NASDAQ:VIA - Viacom, Inc. Class A Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$35.65 +0.10 (+0.28 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 02:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.65
Today's Range$35.4501 - $35.8786
52-Week Range$28.20 - $42.55
Volume59,733 shs
Average Volume38,293 shs
Market Capitalization$14.31 billion
P/E Ratio9.14
Dividend Yield2.25%
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

Industry Family clothing stores
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.47
Current Ratio1.53
Quick Ratio1.24


Trailing P/E Ratio9.14
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.26 billion
Price / Sales1.08
Cash Flow$16.1312 per share
Price / Cash2.21
Book Value$15.21 per share
Price / Book2.34


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$1.87 billion
Net Margins16.74%
Return on Equity24.97%
Return on Assets6.76%


Outstanding Shares402,600,000

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, July 2nd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 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 earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $3.15 billion for the quarter. Viacom, Inc. Class A had a net margin of 16.74% and a return on equity of 24.97%. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

What price target have analysts set for VIA?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Viacom, Inc. Class A's stock. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Viacom, Inc. Class A's share price to reach $39.00 in the next year. 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. Wade Cullen Davis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Ms. Doretha F. Lea, Exec. VP of Global Gov. Relations (Age 53)
  • Mr. Scott Morgan Mills, Pres of BET Networks (Age 50)
  • Mr. Robert Marc Bakish, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Sumner M. Redstone, Founder and Chairman Emeritus (Age 94)

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

News coverage about VIA stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Viacom, Inc. Class A earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 47.45 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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

Viacom, Inc. Class A's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.73%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.47%), BlackRock Inc. (0.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.02%), UBS Group AG (0.01%) and Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

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., Citigroup Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

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

VIA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal Bank of Canada, UBS Group AG, California Public Employees Retirement System, Gabelli Funds LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viacom, Inc. Class A.

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 $35.65.

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

Viacom, Inc. Class A has a market capitalization of $14.31 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 (VIA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  261 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
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 6/25/2018 by Staff

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