Stevens Capital Management LP boosted its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) by 516.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 303,537 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 254,285 shares during the period. Stevens Capital Management LP’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $7,828,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Suntrust Banks Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 26,338 shares of the company’s stock valued at $734,000 after purchasing an additional 91 shares during the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.6% in the 1st quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 28,786 shares of the company’s stock valued at $914,000 after purchasing an additional 180 shares during the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 30,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $842,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 10,456 shares of the company’s stock valued at $292,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, GAM Holding AG lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 12,010 shares of the company’s stock valued at $335,000 after purchasing an additional 343 shares during the last quarter. 23.24% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Director David F. Devoe sold 30,149 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.01, for a total value of $844,473.49. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 55,647 shares in the company, valued at $1,558,672.47. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO James R. Murdoch sold 111,713 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total value of $3,121,261.22. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 234,236 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,544,553.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 39.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) traded up $0.79 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $27.41. The stock had a trading volume of 1,052,161 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,282,451. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 1-year low of $24.30 and a 1-year high of $31.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.15, a current ratio of 2.25 and a quick ratio of 1.82. The company has a market cap of $45,221.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.59 and a beta of 1.18.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $6.75 billion for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.47% and a net margin of 10.36%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.45 EPS.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th were given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.63%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.64%.

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FOX has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, OTR Global raised Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $34.00.

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:FOX)

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