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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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Cash to Debt 0.28
FOX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. FOX: 0.28 )
FOX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 8.3
Current: 0.28

0.15
8.3
Equity to Asset 0.32
FOX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. FOX: 0.32 )
FOX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.32

0.32
0.56
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.37
M-Score: -2.20
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.22
FOX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. FOX: 17.22 )
FOX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.57   Max: 19.42
Current: 17.22

-18.57
19.42
Net-margin (%) 14.17
FOX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. FOX: 14.17 )
FOX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -41.23   Max: 25.64
Current: 14.17

-41.23
25.64
ROE (%) 25.92
FOX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. FOX: 25.92 )
FOX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -34.58   Max: 41.75
Current: 25.92

-34.58
41.75
ROA (%) 8.24
FOX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. FOX: 8.24 )
FOX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.74   Max: 13.93
Current: 8.24

-16.74
13.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 113.51
FOX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.17 vs. FOX: 113.51 )
FOX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -80.86   Max: 156.3
Current: 113.51

-80.86
156.3
Revenue Growth (%) 15.10
FOX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FOX: 15.10 )
FOX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 44.7
Current: 15.1

-17.5
44.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.00
FOX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. FOX: 20.00 )
FOX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 65.9
Current: 20

-19
65.9
EPS Growth (%) 24.30
FOX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. FOX: 24.30 )
FOX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 58.7
Current: 24.3

-25.7
58.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FOX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 25,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (New)
Donald Yacktman 426,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 317,700 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 899,512 sh (New)
Paul Singer 10,095,822 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,105,881 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 1,092,319 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 106,300 sh (-12.08%)
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Q4 2013

FOX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 2,513,281 sh (New)
Jim Simons 800,169 sh (+151.86%)
Donald Yacktman 532,000 sh (+24.88%)
Mario Gabelli 1,087,312 sh (+20.88%)
Paul Singer 11,398,804 sh (+12.91%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,092,319 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 11,600 sh (-89.09%)
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Q1 2014

FOX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Yacktman Fund 991,550 sh (New)
John Burbank 289,538 sh (New)
Yacktman Focused Fund 976,550 sh (New)
Donald Yacktman 4,095,600 sh (+669.85%)
Mario Gabelli 1,123,237 sh (+3.3%)
Paul Singer 11,593,804 sh (+1.71%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,100,370 sh (+0.74%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 2,117,326 sh (-15.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,200 sh (-29.31%)
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Q2 2014

FOX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 78,100 sh (New)
Jeff Ubben 2,663,083 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)
Charles de Vaulx 1,100,370 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 920 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 221,900 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FOX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Yacktman Focused Fund 2014-06-30 Add 664.94%2.26%$30.77 - $35.36 $ 34.233%7470000
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 1348.08%2.23%$30.77 - $35.36 $ 34.233%4192739
Yacktman Fund 2014-06-30 Add 715.89%2.11%$30.77 - $35.36 $ 34.233%8090000
Donald Yacktman 2014-06-30 Add 356.65%2.03%$30.77 - $35.36 $ 34.233%18702500
Jeff Ubben 2014-06-30 New Buy0.67%$30.77 - $35.36 $ 34.233%2663083
Donald Yacktman 2014-03-31 Add 669.85%0.46%$30.21 - $35.04 $ 34.237%4095600
Yacktman Focused Fund 2014-03-31 New Buy0.32%$30.21 - $35.04 $ 34.237%976550
Yacktman Fund 2014-03-31 New Buy0.28%$30.21 - $35.04 $ 34.237%991550
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.25%$30.21 - $35.04 $ 34.237%289538
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 20.88%0.03%$31.65 - $34.85 $ 34.233%1087312
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$31.65 - $34.85 $ 34.233%0
Donald Yacktman 2013-12-31 Add 24.88%0.02%$31.65 - $34.85 $ 34.233%532000
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 New Buy0.18%$29.34 - $33.27 $ 34.238%899512
Donald Yacktman 2013-09-30 New Buy0.06%$29.34 - $33.27 $ 34.238%426000
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$29.34 - $33.27 $ 34.238%25000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 New Buy$29.34 - $33.27 $ 34.238%920
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Top Ranked Articles about Twenty-First Century Fox Inc

