.45 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $2.05 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.59%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.64%.
FOX has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. BidaskClub upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.50.
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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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