Traders sold shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) on strength during trading hours on Thursday. $23.91 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $92.19 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $68.28 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Twenty-First Century Fox had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Twenty-First Century Fox traded up $0.34 for the day and closed at $48.27

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox from $53.00 to $54.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, November 8th. Pivotal Research reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Thursday, November 8th. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Monday, November 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $52.00 price target for the company. Barclays assumed coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, October 19th. They issued an “overweight” rating for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $46.06.

The stock has a market cap of $89.05 billion, a PE ratio of 24.50, a P/E/G ratio of 2.96 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 2.45 and a quick ratio of 1.96.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.52. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 18.01% and a net margin of 16.01%. The business had revenue of $7.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.23 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.49 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 1.96 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in FOXA. Pentwater Capital Management LP boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 179.5% during the 3rd quarter. Pentwater Capital Management LP now owns 6,890,169 shares of the company’s stock worth $319,222,000 after acquiring an additional 15,558,905 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 96.2% during the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 28,789,989 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,333,840,000 after acquiring an additional 14,117,855 shares during the period. Egerton Capital UK LLP boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 93.4% during the 2nd quarter. Egerton Capital UK LLP now owns 26,833,499 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,333,357,000 after acquiring an additional 12,957,606 shares during the period. Baupost Group LLC MA boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 31.9% during the 3rd quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 52,001,167 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,409,214,000 after acquiring an additional 12,585,338 shares during the period. Finally, Capital International Investors boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 1,013.7% during the 3rd quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 12,150,103 shares of the company’s stock worth $562,914,000 after acquiring an additional 11,059,103 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 53.98% of the company’s stock.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile (NASDAQ:FOXA)

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The company produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.

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