WINTON GROUP Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 451,018 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,666,000.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FOX. Gabelli Funds LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 29.2% in the 3rd quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC now owns 1,973,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $90,429,000 after purchasing an additional 445,597 shares during the period. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. boosted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 114.4% in the 3rd quarter. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. now owns 673,164 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,844,000 after purchasing an additional 359,164 shares during the period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL boosted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 16.2% in the 3rd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 4,123,286 shares of the company’s stock worth $188,929,000 after purchasing an additional 574,877 shares during the period. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.3% in the 3rd quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 53,580 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,455,000 after purchasing an additional 1,691 shares during the period. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc boosted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.2% in the 3rd quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 58,328 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,673,000 after purchasing an additional 1,794 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.07% of the company’s stock.
In related news, insider Lachlan K. Murdoch bought 137,801 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $45.48 per share, for a total transaction of $6,267,189.48. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 39.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $7.94 billion during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 18.71% and a net margin of 14.68%.
Separately, BidaskClub cut Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 25th.
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About Twenty-First Century Fox
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The company produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.
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