Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) Shares Bought by Oak Associates Ltd. OH

Oak Associates Ltd. OH boosted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) by 3.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 277,375 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,000 shares during the period. Oak Associates Ltd. OH’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $7,730,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in FOX. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 185.9% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 5,128,361 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,927,000 after purchasing an additional 3,334,740 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.7% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 30,550,996 shares of the company’s stock valued at $851,456,000 after purchasing an additional 1,077,197 shares in the last quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 49.3% during the second quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 3,102,376 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,463,000 after purchasing an additional 1,024,030 shares in the last quarter. Yacktman Asset Management LP grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.7% during the second quarter. Yacktman Asset Management LP now owns 27,294,255 shares of the company’s stock valued at $760,691,000 after purchasing an additional 709,760 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC grew its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 44.4% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,252,036 shares of the company’s stock valued at $71,570,000 after purchasing an additional 692,849 shares in the last quarter. 23.28% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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FOX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. TheStreet raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) traded up 1.33% on Friday, reaching $25.83. 4,758,444 shares of the company were exchanged. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 12 month low of $24.77 and a 12 month high of $31.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $47.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.29 and a beta of 1.18. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $26.20 and a 200-day moving average price of $27.71.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.01). Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 22.47% and a net margin of 10.36%. The business had revenue of $6.75 billion for the quarter. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.45 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post $2.06 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.79%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is 22.64%.

In other news, Director David F. Devoe sold 30,149 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.01, for a total transaction of $844,473.49. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 55,647 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,558,672.47. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO James R. Murdoch sold 111,713 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total transaction of $3,121,261.22. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 234,236 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,544,553.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 39.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Twenty-First Century Fox 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX)

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