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ViacomCBS Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.87 (-1.97 %)
(As of 05/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume90,736 shs
Average Volume237,697 shs
Market Capitalization$26.88 billion
P/E Ratio19.72
Dividend Yield2.17%
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About ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company worldwide. The company operates through TV Entertainment, Cable Networks, and Filmed Entertainment segments. The TV Entertainment segment distributes a schedule of news and public affairs broadcasts, and sports and entertainment programming; acquires or develops, and schedules programming on the CBS Television Network that includes primetime comedies and dramas, reality, specials, kids' programs, daytime dramas, game shows, and late night programs; produces or distributes talk shows, court shows, game shows, and newsmagazines; owns and operates 29 broadcast television stations; and operates CBS Sports Network, a 24/7 cable program service that provides college sports and related content, as well as streaming and cable subscription services. The Cable Networks segment creates and acquires programming for distribution and viewing on various media platforms, including subscription cable networks, subscription streaming, and basic cable networks. The Filmed Entertainment segment develops, produces, finances, acquires, and distributes films. The company was formerly known as CBS Corporation and changed its name to ViacomCBS Inc. in December 2019. ViacomCBS Inc. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Television broadcasting stations
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VIACA
Year Founded1971

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$27.81 billion
Cash Flow$26.13 per share
Book Value$21.61 per share


Net Income$3.31 billion




Market Cap$26.88 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

0.66 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

376th out of 572 stocks

Television Broadcasting Stations Industry

22nd out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 1.2Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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ViacomCBS (NASDAQ:VIACA) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 673,600 shares, an increase of 107.6% from the March 31st total of 324,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 294,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 4.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is ViacomCBS's next earnings date?

ViacomCBS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were ViacomCBS's earnings last quarter?

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ:VIACA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The company reported $1.52 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.23 by $0.29. ViacomCBS had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.58% and a net margin of 5.22%.
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How has ViacomCBS's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

ViacomCBS's stock was trading at $23.88 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VIACA shares have increased by 81.7% and is now trading at $43.38.
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How often does ViacomCBS pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, April 1st. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 12th.
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Is ViacomCBS a good dividend stock?

ViacomCBS pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%.
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Who are ViacomCBS's key executives?

ViacomCBS's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert Marc Bakish, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $22.83M)
  • Mr. Naveen Chopra, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47, Pay $3.75M)
  • Ms. Christa A. D'Alimonte, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52, Pay $3.77M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Nancy Ramsey Phillips, Exec. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 53, Pay $2.6M)
  • Ms. Doretha F. Lea, Exec. VP of Global Public Policy & Gov. Relations (Age 56, Pay $2.32M)
  • Ms. Jo Ann Ross, Pres & Chief Advter. Revenue Officer of ViacomCBS Domestic Advter. Sales
  • Ms. Katherine M. Gill-Charest, Exec. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Philip R. Wiser, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen D. Mirante, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Anthony Joseph DiClemente Jr., C.F.A., CFA, Jr., Exec. VP of Investor Relations

Who are some of ViacomCBS's key competitors?

What is ViacomCBS's stock symbol?

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

Who are ViacomCBS's major shareholders?

ViacomCBS's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (0.04%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.02%), CQS US LLC (0.02%), CQS US LLC (0.02%), Northern Trust Corp (0.01%) and MUFG Securities EMEA plc (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling ViacomCBS stock?

VIACA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Strs Ohio, UBS Group AG, Northern Trust Corp, V Wealth Advisors LLC, and The PNC Financial Services Group Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying ViacomCBS stock?

VIACA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CQS US LLC, CQS US LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Principal Financial Group Inc., Estate Counselors LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and HighTower Advisors LLC.

How do I buy shares of ViacomCBS?

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What is ViacomCBS's stock price today?

One share of VIACA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.38.

How much money does ViacomCBS make?

ViacomCBS has a market capitalization of $26.88 billion and generates $27.81 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does ViacomCBS have?

ViacomCBS employs 22,109 workers across the globe.

