Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

News stories about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8220871629004 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) traded up $0.47 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $36.65. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,958,933 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,407,326. 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 cap of $67,895.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.76, a P/E/G ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 1.34. Twenty-First Century Fox has a 12 month low of $24.81 and a 12 month high of $37.13.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.80 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 21.02% and a net margin of 12.91%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.51 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 2 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated 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. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated 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. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.36.

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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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