Prudential Financial Inc. cut its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) by 0.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,066,703 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,150 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. owned 0.11% of Twenty-First Century Fox worth $53,300,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of FOX. Tredje AP fonden lifted its holdings in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 420,700.0% during the third quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 4,208 shares of the company’s stock valued at $109,000 after purchasing an additional 4,207 shares during the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 139.2% in the 2nd quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 4,418 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after acquiring an additional 2,571 shares during the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 91.4% in the 3rd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 5,497 shares of the company’s stock worth $141,000 after acquiring an additional 2,625 shares during the last quarter. Elgethun Capital Management purchased a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Finally, Haverford Financial Services Inc. purchased a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $242,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 23.33% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms have commented on FOX. BidaskClub raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 11th. OTR Global raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox to a “positive” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Twenty-First Century Fox currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $34.00.

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) traded down $0.18 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $38.14. 2,354,482 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,516,746. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a fifty-two week low of $24.30 and a fifty-two week high of $38.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.08. The company has a market cap of $70,988.87, a P/E ratio of 23.69 and a beta of 1.27.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 21.42%.

In other news, EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 110,728 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.90, for a total transaction of $3,864,407.20. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 36,007 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,256,644.30. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX)

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