Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact 21st Century Fox (FOX) Stock Price

News articles about 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. 21st Century Fox earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.4820615768602 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

FOX has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub raised 21st Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. Loop Capital initiated coverage on 21st Century Fox in a research note on Friday, March 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $43.00 price objective for the company.

Shares of NASDAQ:FOX traded down $0.50 during trading on Friday, reaching $36.18. 2,231,638 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,219,612. The firm has a market cap of $68,210.08, a PE ratio of 20.34 and a beta of 1.26. 21st Century Fox has a 52-week low of $24.30 and a 52-week high of $38.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a current ratio of 2.16.

21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $8.04 billion during the quarter. 21st Century Fox had a return on equity of 19.01% and a net margin of 13.49%.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th were paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, March 13th.

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About 21st Century Fox

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, and Latin America. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments.

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