Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) EVP Gerson Zweifach sold 36,007 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.41, for a total transaction of $1,779,105.87. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 38,740 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,914,143.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox stock opened at $49.26 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $91.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.01 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a quick ratio of 3.79, a current ratio of 4.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has a one year low of $34.94 and a one year high of $49.65.
The company also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 8th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 5th. This is an increase from Twenty-First Century Fox’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.15. This represents a yield of 0.73%. Twenty-First Century Fox’s payout ratio is currently 18.27%.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth about $25,000. Lindbrook Capital LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth about $32,000. Laurel Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth about $39,000. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth about $47,000. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox in the fourth quarter worth about $55,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.07% of the company’s stock.
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About Twenty-First Century Fox
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The company produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.
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