Viacom Company Profile (NASDAQ:VIAB)

About Viacom

Viacom logoViacom Inc. (Viacom) is an entertainment content company that connects with audiences in over 160 countries and territories and creates compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. The Company operates through two segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. Viacom Media Networks' program services reached approximately 700 million households in over 160 countries. Viacom Media Networks operates the international extensions of the multimedia brands MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and BET, as well as certain program services. The Company's Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content. under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies brands.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Entertainment - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: VIAB
  • CUSIP: 92553P20
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $41.46
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $43.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.98
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.66
  • P/E Growth: 5.97
  • Market Cap: $16.45B
  • Outstanding Shares: 396,656,000
  • Beta: 1.33
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 19 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: $46.25 (11.55% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/26/2016Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$51.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$57.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$40.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHold$49.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$39.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
8/6/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderperform$39.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSell$38.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/5/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$50.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/4/2016Pivotal ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Hold$52.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/10/2016WunderlichReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2016WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
6/21/2016Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingNeutral$47.00View Rating Details
6/17/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
6/17/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/17/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$34.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$55.00View Rating Details
5/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$41.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$40.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$49.00View Rating Details
4/11/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/4/2016HansonDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/29/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$55.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetBuy$55.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price Target$47.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$57.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Credit Agricole SALower Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
1/26/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
1/14/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageHold$45.00View Rating Details
8/24/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutral$64.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
7/7/2015JBL AdvisorsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/1/2015Maxim GroupLower Price TargetBuy$88.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
10/16/2014Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$67.83View Rating Details
10/16/2014GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$97.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q316$1.01$1.05$3.01 billion$3.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q216$0.72$0.76$2.98 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q116$1.19$1.18$3.26 billion$3.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q415$1.55$1.54$3.89 billion$3.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q315$1.47$1.47$3.25 billion$3.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q215$1.08$1.16$3.26 billion$3.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$1.33$1.29$3.46 billion$3.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q4$1.68$1.71$3.90 billion$3.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q314$1.44$1.42$3.56 billion$3.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q214$1.05$1.08$3.20 billion$3.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q114$1.16$1.20$3.31 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q413$1.45$1.55$3.60 billion$3.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q3 2013$1.29$1.29$3.58 billion$3.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q2 2013$0.95$0.96$3.20 billion$3.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q1 2013$0.90$0.91$3.48 billion$3.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q412$1.17$1.21$3.44 billion$3.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012$1.01$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.90$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$1.06$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.91 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.29 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.72$1.24$0.98
Q2 20164$0.72$1.47$0.92
Q3 20165$1.01$1.44$1.18
Q4 20165$0.85$1.39$0.99
Q1 20173$1.09$1.20$1.15
Q2 20173$0.81$0.99$0.91
Q3 20173$1.11$1.29$1.20
Q4 20173$0.99$1.04$1.01
Q1 20181$1.15$1.15$1.15
Q2 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20181$1.26$1.26$1.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:3.86%
Payout Ratio:30.83% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.92% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.30% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/20/2016Michael D FricklasEVPSell10,800$45.29$489,132.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
