VIA - Viacom Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
-0.13 (-0.39%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close33.46
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 900
Day's Range33.08 - 33.42
52 Week Range27.01 - 38.00
Avg. Volume34,730
Market Cap11.67B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.31
PE Ratio (TTM)8.33
EPS (TTM)4.00
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.80 (2.31%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-03-14
1y Target Est78.00
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  • Reuters3 days ago

    Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion - sources

    The counter offer was made by the film studio behind the Hunger Games movies after CBS made an informal $5 billion bid for the cable network, the sources said. CBS's informal offer was made by Joseph Ianniello, the interim chief executive officer of CBS, about six weeks ago and Lions Gate Entertainment sought a higher valuation, the sources said. The approach underscores the scope of CBS's ambitions to compete more aggressively in a world in which it is squeezed by deep-pocketed tech companies on one side and rapidly consolidating peers on the other.

  • The World's Top 10 Entertainment Companies (CMCSA, CBS)
    Investopedia3 days ago

    The World's Top 10 Entertainment Companies (CMCSA, CBS)

    Take a look at the world's top 10 entertainment companies, spanning the movie, television, cable television, gaming, and streaming video sectors.

  • Why Lions Gate Entertainment's Stock Is Soaring Today
    Motley Fool3 days ago

    Why Lions Gate Entertainment's Stock Is Soaring Today

    Rumor has it that a major media company might want to buy the Starz property for a cool $5 billion -- and that Lions Gate turned the offer down in search of more money.

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    PR Newswire4 days ago

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  • Nickelodeon Heads to The ATL for Slime City--First-Ever Immersive Slime Experience, Opening June 15 for Limited Time Only
    Business Wire5 days ago

    Nickelodeon Heads to The ATL for Slime City--First-Ever Immersive Slime Experience, Opening June 15 for Limited Time Only

    Nickelodeon is giving kids and families the chance to see, feel and get doused in its iconic green goo at Slime City, the brand’s first-ever pop-up experience dedicated to all things slime. Opening in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, GA, on Saturday, June 15, and running through September, fans will have the opportunity to create their own gooey slime concoction and receive Nickelodeon’s ultimate honor– getting slimed! The installation will take visitors on an experiential slime-filled adventure throughout a unique 20,000 square-foot space that features an array of insta-worthy, slime-tastic moments for kids of all ages. Tickets will be available on, where visitors can also sign up for Slime City updates.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents6 days ago

    Edited Transcript of VIAB earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-19 12:30pm GMT

    Q2 2019 Viacom Inc Earnings Call

  • Business Wire6 days ago

    Vital Information! Nickelodeon Sets All That Premiere Date--Saturday, June 15, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT), Featuring Performance by Grammy® Nominated Multiplatinum Powerhouse Trio Jonas Brothers!

    Nickelodeon’s brand-new version of its legendary sketch comedy series, All That, returns on Saturday, June 15, at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), with an all new cast and performance by Grammy® nominated multiplatinum powerhouse Jonas Brothers. The premiere also features appearances from legacy cast members Kel Mitchell, Lori Beth Denberg and Josh Server, who helped make the original series a 90s icon for an entire generation of kids.

  • Markit7 days ago

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

    Viacom Inc NASDAQ/NGS:VIAView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is expanding Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for VIA with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold VIA had net inflows of $22 million over the last one-month. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | PositiveAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Services sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | PositiveThe current level displays a positive indicator. Although VIA credit default swap spreads are rising, indicating the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness, they remain among the lowest levels seen during the last three years.Please send all inquiries related to the report to and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • looks beyond Ryan ToysReview with new talent deals
    American City Business Journals8 days ago looks beyond Ryan ToysReview with new talent deals

    In addition, has launched three new shows by existing partners HobbyKids, JillianTube and EvanTube.

  • Benzinga8 days ago

    Will Pluto, Other Digital Investment Help Viacom?

    Viacom, Inc . (NASDAQ: VIAB ) shares were down on Monday after a mixed earnings report that also kept analysts lukewarm on the stock, though hopeful for a stronger second half of the year. Viacom on Friday ...

  • TheStreet.com9 days ago

    Stocks End Green as Trump Says Trade Talk Will Continue

    broke its IPO, closing at $41.57 a share, more than $3 below its initial public offering price of $45. declined in daily trading 2% as investors are worried that the world's biggest tech company could find itself a target of Beijing's reprisals to Trump's decision on tariffs. fell after posting stronger-than-expected first-quarter earnings as higher prices for worldwide hotel rooms offset flat revenue growth.

  • Viacom Inc (VIAB) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
    Motley Fool10 days ago

    Viacom Inc (VIAB) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

    VIAB earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.

  • Stocks close higher as U.S. touts trade talks with China as ‘constructive’
    MarketWatch10 days ago

    Stocks close higher as U.S. touts trade talks with China as ‘constructive’

    U.S. stocks claw back from early losses to close higher Friday after key negotiators cast a positive glow on trade talks.

