Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH cut its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 24.4% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,685,384 shares of the company’s stock after selling 543,763 shares during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox makes up approximately 1.0% of Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest holding. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH owned approximately 0.09% of Twenty-First Century Fox worth $81,101,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Aspiriant LLC increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.8% during the fourth quarter. Aspiriant LLC now owns 7,379 shares of the company’s stock worth $355,000 after acquiring an additional 269 shares during the period. Heritage Way Advisors LLC increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.5% during the fourth quarter. Heritage Way Advisors LLC now owns 64,013 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,080,000 after acquiring an additional 313 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 6.4% during the fourth quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 6,137 shares of the company’s stock worth $295,000 after acquiring an additional 370 shares during the period. Private Capital Group LLC increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 17.8% during the fourth quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 2,479 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,000 after acquiring an additional 375 shares during the period. Finally, Ballentine Partners LLC increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 6.5% during the fourth quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC now owns 6,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $314,000 after acquiring an additional 396 shares during the period. 51.72% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

FOXA stock opened at $49.68 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 3.79 and a current ratio of 4.29. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a 12 month low of $34.12 and a 12 month high of $50.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $92.04 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.22, a PEG ratio of 2.72 and a beta of 0.98.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 44.71% and a return on equity of 15.09%. The firm had revenue of $8.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.47 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 1.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 8th will be paid a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.73%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is currently 18.27%.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Vertical Group raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Wolfe Research assumed coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, December 7th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 28th. Gabelli reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Tuesday, November 27th. Finally, Societe Generale lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $48.93.

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Twenty-First Century Fox 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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