Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 2.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,581,517 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 124,197 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.25% of Twenty-First Century Fox worth $129,839,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 240.8% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 428,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,144,000 after buying an additional 302,769 shares in the last quarter. Lumina Fund Management LLC boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 116.7% in the second quarter. Lumina Fund Management LLC now owns 26,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $737,000 after buying an additional 14,000 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 10.4% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,516,086 shares of the company’s stock valued at $71,306,000 after buying an additional 236,487 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 9.5% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 54,209 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,533,000 after buying an additional 4,694 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its position in 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 valued at $1,565,000 after buying an additional 282 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 53.31% of the company’s stock.

FOXA has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eighteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.43.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) opened at 26.38 on Friday. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a one year low of $23.59 and a one year high of $32.60. The firm has a market cap of $48.83 billion, a PE ratio of 16.63 and a beta of 1.28. The company’s 50-day moving average is $27.35 and its 200-day moving average is $28.66.

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

The company also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a yield of 1.29%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is 22.64%.

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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.

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

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