Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) – Analysts at Gabelli issued their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Twenty-First Century Fox in a report issued on Friday. Gabelli analyst B. Harriss anticipates that the company will post earnings of $2.20 per share for the year. Gabelli also issued estimates for Twenty-First Century Fox’s FY2021 earnings at $2.70 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $2.75 EPS.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on FOXA. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Pivotal Research boosted their target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $34.00 target price (up from $28.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Friday, December 15th. One 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. Twenty-First Century Fox currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.72.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) traded down $0.79 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $34.27. The stock had a trading volume of 15,625,967 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,452,264. Twenty-First Century Fox has a one year low of $24.81 and a one year high of $35.86. The firm has a market cap of $65,190.46, a P/E ratio of 18.33, a PEG ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.73.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 21.41% and a net margin of 10.30%. The company had revenue of $7 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.51 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capital Research Global Investors increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 20.2% in the second quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 85,581,646 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,425,384,000 after acquiring an additional 14,398,422 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 67,589,972 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,915,500,000 after buying an additional 287,817 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.5% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 59,202,463 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,677,798,000 after buying an additional 1,432,981 shares during the last quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.8% during the third quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 37,460,118 shares of the company’s stock worth $988,198,000 after buying an additional 3,018,013 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Independent Franchise Partners LLP increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 7.7% during the third quarter. Independent Franchise Partners LLP now owns 28,394,638 shares of the company’s stock worth $749,050,000 after buying an additional 2,039,154 shares during the last quarter. 54.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Twenty-First Century Fox

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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