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

$32.75 -0.25 (-0.76 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 02:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.00
Today's Range$32.45 - $34.10
52-Week Range$28.20 - $49.00
Volume55,900 shs
Average Volume79,688 shs
Market Capitalization$10.81 billion
P/E Ratio8.75
Dividend Yield2.42%
Beta1.38

About Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Viacom logoViacom Inc. offers global media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences and other entertainment content. As of September 30, 2016, the Company offered its services for audiences in more than 180 countries. The Company operates through two segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content for audiences The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for advertisers, content distributors and retailers. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures, television programming and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Animation, Insurge Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films and Paramount Television brands.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Entertainment Production
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:VIA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.viacom.com
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.81%
  • Current Ratio: 1.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.30%
Price-To-Earnings:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.75
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Sales: $13.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.99
  • Cash Flow: $15.98 per share
  • Price / Cash: 2.05
  • Book Value: $15.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.15
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: $4.66
  • Net Income: $1.87 billion
  • Net Margins: 14.13%
  • Return on Equity: 28.95%
  • Return on Assets: 6.46%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 402,150,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

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 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, 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 Thursday, December 14th. View Viacom's Dividend History.

When will Viacom make its next earnings announcement?

Viacom is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom.

Where is Viacom's stock going? Where will Viacom's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Viacom's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Viacom's stock price to reach $38.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Viacom.

Who are some of Viacom's key competitors?

Who are Viacom's key executives?

Viacom's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Thomas J. May, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 69)
  • Robert M. Bakish, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 53)
  • Wade C. Davis, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 45)
  • Scott M. Mills, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer (Age 49)
  • Christa A. D'Alimonte, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 48)
  • Doretha F. Lea, Executive Vice President - Global Government Affairs (Age 53)
  • Katherine Gill-Charest, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller (Age 53)
  • Sarah Levy, Chief Operating Officer - Global Entertainment Group
  • Sumner M. Redstone, Chairman Emeritus (Age 92)
  • Shari E. Redstone, Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 62)

Who owns Viacom stock?

Viacom's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.78%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.46%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.02%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.01%) and Cowen Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Viacom.

Who sold Viacom stock? Who is selling Viacom stock?

Viacom's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gabelli Funds LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and California State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viacom.

Who bought Viacom stock? Who is buying Viacom stock?

Viacom's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cowen Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viacom.

How do I buy Viacom stock?

Shares of Viacom 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 Viacom stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.75.

How big of a company is Viacom?

Viacom has a market capitalization of $10.81 billion and generates $13.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.87 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.66 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Viacom?

Viacom's mailing address is 1515 Broadway, NEW YORK, NY 10036-8901, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-212-2586000 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:  219 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  212 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  431
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viacom and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00 (16.03% upside)

Consensus Price Target History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Price Target History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Analysts' Ratings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
5/19/2017Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformMediumView Rating Details
4/14/2017Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$45.00N/AView Rating Details
2/9/2017Drexel HamiltonUpgradeBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$46.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$44.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
11/15/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform -> Market Perform$56.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform$47.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
10/23/2016WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$65.00 -> $56.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Underperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/13/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> Buy$37.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
9/19/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/13/2016Brean CapitalUpgradeHold -> Buy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHold$46.00N/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/16/2016BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
5/1/2016Topeka Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$40.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$55.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016Atlantic SecuritiesReiterated RatingUnderweight$46.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
2/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$56.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
2/11/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuy$55.00 -> $51.00N/AView Rating Details
2/11/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutral$58.00 -> $46.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Earnings by Quarter for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Earnings History by Quarter for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2018        
8/3/20176/30/2017$1.05$1.17$3.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/20173/31/2017$0.59$0.79$3.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q415$1.55$1.54$3.91 billion$3.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$1.49$1.47$3.49 billion$3.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q1$1.27$1.29$3.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q3$1.42$3.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q1$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q4$1.55ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Next Dividend:1/2/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.44%
Payout Ratio:17.17% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/13/2017quarterly$0.202.65%12/14/201712/15/20171/2/2018
8/3/2017quarterly$0.201.94%9/14/20179/15/201710/2/2017
5/19/2017quarterly$0.202.09%6/13/20176/15/20177/3/2017
2/7/2017quarterly$0.201.81%3/13/20173/15/20174/3/2017
11/1/2016quarterly$0.201.94%12/13/201612/15/20161/3/2017
9/21/2016Quarterly$0.201.99%9/22/20169/26/201610/3/2016
5/19/2016quarterly$0.403.84%6/13/20166/15/20167/1/2016
1/15/2016quarterly$0.403.78%3/9/20163/13/20164/1/2016
11/12/2015quarterly$0.403.12%12/11/201512/15/20151/4/2016
8/5/2015quarterly$0.403.1%9/11/20159/15/201510/1/2015
5/21/2015quarterly$0.402.37%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015
1/16/2015quarterly$0.331.92%3/11/20153/13/20154/1/2015
11/13/2014quarterly$0.331.85%12/11/201412/15/20141/2/2015
7/23/2014quarterly$0.331.54%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014
5/22/2014quarterly$0.331.56%6/11/20146/13/20147/1/2014
1/17/2014quarterly$0.301.44%3/12/20143/14/20144/1/2014
11/14/2013quarterly$0.301.48%12/11/201312/13/201312/31/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.301.64%9/11/20139/13/201310/1/2013
5/23/2013quarterly$0.301.71%6/12/20136/14/20137/1/2013
1/17/2013quarterly$0.281.83%3/13/20133/15/20134/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)

