Emory University grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) by 6.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 57,553 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,351 shares during the period. Twenty-First Century Fox accounts for approximately 1.4% of Emory University’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 27th biggest position. Emory University’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $1,604,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Norinchukin Bank The lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 76,198 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,124,000 after acquiring an additional 2,003 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 9.1% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,791,557 shares of the company’s stock valued at $49,932,000 after acquiring an additional 149,803 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 9.3% in the 2nd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 649,723 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,108,000 after acquiring an additional 55,175 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 21.8% in the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 11,228 shares of the company’s stock valued at $313,000 after acquiring an additional 2,011 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Elgethun Capital Management bought a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter valued at $201,000. Institutional investors own 23.27% of the company’s stock.

In other Twenty-First Century Fox news, Director David F. Devoe sold 30,149 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.01, for a total value of $844,473.49. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 55,647 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,558,672.47. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO James R. Murdoch sold 111,713 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total transaction of $3,121,261.22. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 234,236 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,544,553.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) traded down 0.27% on Thursday, reaching $26.08. The company had a trading volume of 527,123 shares. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a one year low of $23.88 and a one year high of $31.94. The company has a market capitalization of $48.28 billion, a PE ratio of 16.44 and a beta of 1.20. The company’s 50-day moving average is $27.25 and its 200-day moving average is $28.37.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.37 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.47% and a net margin of 10.36%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.45 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post $2.07 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.64%.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on FOX shares. TheStreet cut Twenty-First Century Fox from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.00.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX)

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