Barings LLC maintained its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 71,100 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Barings LLC’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $2,260,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of FOX. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 43.2% during the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 67,297 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,139,000 after buying an additional 20,289 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 7.5% during the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 1,108,010 shares of the company’s stock worth $35,213,000 after buying an additional 77,259 shares during the last quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the first quarter worth $995,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 38.1% during the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 122,124 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,881,000 after buying an additional 33,722 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.4% during the first quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 19,155 shares of the company’s stock worth $609,000 after buying an additional 273 shares during the last quarter. 23.27% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ FOX) opened at 26.47 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $49.00 billion, a PE ratio of 16.69 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a 50 day moving average of $26.36 and a 200 day moving average of $27.91. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 52 week low of $24.41 and a 52 week high of $31.94.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.47% and a net margin of 10.36%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post $2.07 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is presently 22.64%.

A number of research firms have weighed in on FOX. BidaskClub raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th.

In related news, Director David F. Devoe sold 30,149 shares of Twenty-First Century Fox stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.01, for a total value of $844,473.49. Following the transaction, the director now owns 55,647 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,558,672.47. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO James R. Murdoch sold 111,713 shares of Twenty-First Century Fox stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total transaction of $3,121,261.22. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 234,236 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,544,553.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 39.40% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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.

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

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