21st Century Fox beats earnings forecasts thanks to USA election boost

This Consumer Discretionary Sector stock now has the Market Capitalization of 57.57 Billion.

Lachlan Murdoch, the company's executive chairman, emphasized the strength of the Fox News cable channel. Analyst's ratings play a vital role in defining a stock's performance for the day. Twenty-First Century Fox now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $32.47. It has gained $0.35 (-1.1%) since hitting a 52-week high price of $31.75 on February 01, 2017.

08/04/2016 - Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company had Year Ago Sales of 7.38 Billion.

In particular, the 2016 World Series, which featured two more games than last year's, helped drive growth in sports advertising revenues.

EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 11.33% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -63.90%.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

05/05/2016 - Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Telsey Advisory Group. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 44,564 shares of the company's stock worth $1,079,000 after buying an additional 3,564 shares in the last quarter. Filmed entertainment segment decreased $92 million $2.27 billion from a year ago. Yacktman Asset Management LP raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 18.8% in the third quarter.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., where 9 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 9 analysts have given a Buy signal, 12 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Diversified is bought and sold in the stock market, the current market cap indicates the existing public opinion of the net worth of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

However, the parent of Fox News and FX posted second-quarter revenue that fell short of expectations.

The Company has 1833.53 million shares outstanding and 1468.92 million shares were floated in market. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The Company operates through segments: Cable Network Programming Television Filmed Entertainment and Other Corporate and Eliminations. "Our record-breaking post-season baseball run underscores the enormous value of our sports programming, as well as the broader competitive advantage we have built through our other leadership positions in entertainment and news", said Executive Chairmen Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch in a statement.