Aperio Group LLC raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 4.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 760,995 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 32,489 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $35,257,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Kaizen Advisory LLC grew its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 121.8% in the 2nd quarter. Kaizen Advisory LLC now owns 2,278 shares of the company’s stock valued at $113,000 after purchasing an additional 1,251 shares during the period. Centaurus Financial Inc. bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter valued at $115,000. Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter valued at $122,000. Sun Life Financial INC grew its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 1,522.7% in the 2nd quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 2,856 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after purchasing an additional 2,680 shares during the period. Finally, First Hawaiian Bank bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 3rd quarter valued at $137,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 54.07% of the company’s stock.

FOXA stock opened at $45.84 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.90, a current ratio of 2.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. The firm has a market cap of $84.90 billion, a PE ratio of 23.27, a PEG ratio of 2.76 and a beta of 1.30. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a fifty-two week low of $24.81 and a fifty-two week high of $50.15.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $7.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.52 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 18.71% and a net margin of 14.68%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.36 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 2 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 12th were paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is 18.27%.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on FOXA shares. ValuEngine upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 26th. Buckingham Research started coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, June 26th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $57.00 price objective for the company. Finally, UBS Group downgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $39.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, July 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $45.44.

Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The company produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.

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