Teacher Retirement System of Texas cut its position in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) by 13.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 255,912 shares of the company’s stock after selling 41,021 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $8,732,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in FOX. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 18,360 shares of the company’s stock valued at $512,000 after purchasing an additional 480 shares during the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $330,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 10.8% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,042,962 shares of the company’s stock valued at $56,937,000 after purchasing an additional 198,663 shares during the last quarter. QS Investors LLC increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 58.5% in the 2nd quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 8,939 shares of the company’s stock valued at $249,000 after purchasing an additional 3,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 39,665.6% in the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 36,982 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,046,000 after purchasing an additional 36,889 shares during the last quarter. 23.14% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

FOX has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. OTR Global raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $34.00.

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ FOX) opened at $36.19 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 2.16 and a quick ratio of 1.77. The company has a market cap of $66,598.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.91 and a beta of 1.25. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a 52-week low of $24.30 and a 52-week high of $38.56.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 13.49% and a return on equity of 19.01%.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 16.82%.

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 value of $3,864,407.20. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly 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 Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.

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Twenty-First Century Fox 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.

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