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Last €59.75 EUR
Change Today -0.043 / -0.07%
Volume 145.0
As of 5:53 AM 06/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

viacom inc-class b (VCX) Snapshot

Open
€59.08
Previous Close
€59.79
Day High
€59.78
Day Low
€59.08
52 Week High
04/15/15 - €66.78
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - €51.76
Market Cap
23.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
216.6
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
346.6M
EX-Date
06/11/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
€1.59
Dividend Yield
1.80%
Current Stock Chart for VIACOM INC-CLASS B (VCX)

viacom inc-class b (VCX) Details

Viacom Inc. operates as an entertainment content company in the United States and internationally. The company creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, consumer products, social media, and other entertainment content. It operates in two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products through approximately programmed and operated 230 TV channels, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Channel 5, Tr3s, Paramount Channel, and VIVA, as well as through online, mobile, and apps. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures, television programming, and other entertainment content and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies, and Paramount Television brands; and exhibits the motion pictures theatrically. The company also sells content through download-to-own, download-to-rent, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, video-on-demand, pay television and subscription video-on-demand, streaming, broadcast television, basic cable television, and syndicated television, as well as other exhibitors, such as airlines and hotels. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.

9,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/13/14

viacom inc-class b (VCX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.9M
Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.9M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

viacom inc-class b (VCX) Key Developments

Mediacom Communications and Viacom Renew Comprehensive Carriage Agreement

Mediacom Communications and Viacom announced the renewal of their distribution agreement for carriage of Viacom’s media networks across Mediacom’s national subscriber base. In addition to continued carriage of 19 popular Viacom cable networks and EPIX, Mediacom subscribers will have access to additional programming across devices, including a substantial increase in free VOD and expanded TV Everywhere functionality that allows viewers to watch Viacom programming both in- and out-of-home.

CBS Official Denies rumors About Possible Merger With Viacom

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) and Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) were rumored to be in possible merger talks. CBS Chief Executive officer, Les Moonves as refuting speculation about a potential merger between CBS and Viacom. He said, “The Board of Directors will decide the fate of this company. I would like to buy CBS. I’m not going to.” Les Moonves had reportedly explored his options in early 2015 with financiers for purchasing some or all of National Amusements, Inc.’ preferred shares in CBS. But he refuted that speculation and once again downplayed the possibility of CBS and Viacom merging. He further added, “They don’t want to be reunited with us, and we don’t want to be reunited with them.”

Viacom Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend for Class A and B Common Stock, Payable on July 1, 2015

Viacom Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 21% increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.40 per share of Class A and B common stock from $0.33 per share. The increase will take effect beginning with Viacom's next quarterly dividend, payable on July 1, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2015.

 

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