Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) had its price objective increased by BMO Capital Markets from $35.00 to $37.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. BMO Capital Markets currently has a market perform rating on the stock.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. B. Riley reissued a neutral rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an outperform rating and set a $34.00 price objective (down from $35.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a buy rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Sunday, November 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $37.73.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) opened at $36.40 on Monday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 52 week low of $24.81 and a 52 week high of $39.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $66,190.82, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.85 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a quick ratio of 1.77, a current ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.04. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 19.01% and a net margin of 13.49%. The business had revenue of $8.04 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.94 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.53 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 2.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a yield of 0.00503778337531486%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is currently 16.82%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 4th quarter valued at about $106,000. Mint Tower Capital Management B.V. acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 3rd quarter valued at about $110,000. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 3rd quarter valued at about $113,000. Zions Bancorporation grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 86.4% in the 3rd quarter. Zions Bancorporation now owns 4,911 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,000 after acquiring an additional 2,276 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 3rd quarter valued at about $148,000. 53.52% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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