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Consensus Ratings for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 16 Hold Rating(s), 13 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.35)
Consensus Price Target: $49.30 (23.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/25/2016Wells FargoReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/23/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016FBR & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHold$36.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingNeutral$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/17/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/17/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/17/2016WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$87.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/17/2016RBC CapitalUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$34.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/16/2016BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/30/2016WedbushReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$52.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$40.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/25/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/18/2016Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/11/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/4/2016HansonDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/29/2016BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$55.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/23/2016Atlantic SecuritiesLower Price TargetUnderweight$46.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetBuy$55.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016Goldman SachsLower Price Target$47.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$57.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016Credit AgricoleLower Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/26/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/14/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageHold$45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/9/2015Pacific CrestInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/24/2015Piper JaffrayDowngradeBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/10/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutral$64.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/7/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$67.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2015JBL AdvisorsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/1/2015Maxim GroupLower Price TargetBuy$88.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/16/2014Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$67.83View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/16/2014GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$97.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/29/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016        
4/28/2016Q216$0.72$0.76$2.98 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2016Q116$1.19$1.18$3.26 billion$3.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/12/2015Q415$1.55$1.54$3.89 billion$3.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015Q315$1.47$1.47$3.25 billion$3.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2015Q215$1.08$1.16$3.26 billion$3.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2015Q115$1.33$1.29$3.46 billion$3.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/13/2014Q4$1.68$1.71$3.90 billion$3.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014Q314$1.44$1.42$3.56 billion$3.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014Q214$1.05$1.08$3.20 billion$3.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2014Q114$1.16$1.20$3.31 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/14/2013Q413$1.45$1.55$3.60 billion$3.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/2/2013Q3 2013$1.29$1.29$3.58 billion$3.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2013Q2 2013$0.95$0.96$3.20 billion$3.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/31/2013Q1 2013$0.90$0.91$3.48 billion$3.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/15/2012Q412$1.17$1.21$3.44 billion$3.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2012$1.01$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2012$0.90$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2012$1.06$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.72$1.24$0.98
Q2 20164$0.72$1.47$0.92
Q3 20165$1.01$1.44$1.33
Q4 20164$1.47$1.67$1.62
Q1 20173$1.20$1.29$1.25
Q2 20173$0.82$1.88$1.20
Q3 20173$1.51$1.96$1.68
Q4 20172$1.57$1.79$1.68
Q1 20181$1.30$1.30$1.30
Q2 20181$0.90$0.90$0.90
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/18/2016quarterly$0.404.17%6/13/20166/15/20167/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/14/2016quarterly$0.404.02%3/9/20163/13/20164/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/11/2015quarterly$0.403.21%12/11/201512/15/20151/4/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015quarterly$0.403.11%9/11/20159/15/201510/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/20/2015quarterly$0.402.39%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/15/2015quarterly$0.331.94%3/11/20153/13/20154/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/13/2014quarterly$0.331.85%12/11/201412/15/20141/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2014quarterly$0.331.54%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2014quarterly$0.331.56%6/11/20146/13/20147/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/16/2014quarterly$0.301.44%3/12/20143/14/20144/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/13/2013quarterly$0.301.49%12/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2013quarterly$0.301.65%9/11/20139/13/201310/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/22/2013quarterly$0.301.74%6/12/20136/14/20137/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/18/2013quarterly$0.281.9%3/13/20133/15/20134/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/20/2016Michael D FricklasEVPSell10,800$45.29$489,132.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
DateHeadline
06/28/16 07:02 PMState Treasurer State Of Michigan Increased Viacom INC New (NASDAQ:VIAB) by $12.04 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 03:30 PM​Viacom board rejects face-to-face meeting between Redstone and director -
06/28/16 03:12 PMNew Viacom Leadership Could Unlock Value, Permanent Portfolio's Cuggino Says - [at TheStreet] - The president of the mutual funds company says the media company's shares have underperformed but it has good assets.
