Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) gapped up before the market opened on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $26.75, but opened at $28.60. Twenty-First Century Fox shares last traded at $30.48, with a volume of 5811000 shares traded.

FOX has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, OTR Global upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.00.

The company has a market cap of $55,390.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.57 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of FOX. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 12.3% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 19,566 shares of the company’s stock valued at $622,000 after acquiring an additional 2,147 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 21.0% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 185,693 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,175,000 after buying an additional 32,225 shares in the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.3% during the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 13,405 shares of the company’s stock worth $374,000 after buying an additional 430 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.0% during the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 30,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $842,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC boosted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 18.9% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 37,220 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,037,000 after buying an additional 5,922 shares in the last quarter. 23.65% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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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