FirstCash, Inc. (FCFS) Reaches $93.10 52-Week High; Alpine Partners Vi Has Boosted Its Twenty First Centy Fox (FOX) Holding

May 18, 2018 - By Ann Lacey

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Alpine Partners Vi Llc increased Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOX) stake by 133.67% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Alpine Partners Vi Llc acquired 57,846 shares as Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOX)’s stock rose 3.92%. The Alpine Partners Vi Llc holds 101,121 shares with $3.45M value, up from 43,275 last quarter. Twenty First Centy Fox Inc now has $69.25B valuation. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $37.12. About 729,663 shares traded. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) has risen 15.46% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.91% the S&P500.

The stock of FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) hit a new 52-week high and has $95.89 target or 3.00% above today’s $93.10 share price. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $4.41B company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 18 by Barchart.com. If the $95.89 price target is reached, the company will be worth $132.24M more. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $93.1. About 60,453 shares traded. FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) has risen 75.74% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.19% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 30 investors sold FOX shares while 150 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 428.07 million shares or 0.02% less from 428.17 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 460,277 are owned by Apg Asset Nv. Olstein Capital Lp reported 260,000 shares stake. Valueact Limited Partnership has invested 18.41% in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX). Pnc Svcs Gp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX). Prudential Fincl has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX). Wealthfront has invested 0% of its portfolio in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX). Freestone Holding Ltd Liability Com stated it has 143,754 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Carroll Financial Associates Incorporated owns 2,300 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio, Ohio-based fund reported 507,275 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc reported 5.84 million shares stake. Nordea Invest Ab, a Sweden-based fund reported 19,155 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX). Franklin Inc invested in 1.30M shares or 0.02% of the stock. The New York-based Jefferies Grp Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX). Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And invested in 10,080 shares.

Among 2 analysts covering Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Twenty-First Century Fox had 3 analyst reports since February 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of FOX in report on Thursday, February 18 with “Buy” rating.

More notable recent Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Positing For Twenty-First Century Fox Earnings Release” on May 09, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Facebook Dominates Gurus’ Portfolios in 1st Quarter” published on May 17, 2018, Fool.com published: “Disney Executives Talk Marvel, Streaming, and Fox” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Dump Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Stock Before Things Get Worse” published on May 11, 2018 as well as Usatoday.com‘s news article titled: “Merger threat? ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ may get in the way of Disney’s Fox hunt” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

Alpine Partners Vi Llc decreased Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stake by 3,053 shares to 351 valued at $410,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (NYSE:SC) stake by 31,867 shares and now owns 18,133 shares. Mexico Fd Inc (MXF) was reduced too.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 3 sales for $2.30 million activity. 1,700 shares were bought by FAULKNER MIKEL D, worth $146,013. On Monday, February 5 Stuart Thomas Brent bought $79,531 worth of FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) or 1,080 shares. 17,505 shares valued at $1.41 million were sold by FEEHAN DANIEL R on Tuesday, March 13. 10,000 shares were sold by ORR R DOUGLAS, worth $750,441 on Wednesday, February 21.

Investors sentiment is 0 in 2017 Q4. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It is without change, as 1 investors sold FirstCash, Inc. shares while 1 reduced holdings. only 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 1.78 million shares or 5.52% less from 1.88 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Genesis Asset Managers Llp owns 1.77 million shares or 4.35% of their US portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% or 10,430 shares in its portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% in FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) or 215 shares.

FirstCash, Inc. operates retail-based pawn and consumer finance stores in the United States and Mexico. The company has market cap of $4.41 billion. The Company’s pawn stores lend money on the collateral of pledged personal property, including consumer electronics, jewelry, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods, and musical instruments; and retails previously owned merchandise acquired through pawn forfeitures, as well as through purchases from the general public. It has a 31.03 P/E ratio. The firm also engages in melting scrap jewelry, as well as sells the gold, silver, and diamonds in commodity markets.

Analysts await FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.65 EPS, up 25.00% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.52 per share. FCFS’s profit will be $30.78 million for 35.81 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.90 actual EPS reported by FirstCash, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.78% negative EPS growth.

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