Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) opened at 26.43 on Thursday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $23.33 and a 12-month high of $32.60. The company has a market capitalization of $48.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.66 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $27.88 and a 200 day moving average price of $28.92.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.46% and a net margin of 10.36%. The business had revenue of $6.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.79 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.45 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $2.03 EPS for the current year.

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FOXA has been the topic of several analyst reports. Rosenblatt Securities upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. FBR & Co decreased their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox from $34.00 to $31.00 and set a “mkt perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.35.

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.

Dividend History for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

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