06/28/16 01:42 PMAll Eyes Were on the 2016 “BET AWARDS” as 7.2MM Total Viewers Tuned in Across 12 Viacom Networks for the Premiere Telecast on Sunday, June 26 - [Business Wire] - The LIVE premiere of the 2016 "BET AWARDS" on Sunday, June 26, is now the #1 Cable Awards Show among P18-49 for the 2015/2016 Broadcast Season, claiming the #1 spot for the 2nd consecutive year.
06/28/16 10:00 AMViacom boardroom saga a 'Game of Thrones,' says major shareholder Gabelli -
06/28/16 09:03 AMMario Gabelli Compares Viacom (VIAB) Dispute to 'Game of Thrones' -
06/28/16 07:10 AMEarly movers: DOW, XRX, PFE, VLKAY, GE & more -
06/27/16 06:54 PMExclusive: Viacom lead director turned down offer for another director to meet Sumner Redstone
06/27/16 06:54 PMExclusive - Viacom lead director turned down offer for another director to meet Sumner Redstone | Reuters
06/27/16 06:23 PMViacom board rejected offer for director to meet Sumner Redstone -
06/26/16 05:57 PMMost important stocks of the day: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) - Twin County News
06/25/16 06:23 PMStock Performance Focus on: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 06:23 PMViacom Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for VIAB - Nasdaq
06/25/16 06:23 PMViacom Inc. (VIAB) Falls 5.75% for June 24 - Equities.com
06/25/16 10:45 AMViacom Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for VIAB
06/24/16 09:44 AMBarnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) & Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) Eye-Catching Services Stocks - Wall Street 24
06/24/16 09:44 AMViacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) Stock Momentum Hits Strength - CML News
06/24/16 09:44 AMLawsuit for Investors in shares of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) against Directors announced by Shareholders Foundation - GlobeNewswire (press release)
06/24/16 09:44 AMViacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIAB): Can it Maintain the Trend? - Street Report
06/23/16 02:30 PMJudge Puts Brakes On Sumner Redstone's Plan To Oust Board Members - Sumner Redstone's plan to change five board members at Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) has been put on hold by the Delaware Court. Until the mental competency of 93-year-old Redstone is determined, any decisions regarding the makeup of the board will be postponed, according to a Wall Street Journal report. After the National Amusement Inc, Viacom's controlling ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
06/23/16 09:40 AMFive Stocks To Watch Thursday: Viacom Inc (VIAB), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY) And More
06/23/16 08:20 AMMath Is on the Side of the Viacom Bulls -
06/22/16 11:16 PM[$$] Court Puts Sumner Redstone’s Plan to Replace Directors on Hold -
06/22/16 10:36 PMCourt Puts Sumner Redstone's Plan to Replace Directors on Hold - Wall Street Journal - Wall Street JournalCourt Puts Sumner Redstone's Plan to Replace Directors on HoldWall Street JournalViacom Inc. VIA 1.41 % controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone's plan to replace five directors at the media giant is on hold until it can be determined if the 93-year-old is mentally competent to make those decisions, a Delaware court said Wednesday.Judge Says Viacom Board Can Remain as Is, Sets Hearing for JulyHollywood ReporterSumner Redstone's mental competency is key in the Viacom board dispute, judge saysLos Angeles TimesViacom board stays in place as judge steers away from Redstone competence questionReutersBloomberg -TheWrap -Boston Herald -Deadlineall 114 news articles »
06/22/16 07:32 PMSumner Redstone's mental competency is key in the Viacom board dispute, judge says -
06/22/16 06:59 PMMarket Update (NASDAQ:VIAB): Viacom Expands Direct-to-Consumer Offering with International Launch of BET Play
06/22/16 06:59 PMDeutsche Bank issued a report on (NASDAQ:VIAB) Viacom Inc., hiking its price target to $39 today
06/22/16 06:59 PMEVP, General Counsel and Secy of Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIAB), Fricklas Michael D, sells 10,800 shares worth $489,177
06/22/16 05:33 PM[$$] Sumner Redstone's Suit to Replace Directors on Hold -
06/22/16 04:12 PMViacom board stays in place as judge steers away from Redstone competence question -
06/22/16 02:42 PMDelaware Judge Won’t Fast Track Lawsuits Over Viacom Fight -
06/22/16 01:13 PMViacom Director Wants Sumner Redstone Examined by Doctor -
06/22/16 10:00 AMOriginal Voice of Iconic Olmec Returns to Nickelodeon in Legends of the Hidden Temple TV Movie, Premiering This Fall - [Business Wire] - Dee Bradley Baker has joined the cast of Nickelodeon’s upcoming action-adventure TV movie Legends of the Hidden Temple, inspired by the network’s iconic ‘90s game show of the same name.
