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

$34.40 0.25 (0.73 %)
(As of 12/17/2017 05:10 AM ET)
Previous Close$34.40
Today's Range$34.20 - $34.75
52-Week Range$28.20 - $49.00
Volume132,042 shs
Average Volume51,448 shs
Market Capitalization$12.46 billion
P/E Ratio9.06
Dividend Yield2.33%
Beta1.43

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Entertainment Production
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorCyclical Consumer Goods & Services
SymbolNASDAQ:VIA
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-212-2586000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.81%
Current Ratio1.55%
Quick Ratio1.30%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.06
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.26 billion
Price / Sales1.04
Cash Flow$16.23 per share
Price / Cash2.12
Book Value$15.21 per share
Price / Book2.26

Profitability

Trailing EPS$4.66
Net Income$1.87 billion
Net Margins14.13%
Return on Equity28.95%
Return on Assets6.46%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares402,260,000

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 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 2.33%. 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Viacom's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Viacom's share price to reach $45.00 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)
  • 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)
  • Frederic Salerno, Lead Independent Director (Age 73)

Who owns Viacom stock?

Viacom's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 $34.40.

How big of a company is Viacom?

Viacom has a market capitalization of $12.46 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 (VIA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  443
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Analyst Ratings

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.202.252.292.27
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
12 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $43.33$43.33$43.10$43.18
Price Target Upside: 22.41% upside22.41% upside16.33% upside16.54% upside

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017CitigroupDowngradeNeutral -> 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 AmericaUpgradeUnderperform -> 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
2/29/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$55.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016Atlantic SecuritiesReiterated RatingUnderweight$46.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
2/21/2016Deutsche BankReiterated 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 12/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Viacom (NASDAQ VIA) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2018N/AView Earnings Details
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

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Earnings Estimates

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

Dividends

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:1/2/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.33%
Payout Ratio:17.17% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) Dividend History by Quarter

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)

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Headlines

Viacom (NASDAQ VIA) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
The Charts Suggest Viacom Is Likely to Disappoint the BullsThe Charts Suggest Viacom Is Likely to Disappoint the Bulls
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 4:51 PM
Scott M. Mills to become new BET presidentScott M. Mills to become new BET president
marketbeat.com - December 14 at 2:03 PM
A New Years Resolution for CBSA New Year's Resolution for CBS
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:29 PM
Dreamscape VR startup ups Series B to $30 million, will make VR content with NickelodeonDreamscape VR startup ups Series B to $30 million, will make VR content with Nickelodeon
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:29 PM
Viacom Inc. to Report Quarterly Financial Results on February 8, 2018Viacom Inc. to Report Quarterly Financial Results on February 8, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:29 PM
Dubai Billionaire, Nickelodeon Join Spielberg Backing VR StartupDubai Billionaire, Nickelodeon Join Spielberg Backing VR Startup
www.bloomberg.com - December 13 at 10:59 AM
Disney Deal for Fox Would End Era of the Big Six StudiosDisney Deal for Fox Would End Era of the 'Big Six' Studios
www.msn.com - December 10 at 10:27 AM
Comparing Viacom (VIA) & Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX)Comparing Viacom (VIA) & Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 9:08 PM
YieldBoost VIA To 21.2% Using OptionsYieldBoost VIA To 21.2% Using Options
www.nasdaq.com - December 8 at 4:17 PM
Viacom Inc. (VIA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesViacom Inc. (VIA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 7:44 PM
Viacom Announces the Pricing Terms of Its $1.0 Billion Cash Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt SecuritiesViacom Announces the Pricing Terms of Its $1.0 Billion Cash Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 4:20 PM
The Wall Street Journal: New emails illuminate strained Redstone family relationships and fight for ViacomThe Wall Street Journal: New emails illuminate strained Redstone family relationships and fight for Viacom
www.marketwatch.com - December 6 at 11:53 AM
Emails Illuminate Redstones’ Family Tensions and War for ViacomEmails Illuminate Redstones’ Family Tensions and War for Viacom
www.wsj.com - December 6 at 10:53 AM
Viacom Announces Early Tender Results of Its $1.0 Billion Cash Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt SecuritiesViacom Announces Early Tender Results of Its $1.0 Billion Cash Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 10:53 AM
[$$] Shari Redstone Emails Illuminate Family Tensions, War for Viacom[$$] Shari Redstone Emails Illuminate Family Tensions, War for Viacom
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 10:53 AM
VStar Entertainment Group, Nickelodeon and Koba Productions Announce "Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock" U.S. Tour Debuting Spring 2018, Tickets on Sale Beginning December 15VStar Entertainment Group, Nickelodeon and Koba Productions Announce "Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock" U.S. Tour Debuting Spring 2018, Tickets on Sale Beginning December 15
finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 4:19 PM
Viacom CEO: Content is essentially what Viacom isViacom CEO: Content is essentially what Viacom is
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:19 PM
CBS Stock Could Reward Bottom FishersCBS Stock Could Reward Bottom Fishers
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:19 PM
Robert Bakish: Viacom's back on track to producing great ...Robert Bakish: Viacom's back on track to producing great ...
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:19 PM
Viacom appoints executive Jose Tolosa to new role overseeing companys transformationViacom appoints executive Jose Tolosa to new role overseeing company's transformation
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:19 PM
BET Networks Registers for Another Semester of Hit Series “The Quad”BET Networks Registers for Another Semester of Hit Series “The Quad”
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 4:17 PM
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish to Participate in UBS 45th Annual Global Media and Communications ConferenceViacom CEO Bob Bakish to Participate in UBS 45th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 4:17 PM
ETFs with exposure to Viacom, Inc. : November 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Viacom, Inc. : November 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 11:40 AM
Viacom, Inc. :VIA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : November 27, 2017Viacom, Inc. :VIA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : November 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 11:40 AM
Bruno Mars, SZA and Cardi B Bring Home Top Honors at the "BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards" Hosted by Erykah BaduBruno Mars, SZA and Cardi B Bring Home Top Honors at the "BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards" Hosted by Erykah Badu
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 8:27 AM
Free Research Report as Time Warners Revenue Increased 6%Free Research Report as Time Warner's Revenue Increased 6%
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 8:27 AM
Viacom, Inc. :VIA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 22, 2017Viacom, Inc. :VIA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 4:35 PM
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

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