The Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA) Short Interest Update

Ruben Ruiz
December 4, 2017

Lumina Fund Management Llc increased its stake in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOXA) by 116.67% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VALUEACT HOLDINGS, L.P. with 53.33 million shares, PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with 43.41 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 29.16 million shares, YACKTMAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LP with 27.51 million shares, and BLACKROCK INC. with 24.93 million shares.

According to the WSJ, the talks are focused largely on 21st Century Fox's movie and TV studio assets, in addition to key United Kingdom and India media holdings. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $32.19. About 11.88M shares traded or 29.92% up from the average. Raymond James & Assoc has invested 0.01% in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500. FORR's SI was 144,900 shares in December as released by FINRA. About 529,004 shares traded or 5.27% up from the average. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 4.8% in the 2nd quarter. The SI to Forrester Research Incorporated's float is 1.43%. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $84.26. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending.

Among 2 analysts covering Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Westside Investment Management Inc.'s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $313,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Guggenheim reiterated a buy rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. (NASDAQ:FOXA) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, July 17 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:FOX). Amer Intll, a New York-based fund reported 266,643 shares. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 14 by Jefferies. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Pivotal Research has "Buy" rating and $3600 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 30 by Ladenburg Thalmann. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated a "market perform" rating and set a $28.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, December 13 by Wedbush. (FOXA) Shares Bought by Westfield Capital Management Co. It also upped Fqf Tr stake by 30 shares and now owns 10,816 shares. (NASDAQ:FOXA) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $0.41 earnings per share, up 10.81% or $0.04 from last year's $0.37 per share. FOXA's profit will be $879.73M for 16.77 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. The institutional investor held 62,070 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $4.28M, down from 78,583 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q2 2017. Of those analysts, 1 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 0 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell. 33 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. Northern Trust Corp now owns 17,652,970 shares of the company's stock worth $500,285,000 after buying an additional 2,621,748 shares during the last quarter. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. KeyCorp reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Sunday, November 19th. Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Liability holds 0.23% or 5.36 million shares in its portfolio. Hightower Advisors Limited Company owns 14,436 shares. Strs Ohio reported 17,200 shares stake. Great West Life Assurance Can stated it has 0% in Proofpoint, Inc. Mutual Of America Mngmt Ltd holds 0.03% or 59,372 shares. Twenty-First Century Fox has a one year low of $24.81 and a one year high of $32.60. (NASDAQ:FOX) for 2.48M shares.

Insider ownership increased by a total of 0 shares, which suggests that FOXA's key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has 0% invested in Proofpoint, Inc.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $6.66 million activity. (NASDAQ:PFPT) was sold by Lee Robert Darren. Teichgraeber Gretchen sold $39,440 worth of stock or 1,000 shares. On Thursday, June 8 the insider Steele Gary sold $3.68M.

Forrester Research, Inc. operates as an independent research, data, and advisory services company. Tinicum Inc sold 517,923 shares as the company's stock declined 3.38% while stock markets rallied. It operates through Research, Product, and Project Consulting divisions. It has a 299.94 P/E ratio. The companyƂ's primary syndicated research product is RoleView, which offers clients with access to its syndicated research created to inform their strategic decision-making. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 79% are positive. FinnCap maintained it with "Corporate" rating and GBX 18 target in Tuesday, February 7 report.

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