Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 7th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 14.68% and a return on equity of 18.71%. The company had revenue of $7.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.52 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.36 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Twenty-First Century Fox to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.
NASDAQ FOXA opened at $46.87 on Tuesday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $24.81 and a 12-month high of $50.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 2.35 and a quick ratio of 1.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $86.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.81 and a beta of 1.21.
The firm also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 12th were given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 11th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is currently 18.27%.
Several analysts recently issued reports on FOXA shares. Barclays started coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Friday, October 19th. They issued an “overweight” rating for the company. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $53.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Monday, October 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 10th. Macquarie lifted their price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from $46.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 6th. Finally, UBS Group downgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $39.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Friday, July 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.82.
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Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The company produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.
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