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Viacom, Inc. (VIA)


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Previous Close 43.25
Open 43.35
Bid 0.00 x
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Day's Range 43.20 - 44.55
52 Week Range 33.88 - 50.81
Volume 73,145
Avg. Volume 57,558
Market Cap 16.34B
Beta 1.53
PE Ratio (TTM) 12.28
EPS (TTM) 3.62
Earnings Date N/A
Dividend & Yield 0.80 (1.85%)
Ex-Dividend Date N/A
1y Target Est 50.00
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  • Barrons.com 8 hours ago

    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.com 12 hours 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.

  • Reuters yesterday

    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.

  • The Wall Street Journal yesterday

    [$$] Paramount Pictures Gets a $1 Billion Infusion from China

    A $1 billion financing deal with two Chinese firms promises Viacom Inc.’s struggling Paramount Pictures some much-needed funds and a foothold in the world’s second-largest box-office market.

  • Reuters yesterday

    Paramount Pictures in $1 bln deal with China film companies

    Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio needed cash and stability as it attempts to grow. As part of the agreement, Shanghai Film Group and Huahua Media will finance a combined 25 percent of all Paramount's films for the next three years, with the option to extend it to a fourth year, according to a source familiar with the situation.

  • American City Business Journals yesterday

    Paramount strikes $1 billion deal with Chinese investors

    Five months after former Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman’s plan to sell almost half of Paramount Pictures to a Chinese company cost him his job, the Hollywood studio has signed a three-year deal worth a potential $1 billion with Shanghai Film Group Corp. and Huahua Media in Bejing. Under the agreement, which was finalized in November, the two Chinese companies will co-finance at least 25 percent of Paramount’s slate, including this weekend’s “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” starring Vin Diesel. Future titles covered by agreement include a thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Darren Araonofsky, “Ghost in the Shell” starring Scarlett Johansson, and the animated family film “Amusement Park” as well as future installments in the “Transformers” and “Mission: Impossible” franchises and new “Top Gun” and “World War Z” movies.

  • The Wall Street Journal 2 days ago

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    Sumner Redstone’s ex-girlfriend has asked a California court to appoint an independent doctor to assess his health and, if he lacks mental capacity, appoint a guardian for him, according to documents filed ...

  • Market Realist 4 days ago

    Mario Gabelli on Viacom: Potential Growth in the Media Sector

    Mario Gabelli discussed, in his recent CNBC interview, his top stock picks and top sectors.

  • Forbes 4 days ago

    Box Office: Ben Affleck, Martin Scorsese, And 'Monster Trucks' Flop Over MLK Weekend

    The outright winner among six "new" releases this weekend was 'The Bye Bye Man.'

  • 'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop
    Associated Press 5 days ago

    'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week.