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DateHeadline
2017 MTV EMA Delivers Strong Ratings Across the Globe; Up +9% in Key 15-34 Demo and +7% for All Individuals2017 MTV EMA Delivers Strong Ratings Across the Globe; Up +9% in Key 15-34 Demo and +7% for All Individuals
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 10:02 AM
The Biggest Loser: Viacom TumblesThe Biggest Loser: Viacom Tumbles
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 10:02 AM
ETFs with exposure to Viacom, Inc. : November 17, 2017ETFs with exposure to Viacom, Inc. : November 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 10:02 AM
Gabelli suggests Viacom float part of its international businessGabelli suggests Viacom float part of its international business
www.reuters.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Viacom, Charter Communications Strike Carriage AgreementViacom, Charter Communications Strike Carriage Agreement
www.wsj.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Titanic Returns to the Big Screen for 20-Year Anniversary in Exclusive Dolby Cinema at AMC EngagementTitanic Returns to the Big Screen for 20-Year Anniversary in Exclusive Dolby Cinema at AMC Engagement
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Viacom and Charter Communications Announce Renewal of Distribution AgreementViacom and Charter Communications Announce Renewal of Distribution Agreement
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Viacom, Charter to renew distribution agreementViacom, Charter to renew distribution agreement
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
[$$] Viacom, Charter Strike Carriage Deal[$$] Viacom, Charter Strike Carriage Deal
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Viacom, Charter Renew Distribution PartnershipViacom, Charter Renew Distribution Partnership
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Viacom and Charter are planning to make original programmingViacom and Charter are planning to make original programming
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:41 AM
Viacom Inc. (VIA) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.20Viacom Inc. (VIA) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 5:06 PM
Viacom Inc. (VIA) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesViacom Inc. (VIA) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 10:38 PM
'Thor' tops 'Daddy's Home 2,' 'Orient Express' at box office'Thor' tops 'Daddy's Home 2,' 'Orient Express' at box office
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 6:09 PM
Viacom Declares Quarterly Cash DividendViacom Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 1:08 PM
BRIEF-VIACOM SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20/SHR ON CLASS A & CLASS B COMMON STOCKBRIEF-VIACOM SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20/SHR ON CLASS A & CLASS B COMMON STOCK
www.reuters.com - November 12 at 1:08 PM
How Skydance Media Turns David Ellisons Entertainment Vision Into ActionHow Skydance Media Turns David Ellison's Entertainment Vision Into Action
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 9:28 AM
Viacom Inc. (VIA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on ThursdayViacom Inc. (VIA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 1:32 AM
Paramounts $1 billion China funding deal scrapped after Beijings scrutinyParamount's $1 billion China funding deal scrapped after Beijing's scrutiny
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 4:09 AM
Paramount Pictures Provides Slate Financing UpdateParamount Pictures Provides Slate Financing Update
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 6:04 PM
Paramount Pictures scraps agreement with Huahua MediaParamount Pictures scraps agreement with Huahua Media
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 6:04 PM
Box Office Top 20: Thor: Ragnarok commands $122.7 millionBox Office Top 20: 'Thor: Ragnarok' commands $122.7 million
marketbeat.com - November 6 at 7:47 PM
Media Stocks Punished As Investors Flee On Cord-Cutting FearsMedia Stocks Punished As Investors Flee On Cord-Cutting Fears
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 6:11 AM
Nickelodeon and Encantos Media Studios to Partner on Consumer Products Line for Canticos, Bilingual Property Featuring Beloved Nursery Rhymes That Celebrate Latino CultureNickelodeon and Encantos Media Studios to Partner on Consumer Products Line for Canticos, Bilingual Property Featuring Beloved Nursery Rhymes That Celebrate Latino Culture
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 10:02 AM
Paramount Pictures extends Hasbro relationship that brought 5 Transformer filmsParamount Pictures extends Hasbro relationship that brought 5 'Transformer' films
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 10:02 AM
Nickelodeon Announces Voice Cast of All-New Animated Series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesNickelodeon Announces Voice Cast of All-New Animated Series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 3:44 PM
