Media coverage about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.5149431562742 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

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Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ FOXA) opened at $37.41 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $70,359.01, a PE ratio of 20.98, a P/E/G ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a current ratio of 2.16, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98. Twenty-First Century Fox has a twelve month low of $24.81 and a twelve month high of $39.13.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.94 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 19.01% and a net margin of 13.49%. The company’s revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.53 EPS. research analysts predict that Twenty-First Century Fox will post 2.04 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.00503778337531486%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is currently 16.82%.

Several research firms recently weighed in on FOXA. B. Riley upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $38.00 to $46.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $40.00 price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th. Finally, Atlantic Securities upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $37.73.

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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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