The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosts Position in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX)

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosts Position in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) by 3.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 1,672,625 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 58,917 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.09% of Twenty-First Century Fox worth $45,578,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 2.0% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 3,827,652 shares of the company’s stock valued at $107,735,000 after buying an additional 75,734 shares during the period. Rockshelter Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 11.7% in the first quarter. Rockshelter Capital Management LLC now owns 237,587 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,736,000 after buying an additional 24,945 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 5.2% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 16,905,527 shares of the company’s stock valued at $476,730,000 after buying an additional 841,304 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 7.1% in the first quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 42,160 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,188,000 after buying an additional 2,793 shares during the period. Finally, Aviva PLC raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.2% in the first quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 213,946 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,033,000 after buying an additional 2,454 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 21.66% of the company’s stock.

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) traded down 1.111% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $24.485. 350,142 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $45.60 billion, a PE ratio of 17.292 and a beta of 1.30. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $24.71 and a 200 day moving average price of $27.50. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. has a 1-year low of $22.65 and a 1-year high of $31.58.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 12th. Twenty-First Century Fox’s dividend payout ratio is presently 25.35%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on FOX shares. Brean Capital started coverage on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. RBC Capital Markets reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $32.00 price objective (down previously from $36.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $33.00 price objective (down previously from $34.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. TheStreet lowered shares of Twenty-First Century Fox from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Pivotal Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price objective (down previously from $36.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Twenty-First Century Fox has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.44.

In other news, insider Jeffrey W. Ubben bought 3,000,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $26.06 per share, with a total value of $78,180,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 39.40% of the company’s stock.

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