Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA): Today's Featured Services Winner

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Twenty-First Century Fox ( FOXA) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.3%. By the end of trading, Twenty-First Century Fox rose $0.43 (1.4%) to $32.15 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 18,401,287 shares of Twenty-First Century Fox exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11,796,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $31.25-$32.95 after having opened the day at $31.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.72. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were: Monster Worldwide ( MWW), up 22.9%, Maximus ( MMS), up 19.6%, Lee ( LEE), up 13.7% and Advance Auto Parts ( AAP), up 12.7%.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. operates as a diversified media and entertainment company worldwide. Twenty-First Century Fox has a market cap of $46.8 billion and is part of the media industry. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Twenty-First Century Fox a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Twenty-First Century Fox as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the negative front, Ambassadors Group ( EPAX), down 16.9%, Blue Nile ( NILE), down 15.1%, Lentuo International ( LAS), down 14.0% and Roadrunner Transportation Systems ( RRTS), down 13.2% , were all laggards within the services sector with Myriad Genetics ( MYGN) being today's services sector laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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