Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th.
Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) traded down 0.07% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $27.88. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 12,579,760 shares. The firm has a market cap of $51.60 billion, a PE ratio of 17.15 and a beta of 1.27. The company has a 50-day moving average of $28.11 and a 200-day moving average of $29.38. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12 month low of $23.33 and a 12 month high of $32.60.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 24.40% and a net margin of 10.72%. The firm had revenue of $6.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.79 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.45 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $2.03 earnings per share for the current year.
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A number of brokerages have recently commented on FOXA. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price target (up from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday. Cowen and Company reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $32.00 price target (down from $33.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.15.
About Twenty-First Century Fox
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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