FOXA stock: buy or sell?

FOXA stock price: $37.80 -0.53% At close on February 14th, 2020

Updated on:
February 14th, 2020

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Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox depreciated a lame -0.53% and closed at $37.80.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Should I buy FOXA stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Twenty-First Century Fox stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Twenty-First Century Fox stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for FOXA stock for the last month.

FOXA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox depreciated a lame -0.53% and closed at $37.80.

Twenty-First Century Fox depreciated a lame -0.53% and closed at $37.80. Since November when FOXA stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $4.70 (14.20%).

FOXA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Twenty-First Century Fox ended this week at $37.80 and appreciated a fine 2.16%. Late January FOXA plunged a spooky -7.46% in just one week. By mid January FOXA rocketed an extraordinary 6.66% in just one week.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $39.74 resistance. This week, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 2.16%. Since price and SMA20w lines crossed up early November, FOXA climbed $5.41 (16.70%). Far behind is the all-time high Twenty-First Century Fox recorded by mid March 2019 but price is just -8.70% below that top.

FOXA stock chart (weekly)

FOXA stock price history

FOXA IPO was on March at $37.50 per share1. Since then, FOXA stock grew a 0.80%, with an average of inf% per year. If you had invested right after FOXA's IPO a $1,000 in FOXA stock in 2019, it would worth $8.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

FOXA stock historical price chart

FOXA stock reached all-time highs on March with a price of $41.40.

FOXA stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' FOXA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price target for Twenty-First Century Fox stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Twenty-First Century Fox presented great results for 2018-Q4 . Twenty-First Century Fox skyrocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 23.30%, beating experts consensus of $0.30. Twenty-First Century Fox posted $0.37.
FOXA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.5n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.34n/a
2017-Q32017-11-080.490.490.0%
2017-Q42018-02-070.380.4210.5%
2018-Q12018-05-090.520.49-5.8%
2018-Q22018-08-080.540.575.6%
2018-Q32018-11-070.530.52-1.9%
2018-Q42019-02-060.30.3723.3%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a slightly fine growth of 2.34% to $10,153.00 million USD. Slightly better, its income margin (compared to revenues) soared to 21.54%, that is $2,187.00 million.

To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Twenty-First Century Fox, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2018-Q4 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Twenty-First Century Fox TTM sales up to December 2018 were $21,485.00 and income was $2,390.00 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Twenty-First Century Fox business evolution since June 2018: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, boosted an outstanding 111.61%. Regarding profit margin, Twenty-First Century Fox plummed -10.42% to 21.54%

FOXA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$27,680 M-$6,820 M24.6%-
2014$31,870 M15.14%$3,790 M11.9%-44.43%
2015$28,987 M-9.05%$8,306 M28.7%119.16%
2016$8,894 M-69.32%$1,072 M12.1%-87.09%
2017$9,921 M11.55%$1,372 M13.8%27.99%
2018$10,153 M2.34%$2,187 M21.5%59.40%
TTM $21,485 M111.61%$2,390 M11.1%9.28%

Quarterly financial results

Twenty-First Century Fox posted $3,583.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 41.01% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $8.00 M with a profit margin of 0.22%. Profit margin plummed a -23.55% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 23.77%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Twenty-First Century Fox sales marked an extraordinary increase and rocketed a 15.28%.
FOXA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$7,560 M-$811 M10.7%-
2017-Q2$6,750 M-10.71%$501 M7.4%-38.22%
2017-Q3$2,188 M-67.59%$390 M17.8%-22.16%
2017-Q4$3,108 M42.05%$869 M28.0%122.82%
2018-Q1$7,420 M138.74%$858 M11.6%-1.27%
2018-Q2$7,941 M7.02%$920 M11.6%7.23%
2018-Q3$2,541 M-68.00%$604 M23.8%-34.35%
2018-Q4$3,583 M41.01%$8 M0.2%-98.68%

Twenty-First Century Fox ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Twenty-First Century Fox, 1.15% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for FOXA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Twenty-First Century Fox:

FOXA
Market cap$13.0 B
Total shares344.8 M
Float shares465.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)99.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

FOXA summary

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Open$38.08
Close$37.80
Day range$37.48 - $38.11
Previous close$38.00
Session gain-0.53%
Average true range$0.90
50d mov avg$37.17
100d mov avg$35.11
200d mov avg$35.15
Daily patternlt01a
Weekly pattern lb02a

Twenty-First Century Fox performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. In the following table, we compare Twenty-First Century Fox performance to :
Stock3m6m12m
FOXATwenty-First Cent...10.30%15.38%0.00%

Twenty-First Century Fox competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Twenty-First Century Fox competitor. This doesn't mean Twenty-First Century Fox does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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