Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) traded down 1.2% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $25.16 and last traded at $25.18, with a volume of 8,121,155 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $25.48.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. Brean Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. reduced their price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox from $32.00 to $31.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. Barclays PLC lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $33.00 to $29.00 in a research note on Monday, August 8th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox from $36.00 to $35.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 5th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.99.

The company has a market capitalization of $46.84 billion and a PE ratio of 17.76. The company’s 50-day moving average is $26.66 and its 200 day moving average is $27.89.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $6.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.68 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.39 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. will post $1.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in FOXA. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP increased 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 last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 30.7% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 690,070 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,742,000 after buying an additional 162,109 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 35.6% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 501,362 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,616,000 after buying an additional 131,556 shares during the last quarter. KBC Group NV increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 11.3% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 847,523 shares of the company’s stock valued at $23,019,000 after buying an additional 86,017 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,055,000.

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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