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21st Century Fox considering selling most of company to Disney

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Nellie Chapman | 06 November, 2017, 21:50

Owning the rich 20th Century Fox film library would be a boost to the Disney-branded movie service the company plans to launch in 2019. In the case of FOXA, the data might be telling investors a thing or two about where the stock is headed. About 23,786 shares traded. (NASDAQ:FOX) plunged -2.86% with the closing price of $24.43.

Analysts expect Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $46,220.87, a PE ratio of 12.87, a PEG ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 1.26.

The stock decreased 2.86% or $0.72 on November 3, reaching $24.43. About 19,128 shares traded. It fall, as 42 investors sold Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares while 120 reduced holdings. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Disney would also not be buying any of FOX's cable news or sports channels, the latter due to worries that combining them with Disney-owned ESPN could be seen as a violation of antitrust rules. The average investment rating for FOXA on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 4.33 or a Moderate Buy. Therefore 54% are positive.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Its down 0.24, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. 920.44 million shares or 3.28% less from 951.70 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Pinebridge Investments Limited Partnership reported 59,417 shares. Global X Management Co. 11,228 were accumulated by Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Liability. Armstrong Henry H Assoc accumulated 9,920 shares. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 76.0% in the 2nd quarter. During the same period past year, the firm earned $0.45 earnings per share. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post 1.99 earnings per share for the current year. Boston Rech accumulated 0.42% or 7,260 shares. Amp Ltd accumulated 0.02% or 140,489 shares. Fjarde Ap reported 374,993 shares. Commonwealth Equity Ser Inc holds 25,540 shares. Pivotal Research initiated the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, October 20 with "Hold" rating. This company shares are 32.08% off its target price of $32.98 and the current market capitalization stands at $45.62B. The stock of Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 18 by HSBC. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Barclays Capital. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, December 15 with "Neutral" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q2. Camarda Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.65% or 5,744 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership invested in 2.04 million shares.

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Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.32 million activity. Zacks stated it has 145,422 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Twenty-First Century Fox has $37 highest and $33 lowest target. It also increased its holding in Pandora A/S by 53,517 shares in the quarter, for a total of 496,490 shares, and has risen its stake in Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC).