American Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 100,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,422,000.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of FOXA. Moody National Bank Trust Division raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.4% in the second quarter. Moody National Bank Trust Division now owns 10,580 shares of the company’s stock worth $286,000 after buying an additional 45 shares in the last quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.8% in the second quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 8,731 shares of the company’s stock worth $236,000 after buying an additional 71 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.4% in the second quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 6,713 shares of the company’s stock worth $171,000 after buying an additional 159 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.8% in the second quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 21,546 shares of the company’s stock worth $583,000 after buying an additional 163 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Private Bank & Trust Co. raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.6% in the third quarter. Private Bank & Trust Co. now owns 11,250 shares of the company’s stock worth $272,000 after buying an additional 175 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 52.97% of the company’s stock.

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

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) traded up 0.57% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $28.47. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,374,635 shares. The company has a market cap of $52.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.82 and a beta of 1.28. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $26.50 and its 200 day moving average is $26.52. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. has a 12 month low of $22.66 and a 12 month high of $31.25.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $6.51 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.49 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 23.28% and a net margin of 10.45%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. will post $1.91 EPS for the current year.

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A number of research firms have recently weighed in on FOXA. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Jefferies Group decreased their price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from $33.00 to $32.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Pivotal Research decreased their price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from $36.00 to $34.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, November 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $31.69.

Twenty-First Century Fox Company 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.

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