Raymond James & Associates lowered its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 11.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 108,509 shares of the company’s stock after selling 14,370 shares during the quarter. Raymond James & Associates’ holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $5,222,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at about $26,000. We Are One Seven LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at about $38,000. Athena Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at about $40,000. Moody National Bank Trust Division purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at about $49,000. Finally, IMS Capital Management purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 3rd quarter valued at about $59,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 49.79% of the company’s stock.

Twenty-First Century Fox stock opened at $52.01 on Friday. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a twelve month low of $35.40 and a twelve month high of $52.05. The company has a quick ratio of 3.79, a current ratio of 4.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. The company has a market cap of $96.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.40, a P/E/G ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 0.97.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 6th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.47 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 1.98 EPS for the current year.

The business 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 dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 5th. This represents a yield of 0.73%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is 18.27%.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on FOXA shares. Buckingham Research raised their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox from $52.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 25th. Societe Generale downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 28th. UBS Group raised their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox to $52.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Moffett Nathanson started coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Friday. They set a “buy” rating and a $51.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Twenty-First Century Fox presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $51.00.

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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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