NasdaqGS:FOXA

Stock Analysis Report

Twenty-First Century Fox

Executive Summary

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally.

Risk Analysis

Insufficient data to perform risk analysis


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with solid track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Twenty-First Century Fox's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Information is not available.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.6%

FOXA

-0.6%

US Entertainment

0.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

39.6%

FOXA

27.0%

US Entertainment

18.5%

US Market

Information is not available.

Information is not available.


Shareholder returns

FOXAIndustryMarket
7 Day1.6%-0.6%0.3%
30 Day1.9%4.8%1.5%
90 Day5.3%4.6%5.7%
1 Year40.2%39.6%27.8%27.0%21.1%18.5%
3 Year89.1%83.6%60.0%55.2%45.9%36.4%
5 Year67.0%59.2%106.7%94.4%71.4%52.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Twenty-First Century Fox's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Twenty-First Century Fox undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.84x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FOXA ($51.36) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($40.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FOXA is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FOXA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.8x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (24.9x).

PE vs Market: FOXA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.8x) compared to the US market (18.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: FOXA's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FOXA is good value based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Twenty-First Century Fox forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?

-41.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: FOXA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-41.3% per year).

Earnings vs Market: FOXA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-41.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: FOXA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: FOXA's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FOXA's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Information is not available.


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Past Performance

How has Twenty-First Century Fox performed over the past 5 years?

0.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Information is not available.

Information is not available.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FOXA's earnings have grown by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FOXA's earnings growth over the past year (249.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: FOXA earnings growth over the past year (249.3%) exceeded the Entertainment industry 1.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: FOXA's Return on Equity (42.1%) is considered outstanding.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Twenty-First Century Fox's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FOXA's short term assets ($34.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: FOXA's short term assets ($34.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($24.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FOXA's debt to equity ratio (56.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: FOXA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 82% to 56.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FOXA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.9%).

Interest Coverage: FOXA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Information is not available.

Information is not available.


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Dividend

What is Twenty-First Century Fox's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.70%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0.7%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Years0.9%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: FOXA's dividend (0.7%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.42%).

High Dividend: FOXA's dividend (0.7%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.7%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: FOXA is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: FOXA is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: FOXA is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FOXA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Twenty-First Century Fox's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

James Murdoch (45yo)

3.7yrs

Tenure

US$50,263,861

Compensation

Mr. James Rupert Murdoch has been the Chief Executive Officer of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. since July 1, 2015 and served as its Co-Chief Operating Officer from March, 2014 to July 1, 2015. Mr. Murdoch ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Information is not available.

Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: FOXA's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

10.5yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: FOXA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.5 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: FOXA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$16,195,43015 Mar 19
Lachlan Murdoch
EntityIndividual
Role
Co-Chairman of the Board
Executive Co-Chairman of the Board
Shares316,317
Max PriceUS$51.20
SellUS$1,779,10612 Feb 19
Gerson Zweifach
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Senior EVP
Shares36,007
Max PriceUS$49.41

Ownership Breakdown

Information is not available.


Management Team

  • James Murdoch (45yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.26m
  • Lachlan Murdoch (47yo)

    Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 5yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.67m
  • Keith Murdoch (87yo)

    Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 28.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$49.23m
  • Dave DeVoe (71yo)

    Senior Advisor & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 29.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.29m
  • Chase Carey (65yo)

    Vice Chairman & Consultant

    • Tenure: 9.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.00m
  • John Nallen (61yo)

    Senior EVP & CFO

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$23.85m
  • Christopher DeWolf (52yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Viet Dinh (50yo)

    Chief Legal & Policy Officer of Fox

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$327.00k
  • Peter Rice

    President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Gerson Zweifach (65yo)

    Senior EVP

    • Tenure: 7.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$19.39m

Board Members

  • James Murdoch (45yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.26m
  • Jac Nasser (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$332.00k
  • Lachlan Murdoch (47yo)

    Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 5yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.67m
  • Rod Eddington (68yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 13.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$359.00k
  • Keith Murdoch (87yo)

    Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 28.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$49.23m
  • Dave DeVoe (71yo)

    Senior Advisor & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 29.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.29m
  • Chase Carey (65yo)

    Vice Chairman & Consultant

    • Tenure: 9.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.00m
  • Stacey Snider (56yo)

    Chairman & CEO of 20th Century Fox Film

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
  • Gary Newman

    Chairman & CEO of Fox Television Group

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Dana Walden (52yo)

    Co-Chairman & CEO of Fox Television Group

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Peter Rice

    President

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Company Information

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.
  • Ticker: FOXA
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1922
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$95.116b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.86b
  • Website: https://www.21cf.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.
  • 1211 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10036
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FOXANasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDNov 2004
FOXNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)Class B Common StockUSUSDNov 2004
0LHHLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockGBUSDNov 2004
0LHILSE (London Stock Exchange)Class B Common StockGBUSDNov 2004
NXWBDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)Class B Common StockDEEURNov 2004
NWXADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURNov 2004
FOXWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)Class B Common StockATEURNov 2004
FOX *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)Class B Common StockMXMXNNov 2004
FOXAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockATEURNov 2004

Biography

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Cable Network Programmin ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/03/18 23:53
End of Day Share Price2019/03/18 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.