  • Viacom Earnings: VIAB Stock Ticks Higher on Q2 Beat
    InvestorPlace11 days ago

    Viacom Earnings: VIAB Stock Ticks Higher on Q2 Beat

    Viacom earnings for the company's fiscal second quarter of 2019 have VIAB stock up on Friday.Source: Shutterstock Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA,VIAB) reported earnings per share of 95 cents for its fiscal second quarter of the year. This is better than the company's earnings per share of 92 cents from the same period of the year prior. It was also good news for VIAB stock by coming in above Wall Street's earnings per share estimate of 80 cents for the quarter.The Viacom earnings report for its fiscal second quarter of 2019 includes net income of $363.00 million. This is an increase over the company's net income of $256.00 million reported in its fiscal second quarter of 2018.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsOperating income reported in the Viacom earnings release for its fiscal second quarter of the year comes in at $573.00 million. That's up from the company's operating income of $456 million reported during the same time last year.Viacom earnings for its fiscal second quarter of 2019 also have revenue coming in at $2.96 billion. This is a drop from the mass media company's revenue of $3.15 billion reported in its fiscal second quarter of the previous year. This also has it missing analysts' revenue estimate of $3.06 billion for the period, but that wasn't dropping VIAB stock today. * 7 Cloud Stocks to Buy on Overcast Days There are a couple of reasons for the drop in revenue in the most recent Viacom earnings report. The first is that the company saw its Filmed Entertainment revenue drop 1% from last year. It attributes this to lower lower licensing revenues. The second is Media Networks revenue being down 7%, which is for a variety of reasons.VIAB stock was up 1% as of Friday afternoon. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Cloud Stocks to Buy on Overcast Days * 6 Stable Stocks Worth Buying for Protection * 5 Active Vanguard Funds That You Have to Own As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.Compare Brokers The post Viacom Earnings: VIAB Stock Ticks Higher on Q2 Beat appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • Reuters11 days ago

    Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee'

    By Vibhuti Sharma (Reuters) - Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" ...

  • Viacom charges AT&T lower rates for channels in favor of overall growth
    American City Business Journals11 days ago

    Viacom charges AT&T lower rates for channels in favor of overall growth

    Viacom has agreed to take less money for its channels in hopes that it will spur long-term growth. The New York-based media company (NASDAQ: VIA) agreed to terms earlier this year with AT&T (NYSE: T) that will see it collect smaller payments from AT&T to carry its channels, according to The Wall Street Journal. In return, Viacom will see annual rate increases during the multiyear deal and now has a advertising partnership with AT&T,  which is parent company to DirecTV.

  • Barrons.com11 days ago

    Viacom’s Revenue Disappointed Wall Street, but the Stock Is Up

    The entertainment company, under pressure from cord-cutting, reported less revenue than expected, but cited potential gains from a new streaming service.

  • TheStreet.com11 days ago

    Viacom Tops Q2 Earnings Estimate Even as Ad and Affiliate Revenues Decline

    posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings Friday, but missed revenue forecasts as ad sales for the Comedy Central and MTV owner eased from last year's pace. Viacom said adjusted earnings for the three months ending in March, the company's fiscal second quarter, came in at 95 cents per share, up 3 cents from the same period last year but firmly ahead of the Street consensus forecast of 81 cents per share.

  • CNBC11 days ago

    Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Uber, Marriott, Viacom, Equifax, Zillow & more

    The hotel operator earned an adjusted $1.41 per share for the first quarter, 7 cents a share above estimates. Revenue missed forecasts, however, but Marriott said it was able to increase North American profit margins despite higher labor costs and modest revenue growth. Viacom VIAB — Viacom reported adjusted quarterly profit of 95 cents per share, beating the consensus estimate of 80 cents a share.

  • Associated Press11 days ago

    Viacom: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

    On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had net income of 93 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 95 cents per share. The owner of Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central ...

  • Reuters11 days ago

    Viacom's quarterly revenue misses as advertising sales decline

    (Reuters) - MTV and Comedy Central owner Viacom Inc missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Friday, weighed down by declines in domestic advertising sales. Net income attributable to Viacom ...

  • MarketWatch11 days ago

    Viacom Q2 profit tops estimates but revenue falls short

    Viacom Inc. said Friday it had net income of $363 million, or 90 cents a share, in its fiscal second quarter to end March, up from $256 million, or 64 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Adjusted per-share earnings came to 95 cents a share, ahead of the 81 cents FactSet consensus. Revenue fell to $2.958 billion from $3.148 billion, below the FactSet consensus of $3.052 billion. Paramount Pictures' revenue fell 1% to $730 million, media networks' revenue came to $2.267 billion. Shares were slightly lower premarket, but have fallen 6.7% in the last 12 months, while the S&P 500 has gained 5.4%.