JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) in a report released on Monday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm issued an overweight rating and a $46.00 price target on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. UBS Group increased their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox to $52.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 13th. Buckingham Research increased their price target on 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. Vertical Group upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, January 24th. Finally, Wolfe Research initiated coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Friday, December 7th. They set an outperform rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $49.17.

FOXA stock opened at $36.92 on Monday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 1-year low of $36.76 and a 1-year high of $41.95. The company has a market capitalization of $95.37 billion, a PE ratio of 18.74, a P/E/G ratio of 2.22 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 3.79 and a current ratio of 4.29.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 6th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 15.09% and a net margin of 44.71%. The company had revenue of $8.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.47 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.99 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 8th will be given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 5th. This represents a yield of 0.73%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $26,000. Sontag Advisory LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $36,000. We Are One Seven LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $38,000. Athena Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $40,000. Finally, Moody National Bank Trust Division bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at $49,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 49.69% of the company’s stock.

About Twenty-First Century Fox

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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