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Viacom Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:VIA)

$26.43
+0.92 (+3.61 %)
(As of 11/12/2019 06:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
$25.48
Now: $26.43
$26.45
50-Day Range
$23.38
MA: $25.20
$26.94
52-Week Range
$23.18
Now: $26.43
$37.71
Volume6,388 shs
Average Volume49,195 shs
Market Capitalization$10.66 billion
P/E Ratio5.85
Dividend Yield3.14%
Beta1.33
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$17.50 per share
Book Value$18.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,400
Market Cap$10.66 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be given 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 3.03%. 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate 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 Thursday, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom.

How can I listen to Viacom's earnings call?

Viacom will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 14th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for VIA?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Viacom's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Viacom's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.6% from the stock's current price. 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 hold rating and 2 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 coverage about VIA stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Viacom earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Viacom.

Are investors shorting Viacom?

Viacom saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 467,100 shares, an increase of 14.9% from the September 30th total of 406,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 75,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.2 days. Approximately 4.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Viacom's Current Options Chain.

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), Tesla (tsla), Citigroup (C), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 (0.54%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.47%), Mackay Shields LLC (0.01%), Kessler Investment Group LLC (0.01%), Rational Advisors LLC (0.00%) and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (0.00%).

Which major 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, Mackay Shields LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC and Kessler Investment Group LLC.

Which major investors are buying Viacom stock?

VIA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rational Advisors LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and California Public Employees Retirement System.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Viacom's stock price today?

One share of VIA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.43.

How big of a company is Viacom?

Viacom has a market capitalization of $10.66 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:  335 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  660
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 11/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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