Aperio Group LLC increased its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 31,933 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,110 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $1,463,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Opera Trading Capital acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $4,271,000. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $493,000. Omni Partners LLP acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $34,982,000. DNB Asset Management AS increased its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.7% in the 3rd quarter. DNB Asset Management AS now owns 58,432 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,677,000 after buying an additional 4,700 shares during the period. Finally, First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 106,876 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,266,000 after buying an additional 4,034 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 24.07% of the company’s stock.
In other news, insider Lachlan K. Murdoch acquired 137,801 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $45.48 per share, with a total value of $6,267,189.48. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 39.40% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 3rd.
Shares of NASDAQ FOX opened at $47.71 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $87.37 billion, a PE ratio of 24.22 and a beta of 1.15. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a 12 month low of $26.86 and a 12 month high of $49.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 1.90 and a current ratio of 2.35.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52. The business had revenue of $7.18 billion for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 16.01% and a return on equity of 18.40%. As a group, analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 1.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Twenty-First Century Fox
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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