Traders bought shares of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) on weakness during trading hours on Monday. $44.96 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $19.15 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $25.81 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Time Warner had the 10th highest net in-flow for the day. Time Warner traded down ($0.29) for the day and closed at $80.51

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on TWX shares. Telsey Advisory Group upped their target price on Time Warner from $89.00 to $91.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on Time Warner from $76.00 to $80.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. MKM Partners upped their target price on Time Warner from $78.00 to $86.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 28th. KeyCorp downgraded Time Warner to an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Vetr raised Time Warner from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $82.87 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and twenty-seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Time Warner has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $86.24.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $78.41 and its 200 day moving average is $73.50. The firm has a market capitalization of $62.62 billion and a PE ratio of 16.02.

Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The media conglomerate reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.13. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.25 earnings per share. The business earned $7 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.12 billion. The firm’s revenue was down 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Time Warner Inc. will post $5.42 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.4025 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 29th. This represents a $1.61 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.00%.

In other news, EVP Gary L. Ginsberg sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.79, for a total transaction of $227,370.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,232 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,684,963.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Kenneth J. Novack sold 15,706 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.48, for a total transaction of $1,185,488.88. Following the sale, the director now owns 17,431 shares in the company, valued at $1,315,691.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. I.G. Investment Management LTD. increased its stake in shares of Time Warner by 164.5% in the fourth quarter. I.G. Investment Management LTD. now owns 447,433 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock valued at $28,935,000 after buying an additional 278,252 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Time Warner by 4.6% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 2,379,485 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock valued at $153,882,000 after buying an additional 104,773 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Time Warner by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 366,860 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock valued at $23,724,000 after buying an additional 22,656 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Time Warner by 109.6% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 21,057 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,362,000 after buying an additional 11,011 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its stake in shares of Time Warner by 78.4% in the fourth quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 24,734 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,598,000 after buying an additional 10,871 shares during the last quarter.

Time Warner Inc is a media and entertainment company. The Company operates through three segments: Turner, which consists of cable networks and digital media properties; Home Box Office, which consists of domestic premium pay television and streaming services, and international premium pay, basic tier television services and streaming services, and Warner Bros., which consists of television, feature film, home video and videogame production and distribution.

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