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Last $66.80 USD
Change Today -0.11 / -0.16%
Volume 2.3M
As of 8:10 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

viacom inc-class b (VIAB) Snapshot

Open
$66.95
Previous Close
$66.91
Day High
$67.28
Day Low
$66.66
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $89.76
52 Week Low
02/2/15 - $63.11
Market Cap
26.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.8M
EPS TTM
$5.61
Shares Outstanding
346.6M
EX-Date
06/11/15
P/E TM
11.9x
Dividend
$1.60
Dividend Yield
1.98%
Current Stock Chart for VIACOM INC-CLASS B (VIAB)

viacom inc-class b (VIAB) 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 (VIAB) 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 (VIAB) Key Developments

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.

Viacom, Inc. Presents at 43rd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, May-18-2015 08:40 AM

Viacom, Inc. Presents at 43rd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, May-18-2015 08:40 AM. Venue: The Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210, United States. Speakers: Philippe P. Dauman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-Independent Director.

Viacom, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 31, 2015; Expects Book Tax Rate for the Fiscal 2015

Viacom, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $3,078 million compared to $3,174 million a year ago. Operating income was $38 million compared to $872 million a year ago. Loss before provision for income taxes was $98 million compared to earnings before provision for income taxes of $727 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $53 million or $0.13 per diluted share compared to net earnings attributable to the company of $502 million or $1.13 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $822 million compared to $872 million a year ago. Adjusted pre-tax earnings were $686 million compared to $727 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to the company was $467 million or $1.16 per diluted share compared to $482 million or $1.08 per diluted share a year ago. For the quarter, the company generated $598 million in free cash flow compared to $524 million free cash flow last year. The increase in free cash flow in the quarter was principally due to lower cash taxes, partially offset by higher working capital utilization. For the six months, the company's revenues were $6,422 million compared to $6,371 million a year ago. Operating income was $973 million compared to $1,832 million a year ago. Earnings before provision for income taxes was $692 million compared to $1,564 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company $447 million or $1.09 per diluted share compared to $1,049 million or $2.33 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $1,781 million compared to $1,832 million a year ago. Adjusted pre-tax earnings were $1,500 million compared to $1,564 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to the company was $1,005 million or $2.44 per diluted share compared to $1,029 million or $2.29 per diluted share a year ago. For 2015, the company now forecasting a book tax rate of 31.8%.

 

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