VIA - Viacom, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
34.40
-0.65 (-1.85%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close35.05
Open35.05
Bid31.80 x 1200
Ask37.50 x 1400
Day's Range34.40 - 35.40
52 Week Range28.20 - 40.64
Volume129,220
Avg. Volume41,598
Market Cap12.518B
Beta0.91
PE Ratio (TTM)6.93
EPS (TTM)4.96
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.80 (2.38%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-14
1y Target Est78.00
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  • Why Mario Gabelli thinks you should own CBS and Viacom
    CNBC Videosyesterday

    Why Mario Gabelli thinks you should own CBS and Viacom

    Traders Josh Brown, Jim Lebenthal, Stephanie Link and Jon Najarian are joined by Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, to discuss media stocks. Gabelli recommends investing in CBS and Viacom.

  • Viacom CEO on OTT, future opportunities, CBS's Les Moonve...
    CNBC Videos10 days ago

    Viacom CEO on OTT, future opportunities, CBS's Les Moonve...

    Bob Bakish, Viacom president and CEO, sits down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss the future of the company and other opportunities they're looking at.

  • Bakish: I'm focused on moving Viacom forward
    CNBC Videos10 days ago

    Bakish: I'm focused on moving Viacom forward

    Bob Bakish, Viacom president and CEO, sits down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss the future of the company and other opportunities they're looking at.

  • CNBCyesterday

    Mario Gabelli, a major Viacom and CBS shareholder, wants the media giants separate for now

    Gabelli, the second-largest holder of Viacom voting shares, says he would not like to see a Viacom-CBS merger in the short term. After Les Moonves' departure from CBS earlier this month, some analysts feel a deal between Viacom and CBS could be more likely. Mario Gabelli, a major Viacom VIAB and CBS CBS shareholder, told CNBC on Friday he would like those media giants to remain separate in the short term.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Viacom Inc.
    Markit2 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Viacom Inc.

    Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding VIA is favorable, with net inflows of $2.95 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing.

  • Viacom taps new leaders for AwesomenessTV
    American City Business Journals2 days ago

    Viacom taps new leaders for AwesomenessTV

    The youth-skewing entertainment company has elevated executives Rebecca Glashow and Shelley Zimmerman to co-heads.

  • Benzinga2 days ago

    Viacom Is Making The Right Investments, Macquarie Says In First Bullish Turn On Telecom

    The bullish case for Viacom is viable now, as the company's investments in technology to collect quality consumer data that will drive a higher share of premium-priced ads, Nollen said in the upgrade note. Viacom's future success is predicated on a stabilization of subscribers — which isn't guaranteed — but management is making the right moves to create better carriage terms with its affiliates, Nollen said. Any prior merger talks with CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) are "evidently off the table as a forced acquirer," the analyst said.

  • All-New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys Rise To Retail Stores
    PR Newswire4 days ago

    All-New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys Rise To Retail Stores

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowabunga - the heroes in a half shell have returned with a whole new look! Playmates Toys announced today that its Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line will be available at major retailers starting October 1. As the longtime master toy licensee for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Playmates Toys developed this all-new product line based on Nickelodeon's brand-new animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which premiered on September 17, 2018.

  • Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group Announce New North American Tour Dates for PAW Patrol Live!; Tickets On Sale September 28
    PR Newswire5 days ago

    Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group Announce New North American Tour Dates for PAW Patrol Live!; Tickets On Sale September 28

    Join Everyone's Favorite Pups as They Embark on Two Adventures, PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" and PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure" MINNEAPOLIS , Sept. 18, 2018 ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Viacom strikes Nickelodeon deal with Netflix

    Viacom, owner of MTV and Paramount Pictures, has struck a deal to produce a new Nickelodeon series exclusively for Netflix, the latest move by chief executive Bob Bakish to push the company into a future beyond traditional television. While his peers have tried to battle streaming disrupters, Mr Bakish — installed two years ago by billionaire media titan Shari Redstone — is instead betting on co-operation.

  • Facebook Signs BBC for Watch Video Programming
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Facebook Signs BBC for Watch Video Programming

    Facebook (FB) has inked an agreement with the BBC (British Broadcasting Company) to air a weekly news show for its US-based Watch audience. Facebook Watch, or simply Watch, is Facebook’s online video service akin to Google’s (GOOGL) YouTube. Watch launched in the United States a year ago, and it began rolling out globally in August.

  • 'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office
    Associated Press6 days ago

    'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.

  • Do Options Traders Know Something About Viacom (VIAB) Stock We Don't?
    Zacks8 days ago

    Do Options Traders Know Something About Viacom (VIAB) Stock We Don't?

