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Is Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.(NASDAQ: FOXA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/11/1996. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and Services sector. Average volume for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., is 9066.85, and so far today it has a volume of 4284650. Performance year to date since the 3/11/1996 is -1.38%.

To help you determine whether Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 22.61 and forward P/E is 12.91. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.68. P/S ratio is 1.89 and the P/B ratio is 3.53. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 10.2 and 27.22 respectively.

At the current price Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is trading at, 26.61 (-0.11% today), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.13%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 12.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.18, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 25.26% after growing 135.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -6.00%, and 5.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1912.07, and the number of shares float is 1530.71. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.03%, and institutional ownership is at 97.80%. The float short is 1.48%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.5. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.70%, and also a return on investment of 23.70%.

The ability for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.9, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 1.33 and total debt/equity is 1.36. In terms of margins, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a gross margin of 37.90%, with its operating margin at 14.30%, and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a profit margin of 8.50%.

The 52 week high is -22.46%, with 18.07% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -5.20% and the 200 day simple moving average is -5.48%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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