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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) which is in the industry Entertainment – Diversified, gaining 0.76% today. In the last week its performance is -0.11%, and 20.87% for the past quarter. Currently, Viacom, Inc., VIAB has a target price of 47.27, so today’s gain of 0.76% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.11%.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), has a market cap of 18153.73, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 90.40%.

At the current price of 45.09, it has a dividend yield of 3.58%, and its target price is 47.27. This is with a profit margin of 17.10%, and total debt/equity of 3.22. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has a P/E of 8.03, as well as a forward P/E of 9.1.

With a current EPS of 5.57, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.02%,Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 19.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 4.88%.

Performance for the year is -22.18%. Since its IPO date on 12/5/2005, the total performance to date is 10.90%.

Volume today for Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), is 1319349, while its average volume is 4089.67. Whilst the total gain today was 0.76%, it did have a day high of -3.43%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.19%, and 3.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Viacom, Inc., VIAB has been 52.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -22.30%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.40%, and its return on assets is 10.00%. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has an operating margin of 27.30%. With a sales growth of -2.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Viacom, Inc., VIAB is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 2.96, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Viacom, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.65, and the P/S is 1.4, along with a P/B of 4.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 37.82.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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