Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) - Should You Follow These Analysts?

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Nellie Chapman | 08 February, 2018, 06:46

This research report and rating ought to be used to complement individual research and plans. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price target on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc is a media and entertainment company. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $36.58.

Ownership at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Analysts' mean recommendation for the stock is 2.40 (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. The weekly volatility was 3.76% for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., FOXA, making it easy for the traders to interpret how riskier their investment is on this stock. Company trades at a P/E ratio of 22.65, and is less expensive than the average stock in the Entertainment - Diversified industry. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 0.86, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 1.29. (NASDAQ:FOX) now has a Weekly Volatility of 3.64% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.43% percent. (NASDAQ:FOX) has its 52-week High of $38.56 and 52-Week Low of $24.30 and it touched its 52-week high on 01/30/18 and 52-Week Low on 11/06/17. Excluding the net income effects of Impairment and restructuring charges, Other, net, tax reform remeasurement benefit and adjustments to Equity losses of affiliates, adjusted quarterly earnings per share from continuing operations attributable to 21st Century Fox stockholders was $0.42 compared to the adjusted result of $0.53 for the same quarter of the prior year.

The company said its bottom line dropped to $771 million, or $0.42 per share. The firm had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.80 billion. The hedge fund run by Michael Doheny held 645,617 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.65M, up from 481,540 at the end of the previous reported quarter. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of 0% over the last 5 years. There were 61 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 7,779,267 shares.

The collective rating of 2 for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 11.83 Million. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.8% during the 3rd quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 8,494 shares of the company's stock worth $241,000 after acquiring an additional 99 shares during the period. Finally, Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the third quarter worth about $148,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. lifted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 76.8% during the third quarter. Finally, Stelac Advisory Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in the third quarter valued at $150,000. PPDF's SI was 1.45 million shares in February as released by FINRA.

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In the meantime, James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox, told analysts on an earnings call Wednesday that it was "business as usual" at the company until the government approves its sale to Disney.

OIBDA by segment: Cable Network Programming, $1.365B (up 2.6%); Television, $56M (down 85%); Filmed Entertainment, $131M (down 66%).