Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, November 16th.
Viacom Inc. (VIA) opened at $30.15 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $12,305.76, a P/E ratio of 8.29 and a beta of 1.38. Viacom Inc. has a 12 month low of $28.20 and a 12 month high of $49.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.03, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.35.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.65%. Viacom’s dividend payout ratio is currently 21.98%.
Several equities analysts recently commented on VIA shares. UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective (down previously from $50.00) on shares of Viacom in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Citigroup Inc. lowered shares of Viacom from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Viacom presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $40.60.
Viacom Inc offers global media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences and other entertainment content. As of September 30, 2016, the Company offered its services for audiences in more than 180 countries.
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