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Fox Corporation (FOX) is a leading broadcasting business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$35.91 after a previous close of US$35.86. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD35.85 to a high of USD36.24. The latest price was USD36.2 (25 minute delay). Fox Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Fox Corporation
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- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Fox Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: FOX. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Fox Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$35.67, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Fox Corporation, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Fox Corporation. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Fox Corporation key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Fox Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Fox Corporation performance over time
- Can I short Fox Corporation shares?
- Are Fox Corporation shares over-valued?
- Fox Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Fox Corporation shares?
- Does Fox Corporation pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Fox Corporation share priceUse our graph to track the performance of FOX stocks over time.
Fox Corporation shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$23.8312 - US$42.14|
|50-day moving average||US$36.378|
|200-day moving average||US$33.5208|
|Dividend yield||US$0.46 (1.28%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$3.356|
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Fox Corporation price performance over time
|1 month (2021-05-13)||-2.35%|
|3 months (2021-03-12)||-9.50%|
|6 months (2020-12-11)||26.04%|
|1 year (2020-06-12)||29.52%|
|2 years (2019-06-13)||3.61%|
Is Fox Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Fox Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fox Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Fox Corporation's P/E ratio
Fox Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Fox Corporation shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Fox Corporation's PEG ratio
Fox Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.9708. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fox Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Fox Corporation's EBITDA
Fox Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$3.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Fox Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Fox Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||US$12.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||22.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$4.5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||8.05%|
|Return on equity TTM||19.12%|
|Market capitalisation||US$21.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Fox Corporation shares
There are currently 1.5 million Fox Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Fox Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 1.1% down from 1.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fox Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Fox Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Fox Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fox Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fox Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). Fox Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.36. In other words for every 100,000 Fox Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1360 shares are currently held short.
However Fox Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fox Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fox Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fox Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fox Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0098% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fox Corporation shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fox Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Fox Corporation stock.
Fox Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 11.18% of net profits
Recently Fox Corporation has paid out, on average, around 11.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fox Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fox Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.46 per share.
While Fox Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Fox Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Fox Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 6 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Fox Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Fox Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$23.8312 up to US$42.14. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Fox Corporation's is 1.2713. This would suggest that Fox Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Fox Corporation overview
Fox Corporation operates as a news, sports, and entertainment company in the United States. The company operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, and sports content for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies, and online multi-channel video programming distributors. It operates FOX News, a national cable news channel; FOX Business, a business news national cable channel; FS1 and FS2 multi-sport national networks; FOX Sports Racing, a video programming service that comprises motor sports programming; and FOX Soccer Plus video programming network for live soccer and rugby competitions; FOX Deportes, a Spanish-language sports programming service; and Big Ten Network, a national video programming service. The Television segment acquires, produces, markets, and distributes broadcast network programming. It operates The FOX Network, a national television broadcast network that broadcasts sports programming and entertainment; MyNetworkTV, a programming distribution service; Fox Alternative Entertainment, a full-service production studio that develops and produces unscripted and alternative programming; Bento Box, which develops and produces animated programing; and Tubi, a free advertising-supported video-on-demand service. This segment owns and operates 29 broadcast television stations. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment owns the FOX Studios lot that provides production and post-production services, including 15 sound stages, 4 scoring and mixing stages, 2 broadcast studios, theaters and screening rooms, editing bays, and other production facilities in Los Angeles, California. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in New York, New York.
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