Twenty-First Century Fox Company Profile (NASDAQ:FOXA)

About Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

Twenty-First Century Fox logoTwenty-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. The Television segment is engaged in the operation of broadcast television stations and the broadcasting of network programming in the United States. The Filmed Entertainment segment is engaged in the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media, and the production and licensing of television programming around the world. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment consists primarily of corporate overhead and eliminations, and other businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Entertainment Production - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FOXA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $51.52778 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,850,855,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $27.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $29.49
  • 52 Week Range: $23.33 - $32.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.85
  • P/E Growth: 1.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $28.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.81
  • Book Value: $8.11 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.43
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
  • EBIDTA: $7.01 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.72%
  • Return on Equity: 24.40%
  • Return on Assets: 7.65%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.22%
  • Current Ratio: 2.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.79%
  • Average Volume: 10.82 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.26
  • Short Ratio: 2.21
Frequently Asked Questions for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

What is Twenty-First Century Fox's stock symbol?

Twenty-First Century Fox trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FOXA."

How often does Twenty-First Century Fox pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Twenty-First Century Fox?

Twenty-First Century Fox declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, April 19th. This represents a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. This is a boost from Twenty-First Century Fox's previous semiannual dividend of $0.15. View Twenty-First Century Fox's Dividend History.

How were Twenty-First Century Fox's earnings last quarter?

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. The firm earned $7.56 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.63 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 24.40% and a net margin of 10.72%. The company's revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.47 EPS. View Twenty-First Century Fox's Earnings History.

When will Twenty-First Century Fox make its next earnings announcement?

Twenty-First Century Fox is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 9th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Twenty-First Century Fox.

Where is Twenty-First Century Fox's stock going? Where will Twenty-First Century Fox's stock price be in 2017?

21 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Twenty-First Century Fox's shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Twenty-First Century Fox's share price to reach $33.26 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Twenty-First Century Fox.

What are analysts saying about Twenty-First Century Fox stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Twenty-First Century Fox stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox have underperformed the industry in the past three months. The company’s proposed acquisition of remaining 61% stake in Sky plc hit a roadblock after U.K. government 'minded' to refer the deal for second phase of review to Competition and Markets Authority. Meanwhile, increase in cost at Cable Network Programming and back-to-back revenues miss has been worrying investors. Management expects costs at Cable Network to go up in fiscal 2017. However, on the earnings front the company’s continues to impress investors with four straight quarter of earnings beat, as it reported third-quarter fiscal 2017 results. Earnings were driven by robust performance of Cable Network Programming and Television. Moreover, in the first, second and third quarter of fiscal 2017, bottom line have increased 34.2%, 20.5% and 14.9%, respectively." (7/11/2017)
  • 2. Credit Suisse Group analysts commented, "Priceline announced yesterday a definitive agreement to acquire Momondo Group for $550MM in cash. We view this transaction as a net positive for Priceline as it strengthens its position in several key international markets and adds largely complementary assets to the Kayak meta-search portfolio." (2/8/2017)
  • 3. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "Fox reported better than expected 2Q17 results. Driving the results was a strong contribution from sports (Television) and while Cable results were in-line we view the continued growth in domestic cable subscribers favorably. We raise our target price to $35 as we continue to see the company as monetizing sports well on a hybrid broadcast/cable/RSN platform. We remain Buy rated." (2/7/2017)
  • 4. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "FOXA's F2Q results were ahead of expectations, with particular strength in TV and Film. There are many moving parts as we head into 2H17, and in our view the thesis remains intact with our FY17 EBITDA growth est. moving higher to 9.0% vs. prior 8.4% (film weakness in F3Q offset by lower PPA beat in F2Q). FOX remains our top pick for 2017." (2/7/2017)
  • 5. Pivotal Research analysts commented, " Fox reported fiscal year 2Q17 earnings on Monday which came in slightly better than we expected overall. We maintain our $36 YE2017 price target and continue to rate the stock Buy." (2/7/2017)

Are investors shorting Twenty-First Century Fox?

Twenty-First Century Fox saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 21,237,750 shares, a decline of 22.8% from the June 15th total of 27,527,518 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,754,939 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of Twenty-First Century Fox's key competitors?

Who are Twenty-First Century Fox's key executives?

