Log in

ViacomCBS Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.42 (+1.45 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $29.41
50-Day Range
MA: $27.93
52-Week Range
Now: $29.41
Volume8.78 million shs
Average Volume12.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.11 billion
P/E Ratio14.34
Dividend Yield3.31%
ViacomCBS Inc. operates as a mass media company worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, and Local Media. The Entertainment segment distributes a schedule of news and public affairs broadcasts, and sports and entertainment programming; produces, acquires, and/or distributes programming, including series, specials, news, and public affairs; operates online content networks for information and entertainment; produces theatrical films; and digital streaming services. This segment also operates CBS Sports Network, a 24-hour cable program service that provides college sports and related content. The Cable Networks segment offers subscription program services, such as original series, theatrical feature films, documentaries, boxing and other sports-related programming, and special events, as well as a direct-to-consumer digital streaming subscription. This segment also operates Smithsonian Networks, which operates a channel featuring cultural, historical, scientific, and educational programs. The Publishing segment publishes and distributes adult and children's consumer books in printed, digital, and audio formats; develops special imprints and publishes titles based on the products of the company, as well as that of third parties; and distributes products for other publishers. This segment also delivers content; and promotes its products on its Websites, social media, and general Internet sites, as well as those related to individual titles. The Local Media segment owns 29 broadcast television stations; and operates local Websites, including content from its television stations. The company was formerly known as CBS Corporation and changed its name to ViacomCBS Inc. in December 2019. ViacomCBS Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.
Read More

Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.29 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Television broadcasting stations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIAC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$27.81 billion
Cash Flow$26.25 per share
Book Value$21.61 per share


Net Income$3.31 billion


Market Cap$18.11 billion
Next Earnings Date11/10/2020 (Estimated)
+0.42 (+1.45 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart

Receive VIAC News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VIAC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

speech bubbles
speech bubbles

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ:VIAC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has ViacomCBS's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

ViacomCBS's stock was trading at $19.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VIAC shares have increased by 48.5% and is now trading at $29.4050.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of ViacomCBS?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ViacomCBS in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
View analyst ratings for ViacomCBS

When is ViacomCBS's next earnings date?

ViacomCBS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 10th 2020.
View our earnings forecast for ViacomCBS

How were ViacomCBS's earnings last quarter?

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The company reported $1.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.33. The company had revenue of $6.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.21 billion. ViacomCBS had a net margin of 4.58% and a return on equity of 20.89%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.48 EPS.
View ViacomCBS's earnings history

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

ViacomCBS declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, October 1st. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.26%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 14th.
View ViacomCBS's dividend history

What price target have analysts set for VIAC?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for ViacomCBS's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate ViacomCBS's share price to reach $31.59 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price.
View analysts' price targets for ViacomCBS

Are investors shorting ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 89,780,000 shares, an increase of 14.0% from the July 30th total of 78,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,090,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.4 days. Currently, 16.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
View ViacomCBS's Short Interest

Who are some of ViacomCBS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of ViacomCBS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ViacomCBS investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are ViacomCBS's key executives?

ViacomCBS's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Christina Spade, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Richard M. Jones, Exec. VP, Gen. Tax Counsel & Chief Veteran Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jonathan H. Anschell, Exec. VP, Deputy Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Joseph R. Ianniello, Chairman & CEO of CBS Bus. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Anthony G. Ambrosio, Consultant (Age 58)

What is ViacomCBS's stock symbol?

ViacomCBS trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VIAC."

Who are ViacomCBS's major shareholders?

ViacomCBS's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.98%), FMR LLC (1.81%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.18%), LSV Asset Management (0.87%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.78%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.72%). Company insiders that own ViacomCBS stock include Charles E Phillips Jr, Frederick Terrell, Linda M Griego and Nicole Seligman.
View institutional ownership trends for ViacomCBS

Which institutional investors are selling ViacomCBS stock?

VIAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky.
View insider buying and selling activity for ViacomCBS

Which institutional investors are buying ViacomCBS stock?

VIAC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., FMR LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Prudential Financial Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought ViacomCBS stock in the last two years include Charles E Phillips Jr, Frederick Terrell, and Nicole Seligman.
View insider buying and selling activity for ViacomCBS

How do I buy shares of ViacomCBS?

Shares of VIAC 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is ViacomCBS's stock price today?

One share of VIAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.41.

How big of a company is ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS has a market capitalization of $18.11 billion and generates $27.81 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $3.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.01 on an earnings per share basis. ViacomCBS employs 23,990 workers across the globe.

What is ViacomCBS's official website?

The official website for ViacomCBS is www.viacbs.com.

How can I contact ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS'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]

This page was last updated on 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.