NASDAQ:VIA - Viacom Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.81 -0.12 (-0.36 %) (As of 01/16/2019 11:01 AM ET)Previous Close$32.93Today's Range$32.81 - $33.135052-Week Range$27.01 - $40.64Volume7,930 shsAverage Volume58,141 shsMarket Capitalization$13.23 billionP/E Ratio7.97Dividend Yield2.44%Beta1.25 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. 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. 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, MTV Films, and BET Films brands. It exhibits motion pictures theatrically through home entertainment, licensing to television and digital platforms, and ancillary activities, as well as DVDs and Blu-ray discs, TVOD, pay television, SVOD, cable, and free television; and airlines and hotels. The company 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.viacom.com Phone212-258-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27 Current Ratio1.50 Quick Ratio1.28Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.97 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.94 billion Price / Sales1.02 Cash Flow$16.4874 per share Price / Cash Flow1.99 Book Value$18.52 per share Price / Book1.77Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$1.72 billion Net Margins13.28% Return on Equity23.68% Return on Assets7.15%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares402,870,000Market Cap$13.23 billion OptionableOptionable 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, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 14th. View Viacom's Dividend History. How were Viacom's earnings last quarter? Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 16th. The company reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $3.49 billion for the quarter. Viacom had a net margin of 13.28% and a return on equity of 23.68%. View Viacom's Earnings History. When is Viacom's next earnings date? Viacom is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom. What price target have analysts set for VIA? 4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Viacom's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Viacom's stock price to reach $39.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% 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 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Viacom. Has Viacom been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about VIA stock has been trending positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Viacom earned a news sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Viacom's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Viacom include Ross Stores (ROST), GAP (GPS), Nordstrom (JWN), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Urban Outfitters (URBN), 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 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kessler Investment Group 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 Kessler Investment Group LLC. 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 $32.81. How big of a company is Viacom? Viacom has a market capitalization of $13.23 billion and generates $12.94 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 [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 291 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 277 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 568MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What type of investment options does a Roth IRA provide?