VIAB - Viacom, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
27.49
-0.51 (-1.82%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close28.00
Open27.90
Bid27.48 x 100
Ask27.89 x 500
Day's Range27.45 - 27.92
52 Week Range22.13 - 36.65
Volume2,288,417
Avg. Volume3,178,300
Market Cap11.307B
Beta1.64
PE Ratio (TTM)5.49
EPS (TTM)5.01
Earnings DateMay 2, 2018 - May 7, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.80 (2.67%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-06-14
1y Target Est34.63
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  • 'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot
    Associated Press5 hours ago

    'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

    In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia! ...

  • Paramount Television President Amy Powell fired
    American City Business Journals2 days ago

    Paramount Television President Amy Powell fired

    The 14-year veteran of the studio has denied the allegations and is reportedly considering legal action.

  • Paramount TV ousts president Amy Powell over inappropriate comments
    American City Business Journals2 days ago

    Paramount TV ousts president Amy Powell over inappropriate comments

    The 14-year veteran of the studio has denied the allegations and is reportedly considering legal action.

  • Paramount Fires TV Chief Over Allegations of Insensitive Remarks
    Bloomberg3 days ago

    Paramount Fires TV Chief Over Allegations of Insensitive Remarks

    Paramount Television President Amy Powell, the executive behind such shows as “The Alienist” and “13 Reasons Why,” was ousted from the company over allegations that she made racially insensitive remarks. Jim Gianopulos, head of Paramount Pictures, said in a memo to staff that “multiple individuals came to us to raise concerns around comments made by Amy Powell in a professional setting.” After discussing the remarks with the Viacom Inc. division’s human-resources and legal teams, Paramount “made the decision to terminate Amy’s employment, effective immediately,” he said. Powell allegedly made the remarks during a discussion about the “First Wives Club” reboot, a project that features a mostly black cast, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

  • The Wall Street Journal3 days ago

    [$$] Paramount Fires President of TV Unit Over Remarks

    unit was fired Thursday for inappropriate remarks. Amy Powell, who ran the unit for five years, was let go because of comments “inconsistent with our company’s values,” said Paramount Pictures Chairman and Chief Executive Jim Gianopulos in a memo to the studio.

  • Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2018 Winners Release
    Business Wire3 days ago

    Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2018 Winners Release

    Motor-Sport Pioneer Danica Patrick Honored with Gold Slime Dousing for Legend Award

  • Investopedia3 days ago

    3 ETFs to Buy Following Net Neutrality Repeal

    Telecommunication conglomerates are set to benefit from the removal of net neutrality laws. Discover three ETFs to gain exposure to these companies.

  • CBS Directors Had Prior Talks on Contesting Redstone Control
    Bloomberg4 days ago

    CBS Directors Had Prior Talks on Contesting Redstone Control

    Some board members discussed the special dividend, designed to dilute the Redstones’ controlling interest, with Martin Lipton, the board’s veteran corporate lawyer, “any number of times over the years,’’ according to a Delaware Chancery Court filing. The filing indicates the clash between Les Moonves, CBS’s chief executive officer, and Shari Redstone, president of the controlling shareholder National Amusements Inc., over the fate of America’s No. 1 prime-time TV network has been brewing for years.

  • It was time for Viacom to invest in pocket.watch
    American City Business Journals4 days ago

    It was time for Viacom to invest in pocket.watch

    The New York media conglomerate has led a $15 million funding round in the digital media brand for kids.

  • The Wall Street Journal5 days ago

    [$$] PocketWatch Raises $15 Million to Entertain Kids

    PocketWatch Raises $15 Million to Entertain Kids PocketWatch Inc. has raised a $15 million Series B led by Viacom Inc., with participation from existing investors, including Greycroft and UTA Ventures.

  • Fortune5 days ago

    How Viacom Plans to Grow Again — As an Independent Company or Not

    CEO Robert Bakish discussed strategy at this year's Brainstorm Tech conference.

  • “Everything’s Back to Norman”: Nickelodeon and Paramount Players to Bring Rugrats Back for the Next Generation of Kids with an All-New TV Series and Feature Film
    Business Wire5 days ago

    “Everything’s Back to Norman”: Nickelodeon and Paramount Players to Bring Rugrats Back for the Next Generation of Kids with an All-New TV Series and Feature Film

    Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) flagship properties Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures announced today a relaunch of the iconic kids’ TV series Rugrats, with a 26-episode greenlight from Nickelodeon, and a live-action film featuring CGI characters from Paramount Players. Both the TV series and the movie will include new adventures with beloved characters Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica, and will also introduce a new world of characters.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Viacom Inc.
    Markit5 days ago

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

    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. Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Services sector is rising.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Viacom Inc.
    Markit5 days ago

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

    Short interest is low for VIAB 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. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding VIAB totaled $705 million.

