Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA) Shares Bought by Toronto Dominion Bank

Toronto Dominion Bank increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 13.7% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 453,933 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 54,691 shares during the quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $15,674,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FOXA. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC lifted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.8% in the third quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 37,460,118 shares of the company’s stock valued at $988,198,000 after buying an additional 3,018,013 shares during the period. Independent Franchise Partners LLP lifted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 7.7% in the third quarter. Independent Franchise Partners LLP now owns 28,394,638 shares of the company’s stock valued at $749,050,000 after buying an additional 2,039,154 shares during the period. Alpine Associates Management Inc. acquired a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $59,134,000. Investec Asset Management LTD lifted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 30.9% in the third quarter. Investec Asset Management LTD now owns 6,256,717 shares of the company’s stock valued at $165,052,000 after buying an additional 1,476,826 shares during the period. Finally, PGGM Investments lifted its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 172.5% in the third quarter. PGGM Investments now owns 1,796,101 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,381,000 after buying an additional 1,136,925 shares during the period. 53.52% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA) opened at $36.55 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.77, a current ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98. The firm has a market cap of $67,765.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 1.42. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a twelve month low of $24.81 and a twelve month high of $39.13.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.94 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 13.49% and a return on equity of 19.01%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.53 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will post 2.03 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a yield of 0.00503778337531486%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 16.82%.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, January 26th. B. Riley upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $38.00 to $46.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Atlantic Securities upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Wells Fargo & Co upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “market weight” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Pivotal Research lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $37.00 to $38.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.73.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Profile

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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