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Viacom, Inc. (VIA)


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Previous Close43.25
Open43.35
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Day's Range43.20 - 44.55
52 Week Range33.88 - 50.81
Volume73,145
Avg. Volume57,540
Market Cap16.34B
Beta1.53
PE Ratio (TTM)12.28
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Dividend & Yield0.80 (1.85%)
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  • Barrons.comyesterday

    Viacom Gets the Boost It Needed

    Two Chinese companies are making a $1 billion investment in Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom. Paramount, the storied studio that produced Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the Indiana Jones series, has fallen on hard times. As recently as 2010, Paramount got 16% of the U.S. box office.

  • TheStreet.com2 days ago

    Viacom Gets to Keep Paramount but It Still Has to Make Hit Movies

    The media company will retain full control of Paramount Pictures after China's Shanghai Film Group and Huahua Media agreed to co-finance future films from the beleaguered Hollywood studio.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    China extends Hollywood push with $1 billion Paramount investment

    Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support as it attempts to grow. As part of the agreement, SFG and Huahua Media will finance a combined 25 percent of all of Paramount's films for the next three years, with the option to extend to a fourth year, a source familiar with the situation said. The deal comes as parent company Viacom focuses on a turnaround plan under new Chief Executive Officer Bob Bakish.