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Viacom and Sony Corporation Announces Internet Distribution Agreement

Viacom and Sony Corporation announced a agreement for Sony's forthcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks at launch. The deal marks Viacom's first-ever agreement to provide its networks for an Internet-based live TV and video on demand service. Sony's cloud-based TV service will offer subscribers Internet-based live TV and video on demand from major programmers, including the following content from Viacom: At least 22 Viacom linear networks at launch, including BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, Spike, TV Land and VH1, BET Gospel, Centric, Logo, CMT Pure Country, MTV Hits, MTV James, mtvU, Palladia, TeenNick, Vh1 Classic and Vh1 Soul and all available HD. Authenticated access to hundreds of hours of programming on Viacom's TV Everywhere websites and apps.

Viacom, Inc. Presents at Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference, Sep-10-2014 01:15 PM

Viacom, Inc. Presents at Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference, Sep-10-2014 01:15 PM. Venue: Conrad New York: 102 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10281, United States. Speakers: Philippe P. Dauman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Not-Independent Director.

Viacom, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014

Viacom, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $3,421 million against $3,693 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,086 million against $1,085 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes were $942 million against $975 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $654 million against $666 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company were $610 million against $643 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to company were $611 million against $647 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share attributable to company from continuing operations were $1.40 per share against $1.32 per share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations attributable to company was $618 million against $635 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations was $1.42 per share against $1.29 per share a year ago. For the quarter, the company generated $571 million in operating free cash flow compared to $728 million last year. Decline in operating free cash flow in the quarter was due to higher cash taxes, which was primarily due to the sunsetting of provisions allowing for accelerated deductions related to domestic film and TV production expense. For the nine months, the company reported revenues of $9,792 million against $10,142 million a year ago. Operating income was $2,918 million against $2,729 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes were $2,506 million against $2,440 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $1,722 million against $1,637 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company were $1,659 million against $1,591 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to company were $1,660 million against $1,601 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share attributable to company from continuing operations were $3.73 per share against $3.20 per share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations attributable to company was $1,647 million against $1,577 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations was $3.70 per share against $3.15 per share a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the fourth quarter and full year 2014. For the quarter, the company continues to expect affiliate revenue to grow in the high-single to low-double digits for the full fiscal year. For the full year 2014, the company is now forecasting a booked tax rate of 32%, reflecting the mix of domestic and international profitability.

Viacom Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Both Class A and Class B Common Stock, Payable on October 1, 2014

Viacom Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per share on both its Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend will be payable on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2014.

Viacom, Inc. to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Aug 06, 2014

Viacom, Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results on Aug 06, 2014

 

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