News headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 47.7763067486147 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.10.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) traded down 0.46% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $27.90. The company had a trading volume of 11,202,385 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $27.99 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.44. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12 month low of $23.33 and a 12 month high of $32.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $51.64 billion, a PE ratio of 17.16 and a beta of 1.27.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 24.40% and a net margin of 10.72%. The firm had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.79 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.45 EPS. Twenty-First Century Fox’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $1.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Twenty-First Century Fox

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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