Does ViacomCBS have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of ViacomCBS: 365Gay LLC, 37th Floor Productions Inc., 38th Floor Productions Inc., 5555 Communications Inc., Aardvark Productions, Acquisition Group West LLC, Adoy LLC, After School Productions Inc., LLC, Air Realty Corporation, Air Realty LLC, All About Productions LLC, Animated Productions Inc., Artcraft Productions Inc., Atom Digital Inc., Atom Entertainment, August Street Films Limited, Awesomeness Inc., BET Acquisition Corp., BET Arabesque, BET Comic View II, BET Consumer Services, BET Creations, BET Development Company, BET Documentaries, BET Event Productions, BET Holdings LLC, BET Innovations Publishing, BET Interactive, BET International, BET Live from LA, BET Music Soundz, BET Oh Drama!, BET Pictures II, BET Pictures II Development & Production, BET Pictures II Distribution, BET Productions, BET Productions II, BET Productions IV, BET Productions V, BET ST LLC, BET Satellite Services, BET Services, BETN Theatre Ventures, BN Productions Inc., Babunga Inc., Beijing Yalian Online Network Technology Co. Ltd., Belhaven Limited, Bellator Sport Worldwide LLC, Benjamin Button Productions LLC, Beta Theatres Inc., Big Shows Inc., Bikini Bottom Holdings Inc., Bikini Bottom Productions Limited Liability Company, Black Entertainment Television LLC, Blackout Productions Inc., Bling Productions Inc., Blue Sea Productions, Blue/White Productions, Box Italy LLC, Box Worldwide LLC, Breakdown Productions Inc., Bronson Avenue LLC, Bronson Gate Film Management GmbH, CC Direct Inc., CMT Productions Inc., CVV (Japan) B.V., Caper Productions LLC, Capital Equipment Leasing Limited, Central Productions LLC, Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited, Channel 5 Interactive Limited, Cinematic Arts B.V., Cloverleaf Productions Inc., Columbus Circle Films LLC, Comedy Partners, Commerce Street Productions Inc., Country Music Television, Country Network Enterprises, Country Services Inc., Cradle of Life Productions LLC, Creative Mix Inc., DIGICO Inc., DM Holding Inc., DMS Holdco Inc., DT Investor Inc., DTE Films LLC, DW (Netherlands) B.V., DW Distribution L.L.C., DW Dramatic Television L.L.C., DW Films L.L.C., DW Finance L.L.C., DW Funding, DW Holdco LLC, DW International Distribution L.L.C., DW International Productions L.L.C., DW Internet L.L.C., DW Music Publishing L.L.C., DW Music Publishing Nashville L.L.C., DW One Corp., DW Project Development L.L.C., DW SKG TV L.L.C., DW Studios L.L.C., DW Studios Productions L.L.C., DW TV Finance I L.L.C., DW Television Animation L.L.C., DW Television L.L.C., DW Two Corp., DWTT Productions Limited, Danielle Productions LLC, Daza Productions Inc., Direct Court Productions, Eighth Century Corporation, Elevate Productions Inc., Emily Productions LLC, Express Lane Productions Inc., Failure To Launch Productions LLC, Famous Orange Productions Inc., Famous Players International B.V., Festival Inc., Films Paramount S.A.S., Futa B.V., Future General Corporation, GC Productions Inc., Game One SAS, Games Animation Inc., Games Productions Inc., Gladiator Productions L.L.C., Global Film Distributors B.V., Government Issue LLC, Gower Avenue Films Limited, Grace Productions LLC, Gramps Company Inc., Hard Caliche LLC, Hey Yeah Productions Inc., High Command Productions Limited, House of Yes Productions Inc., Hudson Street Productions, Ignite Media Brands Group Pty Limited, Imagine Radio, Invisions Holding B.V., Joseph Productions Inc., Jupiter Spring Productions Limited, KVMM LLC, King Street Productions Inc., Ladies Man Productions USA Inc., Last Holiday Productions LLC, Lisarb Holding B.V., Little Boston Company Inc., Long Branch Productions LLC, Long Road Productions, Louisiana CMT LLC, Louisiana RPI LLC, MAD Production Trucking Company, MDP Productions, MMA Holdco Inc., MTV Animation Inc., MTV Asia, MTV Asia Development Company Inc., MTV Asia Ventures (India) Pte. Limited, MTV Asia Ventures Co., MTV DMS Inc., MTV Games Inc., MTV Hong Kong Limited, MTV India, MTV NZ Limited, MTV Networks, MTV Networks Africa (Pty) Limited, MTV Networks Argentina LLC, MTV Networks Argentina S.R.L., MTV Networks Canada, MTV Networks Colombia S.A.S., MTV Networks Company, MTV Networks Enterprises Inc., MTV Networks Europe, MTV Networks