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viacom inc-class a (VIA) Snapshot

Open
$75.18
Previous Close
$74.07
Day High
$75.18
Day Low
$73.50
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $89.64
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $66.11
Market Cap
30.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
38.7K
EPS TTM
$5.53
Shares Outstanding
50.9M
EX-Date
12/11/14
P/E TM
13.3x
Dividend
$1.32
Dividend Yield
1.71%
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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, 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 a (VIA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-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 to Launch French Channel Nickelodeon 4Teen

Viacom will launch Nickelodeon 4Teen, a new French channel a new channel aimed at girls aged 8 to 12-14, on 19 November. Nickelodeon 4Teen will be carried by CanalSat and Numericable.

Viacom, Inc. Enters into Amendment to Revolving Credit Agreement

On November 18, 2014, Viacom Inc. entered into an amendment to its revolving credit agreement, dated as of October 8, 2010 (Credit Agreement) among Viacom, the subsidiaries of Viacom designated as borrowers from time to time thereunder, the lenders named therein, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, Citibank, N.A. and Bank of America, N.A., as syndication agents, and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Morgan Stanley MUFG Loan Partners, LLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as documentation agents. The third amendment modifies certain provisions of the Credit Agreement to, among other things, extend the maturity date of the credit facility from November 9, 2017 to November 18, 2019.

Viacom, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Ended September 30, 2014; Reports Impairment of Assets for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2014; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Viacom, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $3,991 million compared to $3,652 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,164 million compared to $1,107 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $1,008 million compared to $1,079 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $742 million or $1.72 per diluted share compared to $812 million or $1.68 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company was $732 million or $1.72 per diluted share compared to $804 million or $1.68 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $1,207 million compared to $1,213 million a year ago. Adjusted pre-tax income from continuing operations was $1,051 million compared to $1,074 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings from continuing operations amounts attributable to the company was $729 million or $1.71 per diluted share compared to $739 million or $1.55 per diluted share a year ago. For the year, the company's revenues were $13,783 million compared to $13,794 million a year ago. Operating income was $4,082 million compared to $3,836 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $3,514 million compared to $3,519 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $2,464 million or $5.43 per diluted share compared to $2,449 million or $4.86 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company was $2,391 million or $5.43 per diluted share compared to $2,395 million or $4.84 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $4,125 million compared to $3,942 million a year ago. Adjusted pre-tax income from continuing operations was $3,568 million compared to $3,514 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings from continuing operations amounts attributable to the company was $2,376 million or $5.40 per diluted share compared to $2,316 million or $4.68 per diluted share a year ago. The company produced approximately $2.6 billion in operating free cash flow or $5.84 of free cash flow per share. For the quarter, the company reported asset impairment of $43 million compared to $7 million a year ago. For 2015, the company is forecasting a book tax rate of 33%.

 

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