  • Business Wire6 days ago

    MTV Announces 2018 “VMAs” Nominations

    CARDI B AND THE CARTERS LEAD NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2018 “VMAS”AIRING LIVE ON MTVMONDAY, AUGUST 20 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT FROM RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

  • Benzinga6 days ago

    'Convergence' Is Key: Credit Suisse Weighs In On The Telecom And Media Sector

    Credit Suisse analyst Douglas Mitchelson on July 11 initiated coverage on a slew of telecom and media stocks A theme central to all of the ratings was “convergence” between the two sectors — which companies are well-positioned and how are they going about it. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) initiated at Underperform, price target $29. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) initiated at Outperform, price target $58.

  • 'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles
    Associated Press7 days ago

    'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

  • Why Sinclair Broadcast Group Stock Gained 17.3% in June
    Motley Fool9 days ago

    Why Sinclair Broadcast Group Stock Gained 17.3% in June

    A major court ruling sent Sinclair Broadcast Group and much of the media industry soaring last month.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Viacom Inc.
    Markit9 days ago

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

    Short interest is low for VIAB 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.

  • Philo adds $40 million for live-TV skinny bundle
    American City Business Journals12 days ago

    Philo adds $40 million for live-TV skinny bundle

    Philo has one of the cheapest skinny bundles on the market, and the San Francisco-based live-streaming television service has raised another $40 million to get the word out about it. Existing investors AMC Networks, Discovery and Viacom led the Series C round, which brings the company’s total funding to more than $90 million. Philo has also launched on Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV, adding to a list of platforms that subscribers can use to access the service that already included Roku devices, desktop and web browsers, iPhones and Android devices via Chrome (with a native app coming soon), as well as more than 35 participating TV Everywhere apps.

  • Business Wire12 days ago

    Nickelodeon International and African Wildlife Foundation Premiere Wildlife Special to Inspire Kids to Help Endangered Animals

    Nickelodeon International’s Together For Good and African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) today launched their first collaboration: the Together for Good Wildlife Special, an educational mini-series created to inspire kids to raise awareness about endangered wildlife and empower them to become change-makers. In commemoration, Nickelodeon today also launched a Tanzania environment within its hit educational geography app, Dora’s Worldwide Adventure. “Our research shows that 73 percent of kids aged 6-11 think their age group has the potential to change the world for the better,1 and we want to give them the tools to do just that,” said Bradley Archer-Haynes, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Nickelodeon International.

  • MarketWatch13 days ago

    U.S. box office makes record $3.3 billion in second quarter as sequels pull in crowds

    Marvel’s “Avenger’s: Infinity War” and Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” were major contributors, with domestic grosses of $672.5 million and $439.7 million. U.S. box office revenues hit a record $3.3 billion in the second quarter, thanks to a strong run of blockbuster sequels and family-friendly films. Box office revenues from April to June are up 22.9% since the same time span last year, making the second quarter the largest quarter in cinema history.

  • CBS and Viacom Are Free to Explore Their Own Paths after Showdown
    Market Realist16 days ago

    CBS and Viacom Are Free to Explore Their Own Paths after Showdown

    The first half of 2018 was characterized by bickering between CBS (CBS) and Viacom (VIA) (VIAB). The Redstone family, which controls both broadcasting powerhouses through an entity known as National Amusements, has long expressed interest in merging them. In September 2016, National Amusements, whose chair is Shari Redstone, the daughter of media mogul Sumner Redstone, asked CBS and Viacom to explore a merger.

  • Why Viacom Is Closing Its Viva Channel in Germany
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Why Viacom Is Closing Its Viva Channel in Germany

    Viacom (VIA) (VIAB) is shutting down its music video channel Viva in Germany, ending the channel’s 25-year run. Axing Viva is expected to create room and free up time for Viacom’s Comedy Central channel to expand in German-speaking markets. Comedy Central and Viva currently share the same channel in Germany, where Comedy Central broadcasts for 12 hours from 2 PM to 2 AM and Viva broadcasts the rest of the time. Beginning in January next year, the Comedy Central channel will expand to 24-hour programming in Germany.

  • What the Amy Powell firing means for Paramount, Viacom
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    What the Amy Powell firing means for Paramount, Viacom

    Paramount TV president Amy Powell has been nfired over inappropriate comments. The announcement was made in a memo after multiple people came forward with concerns about comments Powell made on a call. What does this mean for Paramount and its parent Viacom? Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Pras Subramanian, Andy Serwer and Myles Udland discuss.