Headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.6872339627103 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Comparing Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) & Taomee Holdings (TAOM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- James Murdoch Donates $1 Million to Fight ‘Nazis’ (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] James Murdoch condemns Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville (finance.yahoo.com)
- Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Time Warner’s Revenue Grew 5%; EPS Gained 11.7% (finance.yahoo.com)
- James Murdoch Criticizes Trump: ‘There Are No Good Nazis’ (finance.yahoo.com)
FOXA has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Rosenblatt Securities upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, May 12th. BMO Capital Markets set a $36.00 target price on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. ValuEngine upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, June 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.35.
Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) traded down 0.33% on Friday, hitting $27.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,691,214 shares. The firm has a market cap of $50.46 billion, a PE ratio of 17.19 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a 50 day moving average of $28.15 and a 200 day moving average of $29.24. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 1-year low of $23.33 and a 1-year high of $32.60.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.46% and a net margin of 10.36%. The business had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.79 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.45 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $2.03 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 22.64%.
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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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