Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.3642593122567 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) traded down $0.88 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $33.30. The company had a trading volume of 13,200,745 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,952,142. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $61,990.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 1.44. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12-month low of $24.81 and a 12-month high of $34.75.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $7 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.80 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.41%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.51 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Monday. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Sunday, November 19th. Finally, B. Riley boosted their target price on Twenty-First Century Fox from $29.00 to $36.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Twenty-First Century Fox currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $33.95.

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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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