Morningstar Investment Services LLC lifted its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 16.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 49,273 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,070 shares during the period. Morningstar Investment Services LLC’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $1,300,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Sterling Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.2% in the second quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 8,494 shares of the company’s stock worth $241,000 after acquiring an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. Midwest Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.3% in the second quarter. Midwest Investment Management LLC now owns 65,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,858,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 4.8% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,365 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.5% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 55,238 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,565,000 after acquiring an additional 282 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Allied Advisory Services Inc. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.6% in the second quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 14,781 shares of the company’s stock worth $425,000 after acquiring an additional 375 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 54.28% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Cowen Inc restated a “market perform” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective (up previously from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Friday, August 11th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.60.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ FOXA) opened at $30.61 on Friday. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 52 week low of $24.81 and a 52 week high of $32.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.08. The firm has a market cap of $56,705.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.10 and a beta of 1.26.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.41%. The company had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post 1.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Twenty-First Century Fox 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

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