News articles about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twenty-First Century Fox earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.9793254922075 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Ads pulled from Ingraham show after she mocked Parkland survivor (finance.yahoo.com)
- Trailer: ‘Darkest Minds’ Isn’t An ‘X-Men’ Movie, But It’s Close Enough (finance.yahoo.com)
- ‘Black Panther’ Has Controlled A Lion’s Share Of The Domestic Box Office (finance.yahoo.com)
- ‘I Can Only Imagine’ Aside, Faith-Based Dramas Are Still A Risky Box Office Bet (finance.yahoo.com)
- FOX News Channel Signs Jeff Paul as West Coast Correspondent (finance.yahoo.com)
FOX has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. Loop Capital initiated coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, March 16th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $43.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $37.00.
Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.04. Twenty-First Century Fox had a net margin of 13.49% and a return on equity of 19.01%. The firm had revenue of $8.04 billion for the quarter.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 16.82%.
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About Twenty-First Century Fox
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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