|Bid||0.00 x 3100|
|Ask||0.00 x 3000|
|Day's Range||44.49 - 44.87|
|52 Week Range||24.81 - 50.15|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.53|
|Earnings Date||Nov 6, 2018 - Nov 12, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.36 (0.80%)|
|1y Target Est||49.82|
The first “big game” for the NFL will come in 2021 when Disney’s nine-year, $15 billion deal to broadcast “Monday Night Football” is due to end. Investors need to start worrying about the NFL given the size of the contract and the companies’ free-spending ways. A hint of the looming gridiron battle came with the recent announcement that Fox signed a five-year, $3.3 billion deal for the NFL’s Thursday Night games, widely considered by fans to be the League’s worst.
FOX Business Network (FBN) will debut a new primetime lineup on October 15th, announced Brian Jones, president of the network. The new schedule will move FBN’s Trish Regan to the 8 PM/ET timeslot as the host of a new program entitled Trish Regan Primetime. Regan added, “The intersection of policy and Wall Street has never been so strong, and I’m excited for the opportunity to create a new program that solely focuses on the political economy and what it means to so many Americans.
The chief executive of ITV (ITV.L), Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, declined to say whether it had bid for Netherlands-based production company Endemol Shine, but she said it would take a disciplined approach to any deals. ITV Chief Executive Carolyn McCall told the Royal Television Society London Conference on Tuesday that her focus was on consolidating ITV's Studios business, the production arm her predecessor Adam Crozier built up through a string of acquisitions.
NBCUniversal Inc.’s owner, Comcast Corp., raised its offer to buy all of Sky to £25.9 billion on July 11. Co. to acquire most of Fox’s entertainment assets, until Comcast dropped its pursuit of the Fox assets. In the fiscal year to the end of June, Sky had revenue of £13.59 billion and a pretax profit of £864 million.
Longtime 21st Century Fox board member Viet Dinh is stepping down to take a senior position with “Fox,” the tentative name for the company that will consist of entertainment and news assets not being acquired by Walt Disney Co., including Fox News, Fox Sports and the Fox broadcast network. Mr. Dinh, who has served on 21st Century Fox’s board for 15 years, has been named chief legal and policy officer for the new Fox, the company said. In addition to oversight of its legal affairs, Mr. Dinh will also direct the new Fox’s government and public-affairs operations.
AMC Stubs A-List members can now reserve tickets through Fandango and Atom Tickets. Subscribers to the VIP tier of AMC Theatres’ loyalty program can enter their A-List membership number during checkout on the advance ticketing services and apply the ticket to one of their three movies per week. “The guest feedback and membership sign-up rate have far exceeded our expectations, but we’re constantly looking for ways to provide more opportunities for guest value through A-List,” said AMC (NYSE: AMC) Executive Vice President and CMO Stephen Colanero in a statement, calling the integration in “keeping with our mission of providing our loyal guests with as much convenience and flexibility as possible.” AMC’s answer to MoviePass, Stubs A-List includes up to three movies per week for $20 per month.
FOX News Digital and FOXNews.com Achieve Year-Over-Year Growth in Unique Visitors, Total Page Views and Total Number of Minutes; CNN Brand and CNN.com Down in Each Category
(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) said on Monday that its 14 pounds per share bid for Sky Plc (SKYB.L) will remain open for acceptances until October 6. As of Monday, Rupert Murdoch-controlled ...
21st Century Fox has extended the acceptance period for its GBP24.5 billion cash offer for the rest of Sky after getting a low level of support, just days ahead of a deadline for Rupert Murdoch’s firm ...
The European Commission set a deadline of Oct. 19, at which point it can approve the deal, with or without concessions, or launch a four-month inquiry.
FOX News Channel (FNC) will debut a four episode midterm election series hosted by The Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro, announced John Finley, senior vice president of development and production. Entitled The Ben Shapiro Election Special, the series will run for four consecutive weeks on Sundays from 8-9 PM/ET beginning on September 23rd.
“The Predator” opened at No. 1 at the weekend box office, but with an estimated $24 million domestically, the alien hunter delivered an underwhelming debut. The fourth film in the 20th Century Fox franchise (not counting two “Alien vs. Predator” crossovers) failed to top the launch of the previous flick in the series, 2010’s “Predators” with $25 million. Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) removed the appearance, and the controversy is not considered a contributor to the film’s lackluster box office.
Comcast and Walt Disney Co., which is backing Fox via the mega merger, are targeting Sky for its international footprint
NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lachlan Murdoch, the future Chairman and CEO of new "Fox," the company to be spun-off in connection with the merger with The Walt Disney Company, announced the appointment of Viet D. Dinh as Fox's Chief Legal and Policy Officer. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Dinh had stepped down from his role as independent director on the 21st Century Fox board. In his role at Fox, Mr. Dinh will be responsible for all legal, compliance, and regulatory matters, as well as oversight of government and public affairs. He will report to Lachlan Murdoch and also serve as a member of the Office of the Chairman. In the months prior to the close of the Disney transaction and the creation of Fox, Mr. Dinh will play an important role in setting up the new company.
A drawn-out bidding war for one of the entertainment industry's most coveted assets will be decided by a sealed bids auction, unless there is a best-and-final offer by the end of the week.
EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney's $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets, the European Commission said on Monday. ...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney's (DIS.N) $71.3 billion (54.46 billion pounds) bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's (FOXA.O) ...
For the quarter ended June 30, 2018, the net asset value ("NAV") per Class AAA Share of The Gabelli Asset Fund increased 2.1% compared with an increase of 3.4% for the Standard & Poor's ("S&P") 500 Index. Discovery Communications (0.8%) (+31%) appreciated in part because it is increasingly viewed as an alternate takeover target for Comcast and because of increased synergies from its own acquisition of Scripps Networks.
film, television and distribution assets does not reflect problems in the core business. Communacopia telecom, media and technology conference, adding that Comcast's bid for European satellite-TV operator Sky plc had a similar motivation. Shares of Comcast dipped slightly on Wednesday but were up 0.6% to $36.30 on Thursday morning.
FOX News Channel (FNC) has partnered with the National Merit Scholarship Program to establish the Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship, announced Suzanne Scott, CEO of FOX News. The scholarship will be awarded to children of FNC and FOX Business Network (FBN) employees beginning in 2020.
Gerson Zweifach, the lawyer who guided billionaire Rupert Murdoch and his family through the British phone-hacking scandal, will step down as general counsel of 21st Century Fox Inc. once the media company completes its $71 billion asset sale to Walt Disney Co. Zweifach, 65, has served alongside Murdoch since since 2012. “Gerson is one of the brightest legal minds in the business and has been instrumental in our growth,” Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch, the company’s executive chairmen, said in a statement.