ProVise Management Group LLC lifted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) by 25.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 26,179 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,325 shares during the period. ProVise Management Group LLC’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $893,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Yacktman Asset Management LP lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Yacktman Asset Management LP now owns 28,078,485 shares of the company’s stock worth $958,038,000 after buying an additional 564,429 shares in the last quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.5% in the third quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 7,384,542 shares of the company’s stock worth $190,447,000 after buying an additional 106,442 shares in the last quarter. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.9% in the third quarter. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. now owns 7,168,686 shares of the company’s stock worth $184,880,000 after buying an additional 199,015 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 556.4% during the third quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 5,714,957 shares of the company’s stock worth $147,389,000 after purchasing an additional 4,844,318 shares during the period. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 28.9% during the fourth quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 3,344,543 shares of the company’s stock worth $114,116,000 after purchasing an additional 749,839 shares during the period. 23.14% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) opened at $36.19 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $66,598.38, a P/E ratio of 16.91 and a beta of 1.25. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a 52 week low of $24.30 and a 52 week high of $38.56. The company has a quick ratio of 1.77, a current ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 13.49% and a return on equity of 19.01%.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 16.82%.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. OTR Global raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.00.

In other news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 36,007 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,256,644.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 39.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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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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