Headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.6058783826187 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) opened at $29.32 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.08. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $24.81 and a 12-month high of $32.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $53,740.00, a PE ratio of 14.96, a PEG ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.36.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 21.41% and a net margin of 10.30%. The business had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.80 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on FOXA. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Friday, August 11th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price objective for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $33.65.

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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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