Publicly-traded company Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) had a closing price of $34.60 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $36.31, this means that the stock is underpriced by 4.709%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $24.81 to $35.86.
This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 34.86, its 20-day moving average is 33.69 and its 100-day moving average is 28.62. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) currently has 1.85 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $63.41B.
The Details: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Financial Health
When thinking about a potential stock’s performance, there are a number of indicators that can help us understand the company’s financial health. Checking out a company’s current profit margin, for example, lets us know about how much of its total sales revenue was kept as earnings – which we find by taking net income and dividing it by total sales revenue. FOXA currently has a profit margin of 10.30%.
Checking out a public company’s operating margin can also be helpful, as it shows us about how much profit is retained after the company factors out operating costs and depreciation. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) has an operating margin of 16.40%.
We can also find the company’s Return on Assets, which is a percentage that shows us how well a company uses its current assets to make a profit. The larger the score, the better. At the moment, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Return on Assets is 5.90%.
What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
When considering a stock buy, many investors seek to know what Wall Street analysts are saying about the company – by looking at the average analyst rating, for example. At the moment, the average analyst rating for FOXA is Hold. Out of 12 total analysts who were surveyed, 1 rated it a Moderate Buy, 1 rated it a Strong Sell, 5 rated it hold, and 5 rated it a Strong Buy.
Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) was a Moderate Buy – from a survey of 10 analysts. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 4 rated the company a Hold, and 6 rated it a Strong Buy.
Understanding Profitability at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)
A smart way of assessing a company’s profitability is by checking out its latest Earnings per Share (EPS). In the most recent financial results released by Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., for the quarter ending on 2017-09-30, the company posted EPS of 0.49. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.49.
Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 0.49, compared to 0.53 reported in the same quarter last year. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 19 analysts is 8.05 billion – compared to $7.68 billion posted in the year-ago period.