Europe LLC, MTV Networks Global Services Inc., MTV Networks Holdings SARL, MTV Networks Latin America Inc., MTV Networks MENA FZ-LLC, MTV Networks Music Productions Inc., MTV Networks On Campus Inc., MTV Networks Sarl, MTV Networks de Mexico, MTV Networks s.r.o., MTV Ownership (Portugal), MTV Russia Holdings Inc., MTV S.A., MTV Songs Inc., MTV Taiwan LDC, MTVBVI Inc., MTVN Direct Inc., MTVN Online Partner I Inc., MTVN Social Gaming Inc., MTVNE Services Limited, MTVi Group Inc., Magical Motion Pictures Inc., Magicam Inc., Marathon Holdings Inc., Mattalex Two LLC, Meadowland Parkway Associates, Melange Pictures LLC, Michaela Productions Inc., MonkeyWurks LLC, MoonMan Productions Inc., Music by Nickelodeon Inc., Music by Video Inc., N.V. Broadcasting (Canada) Inc., NM Classics Inc., NP Domains Inc., NV International, Netherlands Management Services LLC, Netherlands Overseas LLC, Neutronium Inc., New 38th Floor Productions Inc., New Country Services Inc., New Creative Mix Inc., New Games Productions Inc., New International Mix Inc., New Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc., New Not Before 10AM Productions Inc., New Open Door Productions Inc., New Pop Culture Productions Inc., New Remote Productions Inc., Newdon Productions, Nick at Nite's TV Land Retromercials Inc., Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc., Nickelodeon Asia Holdings Pte Ltd, Nickelodeon Australia, Nickelodeon Australia Inc., Nickelodeon Australia Management Pty Ltd., Nickelodeon Brasil Inc., Nickelodeon Direct Inc., Nickelodeon Global Network Ventures Inc., Nickelodeon Huggings U.K. Limited, Nickelodeon India Pvt Ltd, Nickelodeon International Limited, Nickelodeon Magazines Inc., Nickelodeon Movies Inc., Nickelodeon Notes Inc., Nickelodeon Online Inc., Nickelodeon U.K. Limited, Nickelodeon UK Holdings LLC, Nickelodeon Virtual Worlds LLC, Night Falls Productions Inc., Noggin LLC, Not Before 10am Productions Inc., OHBWAY Investco Inc., OOO VIMN Holdings Vostok, OOO VIMN Media Vostok, On Second Thought Productions Inc., On-Site Productions Inc., Open Door Productions Inc., Outdoor Entertainment, Override Pictures LLC, PPC Film Management GmbH, PPG Holding 5 B.V., PPG Holding 95 B.V., PT MTV Indonesia, ParaUSD Singapore Pte. Ltd., Paramount British Pictures Limited, Paramount Channel Espana, Paramount China B.V., Paramount Digital Entertainment Inc., Paramount Films of China Inc., Paramount Films of India Ltd., Paramount Films of Southeast Asia Inc., Paramount Home Entertainment (Australasia) Pty Limited, Paramount Home Entertainment (Brazil) Limitada, Paramount Home Entertainment (France) S.A.S., Paramount Home Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, Paramount Home Entertainment (Italy) SRL, Paramount Home Entertainment (Mexico) S. de R.L. de C.V., Paramount Home Entertainment (Mexico) Services S. de R.L. de C.V., Paramount Home Entertainment (UK), Paramount Home Entertainment Distribution Inc., Paramount Home Entertainment Inc., Paramount Home Entertainment International (Holdings) B.V., Paramount Home Entertainment International B.V., Paramount Home Entertainment International Limited, Paramount Images Inc., Paramount International (Netherlands) B.V., Paramount Japan G.K., Paramount LAPTV Inc., Paramount Latin America SRL, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Movie and TV Program Planning (Beijing) Co., Paramount NMOC LLC, Paramount Overseas Productions, Paramount Pictures Australia Pty., Paramount Pictures Brasil Distribuidora de Filmes Ltda, Paramount Pictures China Limited, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Paramount Pictures Corporation (Canada) Inc., Paramount Pictures Entertainment Canada ULC, Paramount Pictures France Sarl, Paramount Pictures Germany GmbH, Paramount Pictures International Limited, Paramount Pictures Louisiana Production Investments II LLC, Paramount Pictures Louisiana Production Investments III LLC, Paramount Pictures Louisiana Production Investments LLC, Paramount Pictures Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Paramount Pictures NZ, Paramount Pictures Services UK, Paramount Pictures UK, Paramount Poland sp. z.o.o., Paramount Production Support Inc., Paramount Productions Service Corporation, Paramount Spain S.L.U., Paramount