Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Stock Price

Media headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.7566636490298 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) traded up $0.90 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $33.09. 15,878,400 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,766,666. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.08. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 52 week low of $24.81 and a 52 week high of $34.02. The firm has a market cap of $61,560.00, a P/E ratio of 16.77, a P/E/G ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 1.44.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.41%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.51 earnings per share. analysts expect that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.98 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on FOXA shares. B. Riley boosted their price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox from $29.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Sanford C. Bernstein restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $34.00 target price (down from $35.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $35.00 target price (down from $37.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.95.

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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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