    Investors need to pay close attention to Viacom (VIAB) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

  • CBS board and management shake-up is a clear benefit for shareholders, analyst says
    MarketWatch9 days ago

    CBS board and management shake-up is a clear benefit for shareholders, analyst says

    Analysts at MoffettNathanson raised their stock price target for CBS Corp. to $65 from $58, saying the recent settlement between the company and controlling shareholder National Amusements Inc. would bring ‘clear structural benefits for CBS shareholders.’

  • Blue’s Clues Gets a New Host and a New Title!
    Business Wire9 days ago

    Blue’s Clues Gets a New Host and a New Title!

    Blue’s Clues & You to Be Hosted by TV Newcomer Joshua Dela Cruz…and Steve Gives a Big Thumbs Up! Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues has found a new pal for Blue in TV newcomer and Broadway actor Joshua Dela Cruz, and a brand-new title: Blue’s Clues & You. Dela Cruz will have a new generation of preschoolers searching for clues with the beloved energetic girl puppy Blue.

  • Why did CBS Chairman Les Moonves get such a face-saving #MeToo exit, and others didn’t?
    MarketWatch10 days ago

    Why did CBS Chairman Les Moonves get such a face-saving #MeToo exit, and others didn’t?

    On Sept. 9, CBS Chairman Les Moonves resigned, following accusations by 12 women of harassment and assault. Unlike television hosts Matt Lauer or Charlie Rose, he kept his job for several weeks after The New Yorker published the first of two articles on his alleged transgressions, which contained accounts from six accusers. Lauer and Rose were fired within days.

  • Investopedia10 days ago

    Why Viacom Can Rise 20% Even Without a CBS Deal

    Shares of entertainment behemoth Viacom Inc. ( VIAB), which has discussed merging with sister company CBS Corp. ( CBS), has the potential to rise 20% whether or not it merges with the giant TV network, according to a detailed story in Barron's. With Viacom's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert Bakish at the helm, the company is doubling down on optimizing the use of its TV assets in the next generation of streaming, while securing a turnaround from a years-long string of film failures, and earning a higher value for Viacom’s beaten down shares.

  • InvestorPlace10 days ago

    Viacom Stock Isn’t Cheap Enough on Its Own

    Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA,VIAB) unquestionably is cheap. The B shares of Viacom stock trade at barely seven times 2018 consensus EPS estimates. VIAB stock also has an attractive 2.76% dividend yield.

  • The Wall Street Journal10 days ago

    [$$] How CBS Can Win Without Moonves

    Parallels between Shari Redstone’s victory at CBS and her victory at Viacom in 2016 are helpful for thinking about CBS’s future.

  • CNBC10 days ago

    Viacom CEO to investors: Focus on our turnaround, not post-Moonves CBS deal speculation

    Viacom's Bob Bakish says "scale is valuable," but repeatedly deflects questions about the potential for a CBS deal. Following Les Moonves' exit at CBS, some analysts suspect a merger of Viacom and CBS could be more likely. Viacom VIAB CEO Bob Bakish said Wednesday on CNBC that he does think "scale is valuable," but he repeatedly deflected questions about whether a CBS CBS merger is anymore likely since Leslie Moonves was ousted at the network.

  • Business Wire10 days ago

    The BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2018 Return to the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater Saturday, October 6, 2018

    The BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2018 Will Premiere on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8PM ET/PT on BET Networks

  • Bloomberg11 days ago

    Top CBS Investor Says Company, Viacom Probably Can't Go It Alone

    Mario Gabelli, the biggest independent holder of voting stock in CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc., said that while the two companies could still merge, they may need partners to compete against larger, more-global bigger rivals. Both companies need to develop a worldwide direct-to-consumer strategy, Gabelli, the chairman and chief executive officer of Gamco Investors Inc., said in an interview. CBS may need a new leader with the programming prowess of CEO Les Moonves, who was ousted over allegations of sexual harassment.

  • Les Moonves’ ouster could pave way for CBS-Viacom merger
    American City Business Journals11 days ago

    Les Moonves’ ouster could pave way for CBS-Viacom merger

    National Amusements agreed not to propse a merger between CBS and Viacom “for at least two years,” but that doesn’t preclude the new board from doing so.

  • InvestorPlace11 days ago

    Moonves Leaving CBS Is 5 Years Too Late

    The removal of Les Moonves as CEO of CBS (NYSE:CBS) over sexual harassment is a big story today. But Moonves’ failures as CEO weren’t all sexual, and that should be a bigger story.

  • Moody's11 days ago

    CBS Corporation -- Moody's says CBS's separation agreement with Leslie Moonves is credit negative for the company; settlement with NAI credit positive

    Moody's Investors Service believes that CBS Corporation's (Baa2, stable) separation and settlement agreement with its Chairman and CEO, Les Moonves is credit negative for the company. With new additional misconduct allegations against him, Moonves has resigned effective immediately and his very large contractual severance is on hold pending the active investigations into the allegations.