Analyst Ratings for 21st Century Fox Inc. Cl A (FOXA)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of 21st Century Fox Inc. Cl A (NASDAQ:FOXA) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, FOXA received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 16 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

FOXA was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 39, which equates to a potential upside of 32.79 percent. The lowest price target was 25.1, implying a possible loss of -14.54 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.78 percent. That number becomes -12.5 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.26 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.79 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FOXA to grow at a rate of 23.59 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of FOXA is 0.76.

FOXA has traded between a high of 32.60 and a low of 23.33 over the past year. Today's price is 25.89 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.91 percent lower than its 52-week high. FOXA has a price/earnings ratio of 18.02. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FOXA value stock report compares FOXA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FOXA is $53.99 billion. FOXA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.