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Open
$85.35
Previous Close
$84.40
Day High
$85.35
Day Low
$84.51
52 Week High
03/18/14 - $89.30
52 Week Low
04/29/13 - $64.31
Market Cap
37.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
14.1K
EPS TTM
$4.99
Shares Outstanding
51.0M
EX-Date
03/12/14
P/E TM
17.0x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
1.41%
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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, 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 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

Northern & Shell Receives Bids For Channel 5 Broadcasting

Northern & Shell Plc has now received several bids for Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:BSY) and Discovery Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DISC.A) had made a joint offer for Channel 5 Broadcasting, while Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) has also taken part in the sale process, reported Irish Independent citing people familiar with the talks. However, Discovery Communications has dropped out of the bidding, reported Alliance News citing a person with knowledge of the matter. The report by Alliance News said that British Sky Broadcasting and Discovery Communications submitted an offer of approximately £350 million in the second round of bidding, far below the asking price. The reports also added that several other US media companies showed interest early on in the auction but have since exited the process. Mimi Turner, spokeswoman for Northern & Shell, said that Richard Desmond's company will evaluate the bids with advisers in the coming days.

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.

Viacom and Google Resolve Copyright Lawsuit

Google and Viacom jointly announced the resolution of the Viacom versus YouTube copyright litigation. This settlement reflects the growing collaborative dialogue between two companies on important opportunities. In connection with the resolution of the litigation, the companies issued the following statement: 'Google and Viacom jointly announced the resolution of the Viacom vs. YouTube copyright litigation. This settlement reflects the growing collaborative dialogue between its two companies on important opportunities, and it look forward to working more closely together'.

 

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