Utah Retirement Systems held its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 198,881 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Utah Retirement Systems’ holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $4,817,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 89.8% in the second quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 549,172 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,856,000 after buying an additional 259,862 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 3.4% in the second quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 409,595 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,079,000 after buying an additional 13,458 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the second quarter valued at $14,983,000. Cooke & Bieler LP raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 0.4% in the second quarter. Cooke & Bieler LP now owns 3,639,847 shares of the company’s stock valued at $98,458,000 after buying an additional 12,790 shares during the period. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 44.2% in the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 2,320,266 shares of the company’s stock valued at $62,855,000 after buying an additional 710,686 shares during the period. 52.97% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) traded down 1.26% on Wednesday, reaching $28.11. 9,895,070 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $26.50 and a 200-day moving average of $26.52. The company has a market capitalization of $52.15 billion, a PE ratio of 18.58 and a beta of 1.28. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. has a 52-week low of $22.66 and a 52-week high of $31.25.

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $6.51 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.49 billion. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 23.28% and a net margin of 10.45%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. will post $1.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Friday, September 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 17th. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $33.00 to $26.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 15th. FBR & Co reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.69.

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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