Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) – Stock analysts at B. Riley issued their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report issued on Thursday. B. Riley analyst B. Crockett forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.58 for the quarter. B. Riley has a “Buy” rating and a $46.00 price target on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Twenty-First Century Fox’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.53 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $2.01 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $2.66 EPS.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. The business had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.94 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 19.01% and a net margin of 13.49%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.53 EPS.

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Pivotal Research increased their price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. ValuEngine raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. BMO Capital Markets increased their price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Cowen restated a “hold” rating and issued a $39.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Twenty-First Century Fox presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $37.73.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) traded up $0.18 on Monday, reaching $36.58. The company had a trading volume of 7,189,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,340,676. The stock has a market cap of $67,432.02, a PE ratio of 17.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 2.16 and a quick ratio of 1.77. Twenty-First Century Fox has a twelve month low of $24.81 and a twelve month high of $39.13.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Sterling Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 8,494 shares of the company’s stock valued at $241,000 after purchasing an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 36.6% during the 4th quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 6,282 shares of the company’s stock valued at $217,000 after purchasing an additional 1,684 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 4.1% during the 4th quarter. Creative Planning now owns 44,246 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,528,000 after purchasing an additional 1,732 shares during the last quarter. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 21.8% during the 4th quarter. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC now owns 10,077 shares of the company’s stock valued at $348,000 after purchasing an additional 1,805 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 19.0% during the 3rd quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 11,355 shares of the company’s stock valued at $301,000 after purchasing an additional 1,813 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 53.52% of the company’s stock.

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

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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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