State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 4.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,365 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $123,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 2,105.9% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 57,769,482 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,871,155,000 after buying an additional 55,150,610 shares in the last quarter. Boston Partners raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 7,703.5% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 13,333,969 shares of the company’s stock worth $431,887,000 after buying an additional 13,163,097 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 217.9% in the first quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 6,083,023 shares of the company’s stock worth $197,029,000 after buying an additional 4,169,322 shares in the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 132,582.5% in the first quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 2,653,649 shares of the company’s stock worth $85,952,000 after buying an additional 2,651,649 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 13.8% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 19,594,349 shares of the company’s stock worth $634,660,000 after buying an additional 2,372,638 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 53.96% of the company’s stock.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ FOXA) traded up 1.18% on Friday, hitting $28.21. 6,813,863 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $52.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.79 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a 50-day moving average of $28.17 and a 200-day moving average of $29.35. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 12 month low of $23.33 and a 12 month high of $32.60.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.36% and a return on equity of 22.46%. The business had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.79 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.45 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post $2.03 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a yield of 1.29%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is currently 22.64%.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on FOXA shares. Rosenblatt Securities upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, May 12th. Guggenheim restated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price (up previously from $34.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, April 14th. BMO Capital Markets set a $36.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $33.23.

Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

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