Donald Yacktman Buys Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, Procter & Gamble Co, Avon Products Inc, Sells Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, Covidien PLC, PepsiCo Inc
Austin-based Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s has just reported their second quarter portfolio. Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) buys Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, Procter & Gamble Co, Avon Products Inc, , sells Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, Covidien PLC, PepsiCo Inc, Stryker Corporation, Corning Inc, Johnson & Johnson, Liberty Interactive Corp during the 3-months ended 06/30/2014, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Yacktman Asset Management. As of 06/30/2014, Yacktman Asset Management owns 47 stocks with a total value of $24.6 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
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Yacktman Funds Buys Samsung, Increases 21st Century Fox
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Yacktman Focused Fund Top 5 Increases
Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) of the conservative Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s purchased no new stocks in the second quarter as the S&P 500 continued its third year of gains. The Yacktman Focused Fund (Trades, Portfolio) is valued at $9.9 billion and contains 35 stocks as of second quarter-end, with 6% quarter-over-quarter turnover. Its top weighting is in the Consumer Defensive sector, at 40.9% of total holdings, followed by Technology at 20.7%. Read more...
Yacktman Funds' New Stock Buys and Adds in Q1
Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) said in his fourth quarter letter that although his fund did not require market declines to put cash to work, “it is generally more difficult to find significant new investment opportunities in a rapidly rising market.” His Yacktman Focused Fund (Trades, Portfolio) (YAFFX) and Yactkman Fund found two new stocks meeting the firm’s low-valued criteria in the first quarter: Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. (HKSE:01044) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX). It also made a substantial increase to an existing holding, Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (XKRX:005935). Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.60
FOX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 31.20 vs. FOX: 17.60 )
FOX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 46.65
Current: 17.6

2.97
46.65
P/B 4.50
FOX's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. FOX: 4.50 )
FOX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.67
Current: 4.5

0.5
4.67
P/S 2.40
FOX's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. FOX: 2.40 )
FOX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.4

0.39
3.36
PFCF 34.90
FOX's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 73.40 vs. FOX: 34.90 )
FOX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.26   Max: 45.99
Current: 34.9

7.26
45.99
EV-to-EBIT 17.25
FOX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.32 vs. FOX: 17.25 )
FOX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 44.6
Current: 17.25

4.4
44.6
PEG 1.78
FOX's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FOX: 1.78 )
FOX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.37
Current: 1.78

0.11
0.37
Shiller P/E 33.60
FOX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FOX: 33.60 )
FOX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.54   Max: 495.9
Current: 33.6

5.54
495.9
Current Ratio 1.74
FOX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
108% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. FOX: 1.74 )
FOX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 2.28
Current: 1.74

1.33
2.28
Quick Ratio 1.39
FOX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
108% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. FOX: 1.39 )
FOX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.39

1.07
2.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.70
FOX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. FOX: 0.70 )
FOX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.6
Current: 0.7

0.36
2.6
Dividend Payout 0.15
FOX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FOX: 0.15 )
FOX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.15

0.06
0.45
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
FOX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 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) 1.38
FOX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. FOX: 1.38 )
FOX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 5.12
Current: 1.38

0.71
5.12
Share Buyback Rate 4.80
FOX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 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/DCF (Projected) 2.20
FOX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. FOX: 2.20 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 6.48
Current: 2.2

0.45
6.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
FOX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. FOX: 1.50 )
FOX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.82
Current: 1.5

0.43
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.80
FOX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. FOX: 5.80 )
FOX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 22.9
Current: 5.8

2.2
22.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.14
FOX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FOX: 2.14 )
FOX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 46.6
Current: 2.14

1.3
46.6

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 is a Delaware corporation, incorporated in November 12, 2004. The Company is a diversified media and entertainment company. Its segments include Cable Network Programming, Television, Filmed Entertainment and Direct Broadcast Satellite Television. The Cable Network Programming, which consists of the production and licensing of programming distributed through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators and telecommunication companies in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia. Television, which 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. Filmed Entertainment, which 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, which consists of the distribution of programming services via satellite, cable, and broadband directly to subscribers in Italy, Germany and Austria and Other, Corporate and Eliminations, which consists of corporate overhead and eliminations and other businesses. Its competitors include General Cable network, FOX News Channels and Sports programming operations.
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