Twenty-First Century Fox's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Keith Rupert Murdoch, Executive Co-Chairman of the Board
  • Lachlan Keith Murdoch, Executive Co-Chairman of the Board
  • James R. Murdoch, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Chase Carey, Vice Chairman of the Board and consultant
  • John P. Nallen, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President
  • Thomas Gaissmaier, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Gerson Zweifach, Senior Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Paul Cheesbrough, Chief Technology Officer
  • Roderick Ian Eddington, Lead Independent Director
  • David F. DeVoe, Director

Who owns Twenty-First Century Fox stock?

Twenty-First Century Fox's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.48%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.33%), National Pension Service (0.05%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.05%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.05%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Twenty-First Century Fox.

Who sold Twenty-First Century Fox stock? Who is selling Twenty-First Century Fox stock?

Twenty-First Century Fox's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Koshinski Asset Management Inc., Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX, OLD National Bancorp IN, Aperio Group LLC and Capstone Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Twenty-First Century Fox.

Who bought Twenty-First Century Fox stock? Who is buying Twenty-First Century Fox stock?

Twenty-First Century Fox's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., National Pension Service, Bank of Montreal Can, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Malaga Cove Capital LLC, Creative Planning and Exane Derivatives. View Insider Buying and Selling for Twenty-First Century Fox.

How do I buy Twenty-First Century Fox stock?

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Twenty-First Century Fox's stock price today?

