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, implying a possible profit of 32.79 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 25.1, implying potential capital losses of -14.54 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.79 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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 last 52-weeks, FOXA has achieved a high of 32.60 and a low of 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 market cap of FOXA is $53.99 billion. FOXA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.