Fox Corporation (NASDAQ:FOX) traded at $31.39 at last check on Tuesday, 01/24/23, made an upward move of 2.48% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $30.63 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0.86 with the day’s price range being $30.41 – $30.775. The company has a trailing 12-month PE ratio of 15.31. In terms of its 52-week price range, FOX has a high of $40.91 and a low of $26.35. The company’s stock has gained about 7.89% over that past 30 days.
Fox Corporation has a market cap of $17.20 billion. With its Forward Dividend at 0.50 and a yield of 1.63%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the FOX stock to gain ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.49, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $2.05 for 2019 and $2.35 for next year.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $7.84 billion, with a low of $7.84 billion and a high of $7.84 billion. The median projection represents growth squeezing down to 5.70% compared to sales growth for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2019 is expected to hit $31.43 billion, or 3.40% up from figures reported last year.
There have been no upward and no downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the FOX stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of Hold. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Buy.
Based on estimates by 22 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 7 have rated the Fox Corporation (FOX) stock as a Hold, while 11 rate it as a Buy. 2 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 2 suggest the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Overweight and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the FOX stock currently stands at 1.66, and the most recent price level today is 6.58% off its SMA20 and 7.22% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 66.32 while the volatility over the past week is 2.06% and jumps to 2.10% over the past one month. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $36.75, with the estimates having a low of $27.00 and a high of $45.00. These price ends are 13.99% and -43.36% off the today’s price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -20.26% if the FOX share price touches on the median price of $37.75.
Let’s briefly compare Fox Corporation (FOX) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of 2.48% and -12.03% over the past 12 months for FOX competes that of Apple Inc. (AAPL), which has seen its stock price fall -1.99% in the latest trading session and is -12.24% over the last one year. Another of its peers Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has dropped -4.16% today, and was -32.47% down over the past year, while Netflix Inc. (NFLX) is also down -0.89% yet, while its price remains in the red at -8.47% over the same period. Fox Corporation has a P/E ratio of 15.31 compared to Apple Inc.’s 23.36 and Amazon.com Inc.’s 88.86. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at -1.45% and -1.08%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Fox Corporation (NASDAQ:FOX), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 1.24 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 1.24 million. Current shares outstanding are 240.22 million.
The insiders hold 43.15% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 56.33%. The data shows that short shares as of Dec 29, 2022, stood at 1.4 million at a short ratio of 1.13. This represents a 0.26% short interest in shares outstanding on Dec 29, 2022. Shares short fall in December from the previous month at 1.6 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock 7.66% up in year-to-date price movement.