06/22/16 08:35 AMLawsuit for Investors in shares of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) against Directors announced by Shareholders Foundation - [GlobeNewswire] - SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2016-- The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed by an investor in shares of Viacom, Inc. against certain directors of Viacom, Inc. over alleged breaches ...
06/22/16 08:00 AMViacom Expands Direct-to-Consumer Offering with International Launch of BET Play - [Business Wire] - Viacom International Media Networks today announced the launch of BET Play, Viacom’s first-ever direct-to-consumer, subscription video on demand application for the adult audience, giving fans in 100 countries direct mobile access to BET’s signature award shows, current and classic television series, documentaries, standup comedy, entertainment news and legendary musical performances.
06/22/16 06:36 AMViacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) & Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Services Stock's Buzzers - Wall Street 24
06/22/16 06:36 AMViacom Inc. (VIAB) Falls 2.94% for June 21 - Equities.com
06/22/16 06:36 AMViacom, Inc.(VIAB) Reiterated As Hold, Price Target Increased To $39, CBS Corporation Combination Appears To Be ... - TCC
06/21/16 06:34 PMDeutsche bank believes Viacom and CBC Corporation combination appears to be unlikely
06/21/16 03:56 PMViacom Goes to Court as Investors Mull End Game for MTV, Paramount -
06/21/16 03:39 PMViacom Shareholders Need a Premium Price -
06/21/16 06:22 AMViacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) & Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) News Buzz - Wall Street 24
06/20/16 06:26 PMSumner Redstone seeks to dismiss lawsuit by Viacom CEO -
06/20/16 10:54 AMViacom CEO Philippe Dauman will make millions if he’s fired - Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman has a target on his back. All signs point to Dauman heading for the exit at the media and entertainment company. Read also: Philippe Dauman may as well start packing up his desk at Viacom The executive can take ...
06/19/16 07:35 AM8:35 am Viacom sees Q3 EPS below consensus; sees Q3 ad sales declining by 4% -
06/18/16 06:03 PMViacom Sues Over National Amusements' Viacom Board Members' Removal
06/18/16 06:37 AMVolatile Stocks to Watch: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) - NYSE Journal (press release)
06/18/16 06:37 AMAnalyst Upgrades: Viacom, Inc., Finisar Corporation, and Oracle Corporation - Schaeffers Research (blog)
06/17/16 06:51 PMViacom Inc. (VIAB) – Wunderlich Maintains Rating And Lowers Price Target
06/17/16 06:51 PMSumner Redstone moves to oust five Viacom directors including CEO from board | Reuters
About Viacom

Viacom logoViacom Inc. (Viacom) is an entertainment content company that connects with audiences in over 160 countries and territories and creates compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. The Company operates through two segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. Viacom Media Networks' program services reached approximately 700 million households in over 160 countries. Viacom Media Networks operates the international extensions of the multimedia brands MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and BET, as well as certain program services. The Company's Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content. under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies brands.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Entertainment - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: VIAB
  • CUSIP: 92553P20
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $40.03
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.19
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $40.57
  • P/E Ratio: 7.19
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
  • Market Cap: $15.85B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.63 EPS
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Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) Chart for Wednesday, June, 29, 2016


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