Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) had its target price lifted by Jefferies Group from $30.00 to $43.00 in a research note published on Friday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Guggenheim reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. KeyCorp reissued a buy rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a buy rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities reissued a buy rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $34.94.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) traded up $0.13 on Friday, reaching $35.24. 6,566,399 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 17,535,284. The company has a market capitalization of $65,042.26, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.89, a PEG ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.08. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 52-week low of $24.81 and a 52-week high of $35.86.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.80 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.41%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.51 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.98 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Verition Fund Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the second quarter worth $365,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 76.8% in the third quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 261,190 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,890,000 after acquiring an additional 113,484 shares during the last quarter. Fort L.P. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 831.1% in the third quarter. Fort L.P. now owns 274,233 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,234,000 after acquiring an additional 244,781 shares during the last quarter. KBC Group NV grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.6% in the third quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 930,207 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,538,000 after acquiring an additional 5,364 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.7% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 26,630,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $754,718,000 after acquiring an additional 2,140,568 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 54.37% of the company’s stock.

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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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