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Last $56.77 USD
Change Today +0.16 / 0.28%
Volume 2.4K
As of 10:24 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

viacom inc-class a (VIA) Snapshot

Open
$56.60
Previous Close
$56.61
Day High
$56.87
Day Low
$56.60
52 Week High
07/31/14 - $84.93
52 Week Low
07/27/15 - $55.83
Market Cap
22.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
72.1K
EPS TTM
$5.61
Shares Outstanding
50.4M
EX-Date
06/11/15
P/E TM
10.1x
Dividend
$1.60
Dividend Yield
2.46%
Current Stock Chart for VIACOM INC-CLASS A (VIA)

viacom inc-class a (VIA) 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 a (VIA) 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 a (VIA) Key Developments

Viacom Inc. Appoints Alex Berkett as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Viacom Inc. announced the appointment of Alex Berkett to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In this role, Berkett will lead the company’s global corporate development and mergers and acquisitions functions. Based in New York, he will report directly to Wade Davis, Chief Financial Officer of Viacom. As Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Berkett will identify and develop growth opportunities for Viacom and its brands, including partnerships, acquisitions, investments and joint ventures. He will also work closely with senior executives across the company to advise on and lead deal negotiations. Berkett joins Viacom from Townsquare Media. At Townsquare, he served as Executive Vice President, responsible for corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, investor relations and a variety of other senior functions.

Viacom Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Thrillist Media

Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) is known to have held discussions to acquire Thrillist Media Group, Inc. Thrillist’s Chief Executive Officer, Ben Lerer has been looking to sell the company or raise money for some time, and has had repeated discussions with Viacom, according to sources familiar with both companies

Viacom Repotedly Ends Talks To Acquire Funny or Die

Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) is known to have ended talks regarding in the acquisition of Funny or Die Inc., recode.net reported. Viacom had been interested in acquiring the company earlier in 2015.

 

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Price/Earnings 13.3x
Price/Sales 1.6x
Price/Book 9.8x
Price/Cash Flow 9.8x
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