DateHeadline logoCNBC: Despite 'Tough' Summer For Films, It Is 'Not All ... - Benzinga - Benzinga (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 29 at 7:59 PM logoCBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB ... - Benzinga (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 29 at 7:59 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB ... - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 29 at 7:59 PM logoCMO Today: Paramount Chief Wins Viacom Board's Support (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 29 at 7:59 PM logoNickelodeon Takes Skateboarding to New Heights in Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life, New Docu-Series Premiering Friday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT) (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 29 at 7:59 PM logoParamount Pictures Still Causing Headaches at Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 28 at 7:01 PM logoFormer Viacom (VIAB) CEO Dauman Sells 25% Stake (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logoFight Over Viacom Control Ends as Granddaughter Backs Off (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logoParamount Pictures Chief Gets Vote of Confidence From Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logoBrad Grey still in charge at Paramount (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logoRedstone granddaughter agrees to case dismissal, helps broader deal (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logo[$$] Possible Accord Reached in Sumner Redstone Trust Battle (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logo[$$] Paramount Pictures Chief Gets Vote of Confidence From Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logo[$$] Paramount Pictures Chief Gets Vote of Confidence (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 7:42 PM logoThe Wall Street Journal: Paramount Pictures Chief Gets Vote of Confidence From Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 5:46 PM logoFight Over Viacom Control Ends as Granddaughter Backs Off - Bloomberg (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 26 at 5:46 PM logoCan new chief executive Thomas Dooley fix what's ailing Viacom? - Los Angeles Times (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 25 at 9:12 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 25 at 8:23 PM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Viacom, Inc., VIAB - The Daily Leicester (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 25 at 8:23 PM
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News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 25 at 7:39 AM logoJim Cramer Shares His Thoughts On Cisco Systems, Viacom And Southwest Airlines - Benzinga (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 25 at 7:39 AM
News IconViacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) from Entertainment – Diversified – Todays Top Gains (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 24 at 7:51 PM logo[$$] Viacom May Tighten Reins on Paramount (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 24 at 7:51 PM logoCBS Corporation and Viacom, Inc. (VIAB) merger is back on cards, says BMO Capital - TCC (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 8:13 PM logoCan Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) Meet Analysts Expectations? - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 12:39 PM logoWhy Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO), Viacom, Inc. (VIAB) and Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Are 3 of Today's Worst Stocks - (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 12:39 PM logoInstant Analysis: Viacom CEO Resigns (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 12:39 PM logoInvestors give a big ‘NBD’ to Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 12:39 PM logo[$$] Viacom's Dauman Has Until September to Share Paramount Plans (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 12:39 PM logoOusted CEO’s Pay Won’t Stop at $75 Million If Viacom Outperforms (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 23 at 12:39 PM logoViacom's CEO switch won't change the company, analyst says (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 22 at 8:02 PM
News IconViacom Detente Yields Promotion for New Interim CEO (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 22 at 7:44 AM logo[$$] Viacom faces turnround challenge under Redstones (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 21 at 7:03 PM logoDauman’s Last Act at Viacom Is Pitching a Paramount Studio Sale (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 21 at 7:03 PM logo‘Ben Hur’ flops to cap Paramount’s miserable summer (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 21 at 7:03 PM logoHere's The Growth Forecast For Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) - (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 21 at 7:27 AM logoViacom, Inc. (VIAB) Creeps Higher on Redstone Buzz - Schaeffers Research (blog) (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 21 at 7:27 AM logoViacom says CEO Dauman to resign post immediately; Dooley steps in (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 21 at 7:27 AM logoThe Redstones' war with Viacom ends: Philippe Dauman resigns, Tom Dooley elected new CEO (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 20 at 10:24 PM
News IconViacom CEO is out as the company settles Redstone lawsuits - U.S. News & World Report (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 20 at 5:45 PM logoViacom, Inc. (VIAB) Creeps Higher on Redstone Buzz (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 7:55 PM logo[$$] Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Agrees to Step Down (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 7:55 PM logoViacom CEO is out as the company settles Redstone lawsuits (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 7:55 PM logoThe Wall Street Journal: Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman agrees to step down (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 6:33 PM logoWho Is Tom Dooley, Viacom's Soon-To-Be CEO? - Wall Street Journal (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 1:57 PM
News IconViacom, Redstone Near Settlement Ousting CEO Dauman (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 11:02 AM
News IconViacom And Sumner Redstone Reportedly Reach Settlement (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 11:02 AM logoViacom Inc.: Has VIAB Stock Found Its Bottom? (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 19 at 10:25 AM logoThe Redstones' war with Viacom ends; Philippe Dauman resigns; Tom Dooley elected new CEO (NASDAQ:VIAB) - August 18 at 10:22 PM


Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) Chart for Tuesday, August, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 8/30/2016 by Staff