Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) posted its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04, RTT News reports. The business had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.42%.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOX) opened at $35.45 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $67,469.06, a PE ratio of 18.97 and a beta of 1.25. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $24.30 and a 12-month high of $38.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.73.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.03%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.36%.
In other Twenty-First Century Fox news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.90, for a total value of $3,864,407.20. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 36,007 shares in the company, valued at $1,256,644.30. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 39.40% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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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