NASDAQ:VIAB - Viacom Stock Price, News & Analysis

$26.24
+0.01 (+0.04 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$25.86
Now: $26.24
$26.35
50-Day Range
$25.80
MA: $30.08
$31.80
52-Week Range
$23.31
Now: $26.24
$34.44
Volume5.47 million shs
Average Volume4.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.59 billion
P/E Ratio6.37
Dividend Yield3.05%
Beta1.29
Viacom Inc operates media brands that create entertainment content worldwide. It operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment offers entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers through approximately 314 locally programmed and operated television channels, including Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, Nick Jr., VH1, TV Land, CMT, Logo, Channel 5, Milkshake!, 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIAB
CUSIP92553P20
Phone212-258-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.94 billion
Cash Flow$16.6076 per share
Book Value$18.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees10,400
Market Cap$10.59 billion
Next Earnings Date11/15/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viacom's stock symbol?

Viacom trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VIAB."

How often does Viacom pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Viacom?

Viacom announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 5th. Investors of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. View Viacom's Dividend History.

How were Viacom's earnings last quarter?

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 8th. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.14. The company earned $3.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.33 billion. Viacom had a net margin of 12.68% and a return on equity of 21.71%. Viacom's quarterly revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.18 earnings per share. 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 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Viacom.

What price target have analysts set for VIAB?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Viacom's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Viacom's stock price to reach $33.9231 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Viacom.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Viacom?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viacom in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Viacom.

Has Viacom been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VIAB stock has been trending positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Viacom earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Viacom.

Are investors shorting Viacom?

Viacom saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 19,517,700 shares, a drop of 6.3% from the June 30th total of 20,838,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,780,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.2 days. Approximately 5.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Viacom's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Viacom's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Viacom own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Viacom investors own include Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS) and Citigroup (C).

Who are Viacom's key executives?

Viacom's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert Marc Bakish, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Wade Cullen Davis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Ms. Christa A. D'Alimonte, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Doretha F. Lea, Exec. VP of Global Gov. Relations (Age 54)
  • Mr. Scott Morgan Mills, Pres of BET Networks (Age 51)

Who are Viacom's major shareholders?

Viacom's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.30%), BlackRock Inc. (6.39%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.59%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.24%), Northern Trust Corp (1.42%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.30%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Viacom.

Which institutional investors are selling Viacom stock?

VIAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Tobam, Toronto Dominion Bank, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viacom.

Which institutional investors are buying Viacom stock?

VIAB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley, Centre Asset Management LLC and WBI Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Viacom.

How do I buy shares of Viacom?

Shares of VIAB 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 VIAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.24.

How big of a company is Viacom?

Viacom has a market capitalization of $10.59 billion and generates $12.94 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.72 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.12 on an earnings per share basis. Viacom employs 10,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Viacom.

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 VIAB)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  772 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  786 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,558
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Viacom and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VIAB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VIAB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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