NASDAQ:VIA - Viacom Stock Price, News & Analysis

$27.53
-0.33 (-1.18 %)
(As of 08/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$27.4150
Now: $27.53
$28.06
50-Day Range
$27.29
MA: $33.97
$36.49
52-Week Range
$27.00
Now: $27.53
$38.00
Volume58,710 shs
Average Volume45,422 shs
Market Capitalization$11.11 billion
P/E Ratio6.41
Dividend Yield2.87%
Beta1.25
Viacom Inc operates media brands that create entertainment content worldwide. It operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment offers entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers through approximately 314 locally programmed and operated television channels, including Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, Nick Jr., VH1, TV Land, CMT, Logo, Channel 5, Milkshake!, Telefe, Colors, Paramount Channel, TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick Music, MTV2, MTV Classic, MTV Live, BET Her, BET Gospel, and BET Hip Hop, as well as through online, mobile, and apps. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIA
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-258-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.94 billion
Cash Flow$16.6848 per share
Book Value$18.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,400
Market Cap$11.11 billion
Next Earnings Date11/15/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viacom's stock symbol?

Viacom trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VIA."

How often does Viacom pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Viacom?

Viacom announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 5th. Investors of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. View Viacom's Dividend History.

How were Viacom's earnings last quarter?

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $3.24 billion for the quarter. Viacom had a return on equity of 21.71% and a net margin of 12.68%. View Viacom's Earnings History.

When is Viacom's next earnings date?

Viacom is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom.

What price target have analysts set for VIA?

4 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Viacom's shares. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Viacom's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Viacom.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Viacom?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viacom in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Viacom.

Has Viacom been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VIA stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Viacom earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Viacom.

Who are some of Viacom's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Viacom own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Viacom investors own include Viacom (VIAB), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), Citigroup (C), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Tesla (tsla).

Who are Viacom's key executives?

Viacom's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert Marc Bakish, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Wade Cullen Davis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Ms. Christa A. D'Alimonte, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Doretha F. Lea, Exec. VP of Global Gov. Relations (Age 54)
  • Mr. Scott Morgan Mills, Pres of BET Networks (Age 51)

Who are Viacom's major shareholders?

Viacom's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.61%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.47%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.09%), BlackRock Inc. (0.08%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.03%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Viacom stock?

VIA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Kessler Investment Group LLC, LPL Financial LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Allianz Asset Management GmbH.

Which institutional investors are buying Viacom stock?

VIA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , HighTower Advisors LLC, AMP Capital Investors Ltd, Bank of America Corp DE and Ossiam.

How do I buy shares of Viacom?

Shares of VIA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Viacom's stock price today?

One share of VIA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.53.

How big of a company is Viacom?

Viacom has a market capitalization of $11.11 billion and generates $12.94 billion in revenue each year. Viacom employs 10,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Viacom.

What is Viacom's official website?

The official website for Viacom is http://www.viacom.com/.

How can I contact Viacom?

Viacom's mailing address is 1515 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The company can be reached via phone at 212-258-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  317 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  623
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viacom and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VIA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VIA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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