NASDAQ:VIA - Viacom, Inc. Class A Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.40 -0.65 (-1.85 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.05
Today's Range$34.40 - $35.40
52-Week Range$28.20 - $40.64
Volume153,600 shs
Average Volume40,732 shs
Market Capitalization$13.88 billion
P/E Ratio8.83
Dividend Yield2.32%
Viacom, Inc. Class A logoViacom, 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
SectorConsumer Discretionary


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


Trailing P/E Ratio8.83
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.26 billion
Price / Sales1.04
Cash Flow$16.0748 per share
Price / Cash2.14
Book Value$15.21 per share
Price / Book2.26


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$1.87 billion
Net Margins15.65%
Return on Equity23.53%
Return on Assets6.77%


Outstanding Shares402,860,000
Market Cap$13.88 billion

Viacom, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:VIA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viacom, Inc. Class A's stock symbol?

Viacom, Inc. Class A trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VIA."

How often does Viacom, Inc. Class A pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Viacom, Inc. Class A?

Viacom, Inc. Class A 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 dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 14th. View Viacom, Inc. Class A's Dividend History.

How were Viacom, Inc. Class A's earnings last quarter?

Viacom, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:VIA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $3.24 billion for the quarter. Viacom, Inc. Class A had a net margin of 15.65% and a return on equity of 23.53%. View Viacom, Inc. Class A's Earnings History.

When is Viacom, Inc. Class A's next earnings date?

Viacom, Inc. Class A is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

What price target have analysts set for VIA?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Viacom, Inc. Class A's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Viacom, Inc. Class A's stock price to reach $36.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Viacom, Inc. Class A?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viacom, Inc. Class A in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

Who are some of Viacom, Inc. Class A's key competitors?

Who are Viacom, Inc. Class A's key executives?

Viacom, Inc. Class A'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)

Has Viacom, Inc. Class A been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VIA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Viacom, Inc. Class A earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

Who are Viacom, Inc. Class A's major shareholders?

Viacom, Inc. Class A's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.72%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.46%), FMR LLC (0.31%), BlackRock Inc. (0.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.02%) and James Investment Research Inc. (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Viacom, Inc. Class A stock?

VIA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, BlackRock Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

Which institutional investors are buying Viacom, Inc. Class A stock?

VIA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Mackay Shields LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

How do I buy shares of Viacom, Inc. Class A?

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, Inc. Class A's stock price today?

One share of VIA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.40.

How big of a company is Viacom, Inc. Class A?

Viacom, Inc. Class A has a market capitalization of $13.88 billion and generates $13.26 billion in revenue each year.

How can I contact Viacom, Inc. Class A?

Viacom, Inc. Class A'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, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ VIA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  552
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viacom, Inc. Class A 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 9/21/2018 by Staff

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