Capital One National Association reduced its position in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 15.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 12,499 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,269 shares during the quarter. Capital One National Association’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $432,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the second quarter worth $365,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. lifted its position in 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 purchasing an additional 113,484 shares during the period. Fort L.P. lifted its position in 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 purchasing an additional 244,781 shares during the period. KBC Group NV lifted its position in 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 purchasing an additional 5,364 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 37.7% in the third quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,365,808 shares of the company’s stock worth $62,410,000 after purchasing an additional 647,790 shares during the period. 53.52% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

FOXA has been the subject of several research reports. Pivotal Research raised their target price on Twenty-First Century Fox from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $40.00 price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 16th. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Monday, December 4th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Sunday, November 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Twenty-First Century Fox has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $37.73.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ FOXA) opened at $36.55 on Thursday. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a 12 month low of $24.81 and a 12 month high of $39.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $67,765.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.08, a PEG ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 1.42. 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:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 19.01% and a net margin of 13.49%. The company had revenue of $8.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.94 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.53 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 2.03 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be paid a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.00503778337531486%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 16.82%.

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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.

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