Sweden AB, Paramount Worldwide Productions Inc., Park Court Productions, Peanut Worm Productions Inc., Peppercorn Productions, Pet II Productions Inc., Pluto TV, Pop Channel Productions Inc., Pop Culture Productions Inc., Pop Toons Inc., Premiere House, Prime Directive Productions Inc., International LLC, LLC, Red Devs LLC, Remote Productions Inc., SFI Song Company, SKG Louisiana L.L.C., SKG Music L.L.C., SKG Music Nashville Inc., SKG Music Publishing L.L.C., SKG Productions L.L.C., SKG Studios Canada Inc., Sammarnick Insurance Corporation, Screenlife LLC, Screenlife Licensing, See Yourself Productions Inc., Servicios Para Empresas de Entretenimiento, Show Pants LLC, Social Project LLC, South Park Digital Studios LLC, Spelling Films Inc., Spelling Films Music Inc., Spelling Pictures Inc., Spike Cable Networks Inc., Spike Digital Entertainment LLC, Springy Productions Pty. Limited, Stepdude Productions LLC, Study Hall Films Inc., Sunday Best, Superstar Productions USA Inc., TNN Classic Sessions, TNN Productions, Talent Court Productions, The Box Holland B.V., The Paramount UK Partnership, Thinner Productions, Thunder, Timeline Films Inc., Top Up TV 1 Limited, Tunes by Nickelodeon Inc., Turnip Productions LLC, UE Site Acquisition LLC, URGE PrePaid Cards Inc., Untitled Productions II LLC, Untitled Science LLC, Uptown Productions Inc., VIMN Advertising and Brand Solutions S.r.l., VIMN Argentina Limited, VIMN Australia Pty Limited, VIMN Belgium BvbA, VIMN CP Services, VIMN CP Services (UK) Limited, VIMN CP Serviços (Brasil) Ltda., VIMN Finance B.V., VIMN Finance Holding (UK) Ltd, VIMN Germany GmbH, VIMN Netherlands B.V., VIMN Netherlands Holding B.V., VIMN Nordic AB, VIMN Poland sp. z o.o., VIMN Polska B.V., VIMN Russia C.V., VIMN Singapore Pte. Ltd., VIMN Switzerland AG, VIVA Media GmbH, VMN Digital Inc., VMN Noord LLC, Viacom (Deutschland) Beteiligungen GmbH, Viacom Alto Finance C.V., Viacom Alto Overseas C.V., Viacom Animation of Korea Inc., Viacom Asia (Beijing) Advertising and Media Co. Ltd., Viacom Asia Inc., Viacom Brand Solutions Limited, Viacom Caledonia LP, Viacom Camden Lock Inc., Viacom Camden Lock Limited, Viacom Canadian Productions Holdings Inc., Viacom Domains Limited, Viacom Global Hungary Kft., Viacom Global Limited, Viacom Global Services Inc., Viacom Hearty Ha!Ha! LLC, Viacom Holdings Germany LLC, Viacom Holdings Italia S.r.l., Viacom International Administration Inc., Viacom International Hungary Kft., Viacom International Inc., Viacom International Inc. Political Action Committee Corporation, Viacom International Media Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Viacom International Media Networks España S.L., Viacom International Media Networks Italia S.r.l., Viacom International Media Networks Nigeria Limited, Viacom International Services Inc., Viacom International Studios Inc., Viacom Limited (NZ), Viacom Limited (UK), Viacom Netherlands Coöperatief U.A., Viacom Netherlands Management LLC, Viacom Networks Brasil Programacao Televisiva E Publicidade Ltda., Viacom Networks Europe Inc., Viacom Networks Italia Limited, Viacom Networks Japan G.K, Viacom Networks Japan K.K., Viacom Notes Inc., Viacom Overseas Finance C.V., Viacom Overseas Holdings C.V., Viacom Realty Corporation, Viacom Songs Inc., Viacom Sterling Finance C.V., Viacom Subsidiary Management Corp., Viacom Telecommunications LLC, Viacom Tunes Inc., Viacom Ventures B.V., Viacom Ventures Inc., Vidcon, WhoSay, Wilshire Court Productions LLC, World Sports Enterprises, Worldwide Productions, Wuthering Heights CA Productions Inc., Yellams, Z+ Holding Asset Management Ltd., Zarina 99 Vermogensverwaltungs GmbH, Zoo Films LLC, Zukor LLC, and

When was ViacomCBS founded?

ViacomCBS was founded in 1971.

What is ViacomCBS's official website?

The official website for ViacomCBS is

Where are ViacomCBS's headquarters?

ViacomCBS is headquartered at 51 WEST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10019.

How can I contact ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS's mailing address is 51 WEST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10019. The company can be reached via phone at 212-258-6000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by Staff
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