Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.12

News headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.4660339431579 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) opened at 26.41 on Monday. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 52-week low of $25.14 and a 52-week high of $32.60. The firm has a market cap of $48.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.65 and a beta of 1.26. The company’s 50 day moving average is $26.66 and its 200 day moving average is $27.80.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $6.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.79 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.36% and a return on equity of 22.46%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.45 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $2.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th were given a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 12th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is currently 22.64%.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on FOXA. Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Cowen and Company restated a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eighteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Twenty-First Century Fox currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.35.

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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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