Investors sold shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) on strength during trading hours on Tuesday. $65.52 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $198.32 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $132.80 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Twenty-First Century Fox had the highest net out-flow for the day. Twenty-First Century Fox traded up $0.35 for the day and closed at $50.88

FOXA has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Gabelli restated a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, November 27th. Societe Generale lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 24th. Vertical Group upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Finally, Buckingham Research raised their target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from $52.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $51.00.

The firm has a market cap of $94.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a current ratio of 4.29, a quick ratio of 3.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $8.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.47 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 44.71% and a return on equity of 15.09%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.42 EPS. On average, research analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 8th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.73%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 18.27%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in FOXA. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $26,000. Sontag Advisory LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $36,000. We Are One Seven LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $38,000. Athena Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $40,000. Finally, Moody National Bank Trust Division purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $49,000. Institutional investors own 49.79% of the company’s stock.

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About Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

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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