NASDAQ:VIA - Viacom Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$35.40 -0.72 (-1.99 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.12
Today's Range$35.30 - $36.52
52-Week Range$28.75 - $40.64
Volume18,603 shs
Average Volume29,794 shs
Market Capitalization$14.27 billion
P/E Ratio9.08
Dividend Yield2.26%
Beta1.18
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIA
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-258-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.42
Current Ratio1.69
Quick Ratio1.41

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.08
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.26 billion
Price / Sales1.08
Cash Flow$16.0909 per share
Price / Cash2.20
Book Value$15.21 per share
Price / Book2.33

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 Shares402,860,000
Market Cap$14.27 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 Thursday, August 2nd. Investors 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 2.26%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 14th. View Viacom's Dividend History.

How were Viacom's earnings last quarter?

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.11. The company earned $3.24 billion during the quarter. Viacom had a net margin of 15.65% and a return on equity of 23.53%. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Viacom's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Viacom's share price to reach $36.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% 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 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Viacom.

Has Viacom been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VIA stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Viacom earned a coverage optimism score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Viacom's key competitors?

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.68%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.46%), BlackRock Inc. (0.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.02%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.01%) and 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 Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

Which institutional investors are buying Viacom stock?

VIA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Kessler Investment Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., Brown Advisory Inc., Strs Ohio, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Trexquant Investment LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

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 $35.40.

How big of a company is Viacom?

Viacom has a market capitalization of $14.27 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 [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Viacom (NASDAQ VIA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  560
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 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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