Last $82.81 USD
Change Today -0.33 / -0.40%
Volume 2.6K
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viacom inc-class a (VIA) Snapshot

Open
$82.97
Previous Close
$85.29
Day High
$82.98
Day Low
$82.71
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $89.64
52 Week Low
08/1/13 - $73.11
Market Cap
35.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
11.1K
EPS TTM
$5.25
Shares Outstanding
51.0M
EX-Date
09/11/14
P/E TM
15.8x
Dividend
$1.32
Dividend Yield
1.49%
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, apps, 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 200 TV channels, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel, and VIVA, as well as through hundreds of online, mobile, and app experiences. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies brands. It exhibits the motion pictures theatrically, and through download-to-own, download-to-rent, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, video-on-demand, pay television and subscription video-on-demand, broadcast television, basic cable television, and syndicated television. The company is headquartered in New York, New York. Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) operates independently of CBS Corporation as of December 31, 2005.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/14/13

viacom inc-class a (VIA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Not-In...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.5M
Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.5M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

viacom inc-class a (VIA) Key Developments

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. 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."

 

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