One share of Twenty-First Century Fox stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.84.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  635 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  253 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  888
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Twenty-First Century Fox and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.76)
Consensus Price Target: $33.26 (19.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$35.00N/AView Rating Details
7/12/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$35.00LowView Rating Details
7/11/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$33.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightMediumView Rating Details
6/30/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$37.00LowView Rating Details
6/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$36.00LowView Rating Details
6/12/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$33.00LowView Rating Details
6/9/2017Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
5/11/2017InstinetReiterated RatingBuy$37.00 -> $35.00MediumView Rating Details
5/11/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
5/11/2017FBR & CoLower Price TargetMkt Perform -> Mkt Perform$34.00 -> $31.00MediumView Rating Details
5/11/2017Rosenblatt SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$33.00MediumView Rating Details
4/23/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$36.00 -> $37.00MediumView Rating Details
2/8/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$28.00N/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$35.00 -> $36.00N/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/14/2016Brean CapitalUpgradeHold -> Buy$33.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$35.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHold$29.00N/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$36.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
7/9/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuy$37.00N/AView Rating Details
5/19/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$27.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/5/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingHold$30.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
Earnings by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2017$0.36N/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q3 2017$0.48$0.54$7.63 billion$7.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q2 2017$0.49$0.53$7.72 billion$7.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q117$0.44$0.51$6.49 billion$6.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q4$0.37$0.45$6.68 billion$6.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q3$0.47$0.47$7.19 billion$7.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q2$0.44$0.44$7.51 billion$7.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q1$0.38$0.38$6.42 billion$6.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q4$0.37$0.39$6.41 billion$6.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q315$0.39$0.42$6.87 billion$6.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q215$0.41$0.53$7.35 billion$8.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2014$0.36$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q115$0.36$0.39$6.26 billion$7.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q414$0.38$0.42$7.99 billion$8.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q314$0.35$0.47$7.99 billion$8.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q214$0.34$0.33$7.89 billion$8.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q315$0.35$0.33$6.80 billion$7.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q4 2013$0.34$0.31$7.12 million$7.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.72
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.17
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.34$0.44$0.41
Q2 20174$0.46$0.50$0.48
Q3 20173$0.45$0.48$0.47
Q4 20174$0.31$0.40$0.36
Q1 20182$0.53$0.55$0.54
Q2 20182$0.47$0.55$0.51
Q3 20182$0.50$0.51$0.51
Q4 20182$0.45$0.46$0.46
Q1 20191$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q2 20191$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20191$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q4 20191$0.53$0.53$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
Most Recent Dividend:4/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:1.29%
Payout Ratio:22.09% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
18.75% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
17.91% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
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Headline Trends for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
Latest Headlines for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
DateHeadline logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Buy Rating for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) - July 22 at 7:34 PM logo[$$] UK government further delays decision on Fox-Sky deal - July 22 at 7:06 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 21 at 1:14 PM logoKeyCorp Comments on Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:FOXA) - July 21 at 10:58 AM logo21st Century Fox Urges UK's Secretary Of State To Expedite Regulatory Process - Nasdaq - July 20 at 9:32 PM logoThe Biggest Risk Facing 21st Century Fox, Inc. -- The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - July 20 at 4:27 PM logoUK to give update on Fox-Sky merger on Thursday -opposition Labour Party - July 20 at 5:31 AM logoMurdochs warn UK a delay to Sky-Fox deal could hit inward investment - July 19 at 7:27 PM logoMurdochs Warn That Delaying Sky Deal Would Hurt U.K. Post Brexit - July 19 at 7:27 PM logoHulu Inks Deal With 20th Century Fox for Nearly 3,000 TV Episodes - July 19 at 7:27 PM logo21st Century Fox Expands its Human Resources Group with Senior Appointments - July 19 at 7:27 PM logoHulu adding 3,000 episodes from Fox - July 19 at 7:27 PM logoJefferies Sees 15% Upside for Charles Schwab - - July 19 at 1:17 AM logoUAW Pushes Unionization Efforts at Mississippi Nissan Plant - - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoUber's Top PR Exec Jumping Ship to Facebook - - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoChipotle's Queso Plans Turns One Analyst Bullish - - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoDaimler Announces Recall for 3 Million Vehicles in Europe to Fix Diesel Emissions - - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoMnuchin, Ross Seeking Increased Access to Chinese Markets - - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoHere Is What Activist Funds Are Saying About Tesla's Board Shake Up - - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 - July 18 at 8:14 PM logoTesla adds two independent directors to its board - MarketWatch - July 18 at 6:01 AM logoTesla adds two to board, including James Murdoch - Reuters - July 18 at 12:59 AM logo[$$] Tesla Names James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to Board - July 17 at 7:42 PM logoTesla just added the CEO of Fox News' parent company to its board - July 17 at 7:42 PM logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (FOXA) - July 17 at 10:53 AM logo$6.77 Billion in Sales Expected for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) This Quarter - July 16 at 8:28 AM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Short Interest Update - July 15 at 7:22 AM logoNews Corp Is A 'Digital Real Estate Play Wrapped Inside A Newspaper Company' - Benzinga - July 15 at 12:48 AM logoHollywood can make good reboots, just look at 'War for the Planet of the Apes' - MarketWatch - July 15 at 12:48 AM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FOXA-US : July 14, 2017 - July 14 at 7:46 PM logoNews Corp Is A 'Digital Real Estate Play Wrapped Inside A Newspaper Company' - July 14 at 7:46 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.36 Per Share - July 14 at 2:50 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Expected to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.47 Per Share (FOXA) - July 14 at 1:10 PM logoInternet TV company Roku hires banks for 2017 IPO -sources - Nasdaq - July 14 at 1:10 AM logoNetflix's Emmy Nominations Show How Much It's Dusting Its Biggest Rivals - - July 14 at 1:10 AM logoFanDuel, DraftKings Call Off Merger in Face of Stiff Regulatory Scrutiny - - July 14 at 1:10 AM logoMurdoch will not offer new Sky deal to UK government - July 13 at 8:08 PM logoFox shares tank on news Murdoch not offering Britain new deal to fast-track Sky takeover - July 13 at 8:08 PM logo[$$] Fox-Sky takeover heads for full competition inquiry - July 13 at 8:08 PM logoMurdoch's Fox unlikely to offer remedies in Sky deal: source - July 13 at 8:08 PM logoFox Broadcasting and Nexstar Media Group extend affiliate agreement, adding OTT distribution - July 12 at 7:26 PM logoAre Analysts Bullish or Bearish on 21st Century Fox? - July 12 at 7:26 PM logoAndy Serkis, star of “War for the Planet of the Apes,” to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - July 12 at 7:26 PM logoHow Do 21st Century Fox’s Technical Indicators Stack Up? - July 12 at 7:26 PM logoWall Street Journal adds top jobs in digital push - July 12 at 7:26 PM logoGuggenheim Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) - July 12 at 4:10 PM logoWill 21st Century Fox’s Programming Costs Normalize in 2018? - July 11 at 7:56 PM logo8 Encounters Between Sun Valley Moguls That Could Turn Awkward in a Hurry - July 11 at 7:56 PM logoDisney, Fox and Viacom Among Media Stocks Pounded by Cord-Cutting - July 11 at 7:56 PM logoHow Fox Views the Trend of Online Television Services - July 11 at 4:53 AM



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