NASDAQ:VIA - Viacom Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.8157 -0.07 (-0.19 %) (As of 10/22/2018 09:58 AM ET)Previous Close$36.89Today's Range$36.73 - $37.104052-Week Range$28.20 - $40.64Volume4,358 shsAverage Volume36,331 shsMarket Capitalization$14.86 billionP/E Ratio9.46Dividend Yield2.17%Beta1.27 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Viacom, Inc. operates media brands that create entertainment content worldwide. The company creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, games, consumer products, podcasts, live events, and social media experiences. It operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers through approximately 300 locally programmed and operated TV channels, including Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTV, BET, Comedy Central, SPIKE, VH1, TV Land, CMT, Logo, Channel 5, 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. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures, television programming, and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Players, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television, Nickelodeon Movies, and MTV Films brands. This segment exhibits motion pictures theatrically through home entertainment, licensing to television and digital platforms, and ancillary activities. The company releases its content through DVDs, Blu-ray discs, transactional video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand, pay television, cable television, free television, and free video-on-demand, as well as airlines and hotels. Viacom, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive VIA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VIA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Family clothing stores Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary SymbolNASDAQ:VIA CUSIPN/A Webwww.viacom.com Phone212-258-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.42 Current Ratio1.69 Quick Ratio1.41 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.46 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$13.26 billion Price / Sales1.12 Cash Flow$16.0767 per share Price / Cash2.29 Book Value$15.21 per share Price / Book2.42 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$1.87 billion Net Margins15.65% Return on Equity23.53% Return on Assets6.77% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares402,860,000Market Cap$14.86 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 14th. View Viacom's Dividend History. How were Viacom's earnings last quarter? Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $3.24 billion for the quarter. Viacom had a return on equity of 23.53% and a net margin of 15.65%. 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 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom. What price target have analysts set for VIA? 3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Viacom's stock. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Viacom's stock price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Viacom. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Viacom? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viacom in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Viacom. Who are some of Viacom's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Viacom include Ross Stores (ROST), Nordstrom (JWN), GAP (GPS), Urban Outfitters (URBN), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Childrens Place (PLCE), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Buckle (BKE), Lands' End (LE), Destination XL Group (DXLG), Stein Mart (SMRT) and Stage Stores (SSI). Who are Viacom's key executives? Viacom's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert Marc Bakish, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Wade Cullen Davis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)Ms. Christa A. D'Alimonte, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)Ms. Doretha F. Lea, Exec. VP of Global Gov. Relations (Age 53)Mr. Scott Morgan Mills, Pres of BET Networks (Age 50) Who are Viacom's major shareholders? Viacom's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kessler Investment Group LLC (0.01%) and Strs Ohio (0.00%). Which institutional investors are buying Viacom stock? VIA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kessler Investment Group LLC and Strs Ohio. 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 $36.89. How big of a company is Viacom? Viacom has a market capitalization of $14.86 billion and generates $13.26 billion in revenue each year. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. MarketBeat Community Rating for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 271 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 557MarketBeat'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 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is an ETF different from a mutual fund?