ValuEngine lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning.

Separately, BidaskClub raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Saturday, November 17th.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox stock opened at $48.54 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $89.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.64 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 2.45 and a quick ratio of 1.96. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 1 year low of $29.63 and a 1 year high of $49.65.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.52. The firm had revenue of $7.18 billion during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 18.01% and a net margin of 16.01%. On average, research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.86 earnings per share for the current year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of FOX. Aperio Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 31,933 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,463,000 after acquiring an additional 1,110 shares during the last quarter. Putnam Investments LLC increased its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.4% during the 3rd quarter. Putnam Investments LLC now owns 269,912 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,367,000 after acquiring an additional 1,153 shares during the last quarter. F&V Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.2% during the 3rd quarter. F&V Capital Management LLC now owns 101,160 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,635,000 after acquiring an additional 1,220 shares during the last quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 12.2% during the 3rd quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 12,601 shares of the company’s stock valued at $577,000 after acquiring an additional 1,372 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB increased its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 7.4% during the 3rd quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 20,672 shares of the company’s stock valued at $948,000 after acquiring an additional 1,418 shares during the last quarter. 24.10% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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