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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.53
FOX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. FOX: 0.53 )
FOX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.53

Equity to Asset 0.38
FOX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. FOX: 0.38 )
FOX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.38

0.3
0.57
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.16
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
11.13%
15.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 18.16
FOX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. FOX: 18.16 )
FOX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.57   Max: 19.42
Current: 18.16

-18.57
19.42
Net-margin (%) 28.53
FOX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. FOX: 28.53 )
FOX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -41.23   Max: 25.64
Current: 28.53

-41.23
25.64
ROE (%) 52.46
FOX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. FOX: 52.46 )
FOX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31.3   Max: 34.05
Current: 52.46

-31.3
34.05
ROA (%) 17.17
FOX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. FOX: 17.17 )
FOX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.12   Max: 13.19
Current: 17.17

-16.12
13.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 127.04
FOX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.37 vs. FOX: 127.04 )
FOX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -76.32   Max: 132.66
Current: 127.04

-76.32
132.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.10
FOX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FOX: 15.10 )
FOX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 44.7
Current: 15.1

-17.5
44.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 20.00
FOX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. FOX: 20.00 )
FOX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 65.9
Current: 20

-19
65.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.30
FOX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FOX: 24.30 )
FOX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 58.7
Current: 24.3

-25.7
58.7
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

FOX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeff Ubben 2,663,083 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 78,100 sh (New)
Chris Davis 375,713 sh (New)
Jim Simons 489,261 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,582,702 sh (New)
John Burbank 4,192,739 sh (+1348.08%)
Yacktman Fund 8,090,000 sh (+715.89%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 7,470,000 sh (+664.94%)
Donald Yacktman 18,702,500 sh (+356.65%)
Mario Gabelli 1,148,352 sh (+2.24%)
Paul Singer 11,593,804 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 221,900 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 1,100,370 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q3 2014

FOX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,598 sh (New)
Jeff Ubben 25,200,000 sh (+846.27%)
Jim Simons 2,325,061 sh (+375.22%)
Chris Davis 758,429 sh (+101.86%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,028,661 sh (+94.71%)
Mario Gabelli 1,647,932 sh (+43.50%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 10,661,000 sh (+42.72%)
Donald Yacktman 22,823,300 sh (+22.03%)
Steven Cohen 269,400 sh (+21.41%)
Paul Singer 13,107,134 sh (+13.05%)
Yacktman Fund 9,144,000 sh (+13.03%)
John Burbank 4,449,368 sh (+6.12%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Charles de Vaulx Sold Out
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Q4 2014

FOX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Robert Olstein 211,000 sh (New)
Wallace Weitz 197,613 sh (New)
MS Global Franchise Fund 355,640 sh (New)
Yacktman Focused Fund 12,844,600 sh (+20.48%)
Jeff Ubben 30,300,000 sh (+20.24%)
Paul Singer 14,895,526 sh (+13.64%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,705,982 sh (+13.47%)
Donald Yacktman 25,183,900 sh (+10.34%)
Mario Gabelli 1,815,887 sh (+10.19%)
Yacktman Fund 9,144,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chris Davis 756,264 sh (-0.29%)
Jim Simons 555,046 sh (-76.13%)
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Q1 2015

FOX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Yacktman Focused Fund 14,044,600 sh (+9.34%)
Yacktman Fund 9,144,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 7.90
FOX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 61.30 vs. FOX: 7.90 )
FOX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 46.65
Current: 7.9

2.97
46.65
Forward P/E 15.53
FOX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FOX: 15.53 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.00
FOX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
98% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 63.80 vs. FOX: 8.00 )
FOX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 46.33
Current: 8

2.97
46.33
P/B 3.70
FOX's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. FOX: 3.70 )
FOX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.92
Current: 3.7

0.5
4.92
P/S 2.20
FOX's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. FOX: 2.20 )
FOX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.2

0.39
3.36
PFCF 28.70
FOX's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 122.00 vs. FOX: 28.70 )
FOX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.26   Max: 45.99
Current: 28.7

7.26
45.99
POCF 23.17
FOX's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. FOX: 23.17 )
FOX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.48   Max: 33.09
Current: 23.17

4.48
33.09
EV-to-EBIT 13.75
FOX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 28.12 vs. FOX: 13.75 )
FOX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -8.7   Max: 44.6
Current: 13.75

-8.7
44.6
Shiller P/E 16.40
FOX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FOX: 16.40 )
FOX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.54   Max: 495.9
Current: 16.4

5.54
495.9
Current Ratio 2.80
FOX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FOX: 2.80 )
FOX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 2.8
Current: 2.8

1.27
2.8
Quick Ratio 2.35
FOX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. FOX: 2.35 )
FOX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.35
Current: 2.35

1.02
2.35
Days Inventory 55.63
FOX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 53.59 vs. FOX: 55.63 )
FOX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 25.21   Max: 65.79
Current: 55.63

25.21
65.79
Days Sales Outstanding 74.70
FOX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 91.01 vs. FOX: 74.70 )
FOX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 66.07   Max: 96.28
Current: 74.7

66.07
96.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.80
FOX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. FOX: 0.80 )
FOX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.6
Current: 0.8

0.48
2.6
Dividend Payout 0.06
FOX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FOX: 0.06 )
FOX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.83
Current: 0.06

0.06
1.83
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
FOX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. FOX: 18.60 )
FOX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 44.6
Current: 18.6

0
44.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.53
FOX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. FOX: 1.53 )
FOX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.98
Current: 1.53

0.92
4.98
Share Buyback Rate 4.80
FOX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. FOX: 4.80 )
FOX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 25.4   Max: -38.6
Current: 4.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 77.20
FOX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. FOX: 77.20 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 87.28
Current: 77.2

0.83
87.28
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
FOX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. FOX: 1.80 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 6.48
Current: 1.8

0.31
6.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
FOX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FOX: 1.50 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.5

0.3
1.95
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
FOX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FOX: 1.40 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 6.45
Current: 1.4

0.11
6.45
Price/Graham Number 5.20
FOX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. FOX: 5.20 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 11.07
Current: 5.2

0.74
11.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
FOX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. FOX: 7.50 )
FOX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 22.9
Current: 7.5

2.2
22.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.75
FOX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. FOX: 8.75 )
FOX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 47.1
Current: 8.75

2.2
47.1

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 29,195 29,682 31,876 34,416
EPS($) 2.02 2.14 2.48 2.91
EPS without NRI($) 2.02 2.14 2.48 2.91

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:8289.UK, 8288.UK, FOX.Australia, FOXLV.Australia, TFOXL.USA, NXW2.Germany, NXWA.Germany, NXWB.Germany, NXW1.Germany, NZCFF.USA,
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc was incorporated in 1979 under the Company Act 1961 of South Australia, Australia. It is a diversified media and entertainment company. Its segments includes Cable Network Programming, Television, Filmed Entertainment and Direct Broadcast Satellite Television. The Cable Network Programming consists of the production and licensing of programming distributed through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators and telecommunication companies primarily in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia. Television consists of the broadcasting of network programming in the U.S. and the operation of 28 full power broadcast television stations, including 10 duopolies, in the U.S. (of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Broadcasting Company ("FOX") and 10 are affiliated with Master Distribution Service, Inc. Filmed Entertainment consists of the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide Direct Broadcast Satellite Television consists of the distribution of programming services via satellite, cable and broadband directly to subscribers in Italy, Germany and Austria. Other, Corporate and Eliminations consists of corporate overhead and eliminations and other businesses. The Company's competitors are Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2 and FSN are ESPN, ESPN2, NBC Sports Network and CBS Sports Net.
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