News coverage about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.212245149811 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

FOX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, November 11th. OTR Global raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.00.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) traded up $0.53 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $36.26. 5,515,107 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,572,380. The company has a market cap of $67,172.66, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.52 and a beta of 1.27. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 1 year low of $24.30 and a 1 year high of $36.54. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.42%.

In related news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.90, for a total transaction of $3,864,407.20. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 36,007 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,256,644.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 39.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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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