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viacom inc-class a (VIA) Snapshot

Open
$69.42
Previous Close
$69.41
Day High
$69.42
Day Low
$68.66
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $89.64
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $66.11
Market Cap
29.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
49.3K
EPS TTM
$5.36
Shares Outstanding
51.0M
EX-Date
09/11/14
P/E TM
13.0x
Dividend
$1.32
Dividend Yield
1.82%
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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, 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 Announces Executive Appointments

Viacom has named Ross Martin to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Engagement for Viacom Media Networks. In his role, Martin will oversee Viacom Media Networks' corporate research, data, and creative strategy teams. Under his leadership, the company's Strategic Insights and Research and Data and Audience Development teams will align and collaborate to develop new systems and tools for audience measurement and engagement. Martin will continue to report to Rich Eigendorff, Chief Operating Officer of Viacom Media Networks, and lead the teams: cStrategic Insights and Research, led by Colleen Fahey Rush, Executive Vice President and Chief Research Officer; Data and Audience Development, led by Bill Ostroff, Executive Vice President; Catalyst creative services, led by Cheryl Family, Senior Vice President; Scratch, led by Anne Hubert, Senior Vice President. The company also appointed Kern Schireson to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Data Strategy and Consumer Intelligence. In his role, Kern will oversee the Strategic Insights and Research and Data and Audience Development teams, with a focus on developing new systems and tools for measuring content consumption across platforms.

Viacom Inc. Names Kern Schireson as Executive Vice President, Data Strategy and Consumer Intelligence

Viacom Inc. announced that it has appointed Kern Schireson to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Data Strategy and Consumer Intelligence. In his role, Kern will oversee the Strategic Insights and Research and Data and Audience Development teams, with a focus on developing new systems and tools for measuring content consumption across platforms. Schireson joins Viacom from Schireson Associates, a firm he founded in 2003.

Verizon Fios and Viacom Inc. Renew Carriage Agreement

Verizon and Viacom Inc. announced a comprehensive renewal of their FiOS carriage agreement, under which FiOS carries 25 of Viacom's networks, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, VH1, Spike, TV Land and CMT, in addition to Viacom joint venture services EPIX and Aapka Colors. Under the terms of the new agreement, Viacom joins a growing list of major programmers who have entered into ground-breaking, active user agreements with Verizon, granting national rights to distribute marquee content to Verizon Wireless customers. Additionally, Verizon FiOS customers will enjoy full access to all of Viacom's networks, live and on-demand, in and out of the home. Early next year, Verizon will enable live, out of home viewing of all of Viacom's channels via Verizon's FiOS Mobile app. FiOS customers can already access live feeds of most of the Viacom networks inside the home via the FiOS Mobile app. FiOS TV customers will also be able to access Viacom's authenticated TV Everywhere websites and apps and the company's complete selection of video-on-demand (VOD) programming across multiple platforms like smartphones and tablets. Additionally, Verizon FiOS will enable dynamic ad insertion in all Viacom TV Everywhere and VOD content. The deal also enables Verizon to launch innovative new TV packages to better match content packaging with consumer preferences.

 

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