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21st Century Fox Earnings Beat Expectations, Revenues Miss

10 August 2017, 01:09 | Kenneth Drake

Norges Bank Significantly Increases Its Investment in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX)

Analysts Give These Stocks Mix Nod: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. The company holds 1.87 billion outstanding shares and 1.49 billion shares are floating in market.

More notable recent Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) news were published by: which released: "Vantiv Announces Date Change for Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results" on August 08, 2017, also with their article: "Vantiv Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results" published on August 09, 2017, published: "Vantiv to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on Aug. 8" on August 01, 2017.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Twenty First Centy Fox Inc now has $50.95 billion valuation. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 4.65 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Boston Partners increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 7,703.5% in the first quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 3,821 shares of the company's stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 697 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,365 shares of the company's stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 217.9% in the first quarter. (FOXA) now has a value of $28.03 while the company's 52 week low is at $23.33, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 09/16/16. Advisory Services Network LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the first quarter valued at $106,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 2,653,649 shares of the company's stock valued at $85,952,000 after buying an additional 2,651,649 shares during the period.

Among 28 analysts covering Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $28.07 and a 200 day moving average price of $29.42.

Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reported a 1.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, boosted by its cable business. Since the open, shares have moved -0.58% after recently hitting the $27.54 mark.

Capital One National Association cut its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Shares of 21st Century Fox are down slightly so far this year. Equities research analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox will post $1.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was published by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark laws. The original version of this news story can be accessed at That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of FOXA. TheStreet upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research report on Friday. Cibc Mkts Inc owns 0.01% invested in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) for 51,345 shares. Moffett Nathanson reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Aviva PLC increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.6% in the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust increased its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1,328.3% in the second quarter. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation.

The proposed $14.8 billion takeover would see 21st Century Fox entertainment group snap up the 61 percent of Sky it does not already own.

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