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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FOXA. The most optimistic price target was 39, which equates to a potential upside of 32.79 percent. The minimum price target given was 25.1, implying a possible loss of -14.54 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.78 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -12.5 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.26 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.79 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of FOXA is 0.76.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FOXA hit 32.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 23.33. Today's price is 25.89 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 9.91 percent. FOXA has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $53.99 billion. FOXA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.