Last $76.91 USD
Change Today +0.02 / 0.03%
Volume 1.4M
As of 8:10 PM 12/26/14 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
text size: T | T
Back to Snapshot
Company Description

Contact Info

1515 Broadway

New York, NY 10036

United States

Phone: 212-258-6000

Fax:

Viacom Inc. operates as an entertainment content company. The company connects with audiences in approximately 165 countries and territories. It creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications (apps), games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. Segments The company operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. Media Networks segment The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers. The company creates, acquires, and distributes programming and other content to audiences across multiple platforms, which allows audiences to engage and interact with its content in various ways: through traditional cable and satellite distribution, on connected TVs, PCs, tablets and other mobile devices, and using apps, browsers and other interfaces. Viacom Media Networks operates media networks businesses through four brand groups: Music, Nickelodeon, Entertainment and BET Networks. Viacom Media Networks and its international operations reach approximately 700 million households in approximately 165 countries and territories worldwide through 230 locally programmed and operated TV channels which include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Channel 5 (UK), Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, among others. Viacom Media Networks also provides extensive online, mobile and app experiences. Media Networks Properties Viacom Media Networks’ online properties collectively averaged approximately 62 million unique visitors per month domestically during the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Viacom Media Networks operates the international extensions of multimedia brands MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and SPIKE, as well as certain program services created specifically for international and/or non-English speaking audiences, such as the Paramount Channel and Colors in India through Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). In September 2014, VIMN acquired British public service broadcaster Channel 5. Music The Music group includes music, youth and young adult-oriented brands, content and services, which target varying portions of the 12 to 34 demographic, and Logo, its property for adult gays, lesbians and their families and friends. Principal properties in this group include: MTV MTV is a multimedia destination and content producer targeting the millennial generation. MTV offers content built around reality and scripted storytelling, music discovery and activism across television and social media, and connected and second screen experiences, including through the MTV app which features short-form videos and full episodes. In 2014, VIMN launched MTV-related channels in international markets, such as Hungary, Czech Republic and the Philippines. MTV’s online, mobile and app experiences feature an array of music, entertainment and pop culture content, including exclusive music performances, news, interviews and series. As of September 30, 2014, MTV.com averaged approximately 20.7 million monthly unique visitors and 61.8 million content video streams each month. As of September 30, 2014, MTV had a social footprint of approximately 202 million followers, with 177 million fans across all MTV Facebook pages and approximately 25 million followers across all MTV accounts on Twitter, Instagram, FourSquare, Tumblr, Vine, Pinterest and Snapchat. MTV-branded apps had been downloaded approximately 6.4 million times. MTV2 MTV2, MTV2.com and the MTV2 mobile app offer music and lifestyle destinations and experiences with content targeting male ‘millennials’ aged 12 to 34 and featuring original music, live-action sports and irreverent lifestyle programming. MTV2 reached approximately 80.2 million domestic television households in September 2014. In the quarter ended September 30, 2014, MTV2.com averaged approximately 400,000 monthly unique visitors and 1.7 million content video streams each month. As of

 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup
Recently Viewed
VIAB:US $76.91 USD +0.02

VIAB Competitors

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Last Change
CBS Corp $55.98 USD +0.28
Charter Communications Inc $168.17 USD +0.71
DISH Network Corp $72.71 USD +0.08
McGraw Hill Financial Inc $89.92 USD -0.78
Thomson Reuters Corp C$47.67 CAD +0.30
View Industry Companies
 

Industry Analysis

VIAB

Industry Average

Valuation VIAB Industry Range
Price/Earnings 14.2x
Price/Sales 2.3x
Price/Book 8.6x
Price/Cash Flow 10.6x
TEV/Sales 1.0x
 | 

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact VIACOM INC-CLASS B, please visit www.viacom.com. 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.