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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FOXA. The most optimistic price target was 39, implying a possible profit of 32.79 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 25.1, implying potential capital losses of -14.54 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 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.

FOXA has a 52-week high of 32.60 and a 52-week low of 23.33. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.89 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $53.99 billion. FOXA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.