Media coverage about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.963139799062 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) traded down $0.58 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $35.79. 3,145,805 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,719,260. The company has a market capitalization of $67,376.44, a P/E ratio of 22.23 and a beta of 1.27. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $24.30 and a 12-month high of $36.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.73.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.42%.
FOX has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. OTR Global upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.00.
In other news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of Twenty-First Century Fox stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.90, for a total transaction of $3,864,407.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 36,007 shares in the company, valued at $1,256,644.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.
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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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