Advisory Research Inc. held its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 109,949 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Advisory Research Inc.’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $3,494,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the 1st quarter worth $105,000. Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the 2nd quarter worth $122,000. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 139.2% during the 2nd quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 4,418 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 2,571 shares during the period. Elgethun Capital Management bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the 2nd quarter worth $201,000. Finally, QS Investors LLC increased its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 58.5% during the 2nd quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 8,939 shares of the company’s stock worth $249,000 after buying an additional 3,300 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 23.28% of the company’s stock.
In other news, Director David F. Devoe sold 30,149 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.01, for a total transaction of $844,473.49. Following the transaction, the director now owns 55,647 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,558,672.47. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO James R. Murdoch sold 111,713 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total value of $3,121,261.22. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 234,236 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,544,553.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 39.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
FOX has been the topic of several recent research reports. BidaskClub upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th.
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Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) traded down 1.57% on Wednesday, reaching $25.74. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 156,458 shares. The firm has a market cap of $47.65 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.23 and a beta of 1.18. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $26.31 and a 200 day moving average of $27.81. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 12 month low of $24.41 and a 12 month high of $31.94.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.01). Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.36% and a return on equity of 22.47%. The firm had revenue of $6.75 billion for the quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.45 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will post $2.07 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.75%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.64%.
Twenty-First Century Fox Company 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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