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
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FOXA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $49.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,851,057,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $27.35
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $28.66
  • 52 Week Range: $23.60 - $32.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.68
  • P/E Growth: 1.57
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $28.5 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.75
  • Book Value: $8.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.16
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
  • EBIDTA: $7.11 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.36%
  • Return on Equity: 22.46%
  • Return on Assets: 7.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.15%
  • Current Ratio: 2.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.82%
  • Average Volume: 7.80 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.28
  • Short Ratio: 3.06

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 announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The company earned $6.75 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.79 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.36% and a return on equity of 22.46%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.45 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, October, 31st 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Twenty-First Century Fox's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Twenty-First Century Fox's share price to reach $33.53 in the next year. 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 increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 32,648,919 shares, an increase of 4.2% from the August 15th total of 31,347,399 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,632,528 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.0 days. Currently, 3.1% of the company's stock 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital Research Global Investors (4.62%), Dodge & Cox (3.68%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.65%), BlackRock Inc. (3.20%), State Street Corp (2.36%) and Capital World Investors (2.00%). 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 Capital World Investors, Alliancebernstein L.P., State Street Corp, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Federated Investors Inc. PA and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Independent Franchise Partners LLP, Northern Trust Corp, Boston Partners, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC and Gotham Asset Management LLC. 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 $26.87.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  672 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  965
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: $33.53 (24.77% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/12/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformLowView Rating Details
9/10/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$35.00LowView Rating Details
8/11/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight -> Overweight$35.00LowView Rating Details
8/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$33.00 -> $35.00LowView Rating Details
8/10/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$33.00 -> $32.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
7/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$35.00LowView Rating Details
7/12/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$35.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightMediumView Rating Details
6/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$36.00LowView 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
2/7/2017Stifel 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 9/20/2015 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
10/31/2017$0.50N/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q4 2017$0.35$0.36$6.79 billion$6.75 billionViewListenView 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: $1.71
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.14
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$0.35
Q1 20182$0.48$0.52$0.50
Q2 20183$0.45$0.54$0.50
Q3 20183$0.49$0.52$0.51
Q4 20183$0.46$0.53$0.50
Q1 20191$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q2 20191$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20191$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20191$0.60$0.60$0.60
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA)
Next Dividend:10/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:1.34%
Payout Ratio:22.64% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.73% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
15.65% (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 logoFox bid for Sky referred to UK's competition regulator - September 20 at 7:43 PM logo[$$] Fox News Files Motion to Dismiss Suit Over Discredited Article on DNC Staffer - September 19 at 6:49 PM logoPolitical commentator sues Fox News, claiming she was blacklisted after alleging anchor raped her - September 18 at 11:30 PM logoFox News And Charles Payne Face Lawsuit Around Alleged Rape - September 18 at 11:30 PM logoHulu will spend $2.5 billion on content this year - September 18 at 6:29 PM logoLaura Ingraham to Host The Ingraham Angle Weeknights at 10PM/ET on FOX News Channel - September 18 at 6:29 PM logoOriginal programming is the game: NYT's Jim Stewart - September 18 at 6:29 PM logo[$$] Fox News Hires Laura Ingraham for Prime Time - September 18 at 6:29 PM logoAustralian moguls lose court challenge to CBS' planned buyout of Ten Network - September 18 at 4:07 AM logoEmmy Awards: Hulu becomes first streaming service to win top award for drama series, for 'The Handmaid's Tale' - MarketWatch - September 17 at 11:05 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. Bernstein - September 17 at 9:34 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) and Its Competitors - September 15 at 8:46 PM logoEmmy Awards: Here are the top 5 races to watch - MarketWatch - September 15 at 7:25 PM logo[$$] Week in Review, September 16 - September 15 at 7:25 PM logoCBS's Les Moonves Has Fun, Takes Shots at Fox, Disney, ESPN - - September 15 at 12:31 AM logoFormer Macy's Herald Square Employees Sue Alleging Racial Profiling of Customers - - September 14 at 7:27 PM logoFOX News Channel Re-Signs Chris Wallace to Long-Term Contract with the Network - September 14 at 7:27 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox's Sky Buyout Hits Further Roadblock - September 13 at 8:14 PM logoFox's Lachlan Murdoch: We're 'Disappointed' by U.K. Regulator's Action on Sky - September 13 at 8:14 PM logo[$$] Fox v tech giants over online sex trafficking bill - September 13 at 8:14 PM logoFox's $15 billion Sky bid to be sent to UK competition regulator - MarketWatch - September 12 at 7:39 PM logoJanuary 2020 Options Now Available For Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) - Nasdaq - September 12 at 7:39 PM logoStocks Under Scanner in the Entertainment Space - Time Warner, World Wrestling Entertainment, Twenty First Century Fox, and Walt Disney - September 12 at 8:04 AM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for - September 11 at 7:22 PM logoNFL ratings on hold as Nielsen staff evacuates from storm Irma - September 11 at 7:22 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox's (FOXA) Buy Rating Reiterated at KeyCorp - September 10 at 4:34 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 9 at 11:46 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: FOX, FOXA and HRB - Nasdaq - September 8 at 7:16 PM logoMedia: Arms Race For Content Continues As Ad Sales Shrivel - September 8 at 7:16 PM logoDisney: Blame Irma? - September 8 at 7:16 PM logoFanDuel's CEO on the business behind fantasy sports (Video) - September 8 at 7:16 PM logoFox News Fires Eric Bolling After Harassment-Related Inquiry - September 8 at 7:16 PM logoDisney's profit warning drags down media stocks - Reuters - September 7 at 6:54 PM logo[$$] Peter Rice Promoted to President at 21st Century Fox - September 7 at 6:54 PM logoFox Chief Says Deal on Home Movie Rentals Is 6 to 12 Months Away - September 7 at 6:54 PM logoFox boosts Rice to president of company - Seeking Alpha - September 6 at 11:42 PM logoShould Value Investors Choose Twenty-First Century (FOXA)? - September 6 at 6:40 PM logoPeter Rice Named President of 21st Century Fox - September 6 at 6:40 PM logoFOX News Channel to Debut New Series OBJECTified Hosted by Harvey Levin on Sunday, September 17th at 8PM/ET - September 6 at 6:40 PM logo21st Century Fox names a new president - September 6 at 6:39 PM logoStar India injects $192 million into digital content arm - Reuters - September 6 at 5:28 AM logoTwenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine - September 3 at 12:14 PM logoYahoo Finance Live: Market Movers - Aug 31st, 2017 - September 2 at 5:56 PM logoFOX Sports, a Division of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (Nasdaq: FOXA) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - Nasdaq - August 30 at 8:09 PM logoSinclair Broadcast Stock Surges on Affiliation Renewal with Fox - August 30 at 8:09 PM logoFox renews Sinclair TV affiliations - August 30 at 8:09 PM logoRentrak (RENT) and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Head to Head Review - August 30 at 6:28 AM logo21st Century Fox will stop broadcasting Fox News in the UK - MarketWatch - August 29 at 7:14 PM logoFox News goes off the air in Britain - August 29 at 7:14 PM logo[$$] 21st Century Fox Pulls Plug on Fox News in the U.K. - August 29 at 7:14 PM



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