Last $85.44 USD
Change Today -0.76 / -0.88%
Volume 15.1K
VIA On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
NASDAQ GS
NASDAQ GS
Frankfurt
Frankfurt
As of 8:10 PM 07/11/14 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

viacom inc-class a (VIA) Key Developments

Viacom, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on July 1, 2014

Viacom, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.33 per share of Class A and B common stock from $0.30 per share. The increase will take effect beginning with the company's next quarterly dividend, payable on July 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 13, 2014.

Viacom Seeks Acquisitions

Philippe Dauman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB), said, "So, the UK is a strong market for us. We have a significant presence, over 20 channels existing. It was a unique opportunity that presented itself. We're always on the lookout -- have talked about potential acquisitions in the past. I have always said really the only areas we are looking at are international where they fit in strategically and IP like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles acquisition we made."

Viacom, Inc. Presents at The MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, May-15-2014 12:00 PM

Viacom, Inc. Presents at The MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, May-15-2014 12:00 PM. Venue: Le Parker Meridien, 119 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Philippe P. Dauman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Not-Independent Director.

Viacom, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 31, 2014; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Year 2014

Viacom, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $3,174 million compared to $3,135 million a year ago. Operating income was $872 million compared to $847 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $727 million compared to $747 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations was $511 million compared to $489 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to the company was $502 million or $1.13 per diluted share compared to $481 million or $0.96 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company $502 million or $1.13 per diluted share compared to $478 million or $0.96 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations attributable to the company was $482 million or $1.08 per diluted share compared to $481 million or $0.96 per diluted share a year ago. For the six months, the company's Revenue was $6,371 million compared to $6,449 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,832 million compared to $1,644 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $1,564 million compared to $1,465 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to the company was $1,049 million or $2.33 per diluted share compared to $954 million or $1.89 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company $1,049 million or $2.33 per diluted share compared to $948 million or $1.88 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations attributable to the company was $1,029 million or $2.29 per diluted share compared to $942 million or $1.87 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations was $1,068 million compared to $971 million a year ago. For 2014, the company is now forecasting a book tax rate of 33%, reflecting the mix of domestic versus international profitability.

Viacom and Tumblr Team Up to Deliver Co-Branded Campaigns for Top Shows and Events, Launching with the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in April

Viacom Inc. and Tumblr announced an exclusive partnership to deliver co-branded content campaigns during the 2014 Upfront Season for advertisers on Tumblr. The campaigns will combine Tumblr's suite of ad products with custom content developed for the Tumblr platform by Viacom. The content will connect to the most popular shows and events across Viacom's portfolio, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, Spike and more. The partnership will launch as early as the '2014 MTV Movie Awards,' before, during and after which MTV will post images, videos, animated .gifs and other interactive content to Tumblr that connects to the show. The content will showcase everything from 'Movie Awards' categories, presenters, nominees and winners, to its most over-the-top and buzzworthy moments and performances. The '2014 Movie Awards' will air live on April 13, 2014 at 9/8c on MTV.

 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup
Recently Viewed
VIA:US $85.44 USD -0.76

VIA Competitors

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Last Change
CBS Corp $61.35 USD -0.45
DISH Network Corp $65.84 USD +0.69
Thomson Reuters Corp C$39.51 CAD +0.16
Time Warner Cable Inc $148.88 USD +0.33
Yahoo! Inc $35.43 USD +0.50
View Industry Companies
 

Industry Analysis

VIA

Industry Average

Valuation VIA Industry Range
Price/Earnings 15.9x
Price/Sales 2.7x
Price/Book 8.3x
Price/Cash Flow 11.9x
TEV/Sales 1.2x
 | 

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact VIACOM INC-CLASS A, please visit . Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.