Investors purchased shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $29.07 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $15.42 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $13.65 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Twenty-First Century Fox had the 23rd highest net in-flow for the day. Twenty-First Century Fox traded down ($0.07) for the day and closed at $27.11

A number of analysts recently commented on FOXA shares. Moffett Nathanson lifted their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox to $33.00 in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price target (up previously from $31.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. Vetr lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.66 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, April 18th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted their price target on Twenty-First Century Fox from $32.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, TheStreet raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.39.

The stock has a market cap of $51.35 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.78. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $28.07 and a 200-day moving average price of $27.93.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.42 EPS. The firm earned $7.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.19 billion. The business’s revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. will post $1.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have modified their holdings of FOXA. Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 27.5% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 15,895,385 shares of the company’s stock valued at $431,718,000 after buying an additional 3,428,261 shares during the period. Edgewood Management LLC raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 23.3% in the fourth quarter. Edgewood Management LLC now owns 15,213,984 shares of the company’s stock valued at $413,212,000 after buying an additional 2,872,833 shares during the period. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 31.5% in the fourth quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP now owns 4,541,704 shares of the company’s stock valued at $123,353,000 after buying an additional 1,087,764 shares during the period. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 15.3% in the fourth quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH now owns 1,907,128 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,798,000 after buying an additional 252,954 shares during the period. Finally, Century Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter valued at $6,137,000.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc is a media and entertainment company. The Company operates through segments: Cable Network Programming, Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. 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, telecommunications companies and online video distributors in the United States and internationally.

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