Research analysts at BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) in a research note issued on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on FOXA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. Societe Generale cut Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 24th. Vertical Group upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 4th. Buckingham Research upped their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox from $52.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 25th. Finally, UBS Group upped their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox to $52.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 13th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $48.11.

NASDAQ FOXA opened at $37.31 on Wednesday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a fifty-two week low of $35.90 and a fifty-two week high of $41.95.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $8.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.47 billion. The firm’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.42 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 2.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Aravt Global LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter worth $147,969,000. OTA Financial Group L.P. acquired a new stake in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth $897,000. KBC Group NV increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 46.6% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 545,447 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,247,000 after buying an additional 173,499 shares during the period. Pearl River Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth $126,000. Finally, Hudson Bay Capital Management LP increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 56.4% in the fourth quarter. Hudson Bay Capital Management LP now owns 675,305 shares of the company’s stock worth $28,158,000 after buying an additional 243,593 shares during the period.

Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile

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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