What Does Time Warner Inc Drama Mean For AT&T Inc.?What Does Time Warner Inc Drama Mean For AT&T Inc.?
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 3:44 PM
Viacom looks to U.S. mobile deals as young viewers flee TVViacom looks to U.S. mobile deals as young viewers flee TV
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 11:57 AM
Preschool Powerhouses PAW Patrol and Shimmer and Shine to Make Their Debut at the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®Preschool Powerhouses PAW Patrol and Shimmer and Shine to Make Their Debut at the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 11:57 AM
Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Hey Violet, Why Don’t We, Ayo & Teo, Jacob Sartorius and More Join Host Nick Cannon for Nickelodeon HALO Awards 2017, Concert Event Celebrating Kids Who Are Helping and Leading Others, Sunday, Nov. 26, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Hey Violet, Why Don’t We, Ayo & Teo, Jacob Sartorius and More Join Host Nick Cannon for Nickelodeon HALO Awards 2017, Concert Event Celebrating Kids Who Are Helping and Leading Others, Sunday, Nov. 26, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 3:59 PM
Viacom Directors Get Investors Redstone Pay Claims TossedViacom Directors Get Investors' Redstone Pay Claims Tossed
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 3:59 PM
Legendary Investor Mario Gabelli Reveals His Top Media Stock PicksLegendary Investor Mario Gabelli Reveals His Top Media Stock Picks
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 3:59 PM
Viacom Names Jennifer Zaldivar-Clark Senior Vice President of Talent for Paramount NetworkViacom Names Jennifer Zaldivar-Clark Senior Vice President of Talent for Paramount Network
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 4:23 PM
Nickelodeon fires ‘Loud House’ showrunner over sexual harassmentNickelodeon fires ‘Loud House’ showrunner over sexual harassment
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 4:23 PM
Viacom, Charter agree to network deal for basic packageViacom, Charter agree to network deal for basic package
www.nasdaq.com - October 19 at 1:59 AM
Viacom, Charter agree to preliminary deal for basic cable TV packageViacom, Charter agree to preliminary deal for basic cable TV package
www.marketwatch.com - October 19 at 1:59 AM
Viacom Inc. (VIA) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesViacom Inc. (VIA) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 1:00 AM
Viacom, Charter agree to deal to include 8 networks in basic package: sourceViacom, Charter agree to deal to include 8 networks in basic package: source
www.businessinsider.com - October 18 at 3:58 PM
Viacom, Charter deal to include eight networks in basic package: sourceViacom, Charter deal to include eight networks in basic package: source
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 3:58 PM
Charter and Viacom reach deal to avoid dropping Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, other channelsCharter and Viacom reach deal to avoid dropping Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, other channels
www.latimes.com - October 18 at 10:14 AM
Technical Reports on Entertainment Equities -- Viacom, Global Eagle Entertainment, AMC Networks, and ComcastTechnical Reports on Entertainment Equities -- Viacom, Global Eagle Entertainment, AMC Networks, and Comcast
www.bizjournals.com - October 17 at 8:45 AM
Viacom, Spectrum continue talks past 7 pm deadline-sourceViacom, Spectrum continue talks past 7 pm deadline-source
www.businessinsider.com - October 17 at 8:45 AM
[$$] Redstone’s Ex-Companion Sues His Daughter, Grandson[$$] Redstone’s Ex-Companion Sues His Daughter, Grandson
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 8:45 AM
Pay-TV’s ‘salad days are gone’ in painful time for AT&T, ViacomPay-TV’s ‘salad days are gone’ in painful time for AT&T, Viacom
www.msn.com - October 14 at 9:11 AM
Today's charts: Tesla shares drop; Apple gains on analyst call; Honeywell reportedly plans splitToday's charts: Tesla shares drop; Apple gains on analyst call; Honeywell reportedly plans split
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 4:47 PM
Viacom Downgrade Sends Stock To 7-Year LowViacom Downgrade Sends Stock To 7-Year Low
www.benzinga.com - October 10 at 8:05 AM
Viacom Inc. (VIA) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.Viacom Inc. (VIA) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 9 at 8:54 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:27 PM
Viacom, Inc. : VIA-US: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 5, 2017Viacom, Inc. : VIA-US: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:26 PM
Why a New "Terminator" Movie Is a Big Opportunity for ViacomWhy a New "Terminator" Movie Is a Big Opportunity for Viacom
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:26 PM

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