Vident Investment Advisory LLC bought a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 21,685 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $572,000.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Verition Fund Management LLC acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $365,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. grew its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 76.8% during the 3rd quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 261,190 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,890,000 after acquiring an additional 113,484 shares in the last quarter. Fort L.P. grew its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 831.1% during the 3rd quarter. Fort L.P. now owns 274,233 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,234,000 after acquiring an additional 244,781 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.7% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 26,630,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $754,718,000 after acquiring an additional 2,140,568 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Financial Counselors Inc. grew its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 80.0% during the 2nd quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 304,272 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,623,000 after acquiring an additional 135,241 shares in the last quarter. 54.50% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) opened at $34.99 on Friday. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a twelve month low of $24.81 and a twelve month high of $35.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.73. The stock has a market cap of $60,670.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.06, a PEG ratio of 2.25 and a beta of 1.34.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.41%. The business had revenue of $7 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.80 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current year.

FOXA has been the subject of several analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price target (down previously from $37.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, October 12th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Sunday, November 19th. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Monday, December 4th. ValuEngine cut shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $31.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, November 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.44.

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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.

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