Viacom, Inc., VIAB is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Entertainment – Diversified in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Viacom, Inc., VIAB has a market cap of 17080.71. Since its IPO date on the 12/5/2005, Viacom, Inc., VIAB performance year to date is 5.38%. Today Viacom, Inc., VIAB has gained -0.56%, with a current price of 42.28.
Ownership of the company is 0.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 89.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 28.50%. Return of assets are at 10.00%, with return on investment at 16.40%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Viacom, Inc., VIAB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.96. While Total debt/equity is 3.22. With a profit margin of 17.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 50.50%, and operating margin of 27.30%. Viacom, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.
For the last year Viacom, Inc., VIAB has seen a EPS growth of -12.90%. A performance for the year of -2.87%. The 52-week high is -18.42%, and the 52-week low is 43.23%. The average volume for Viacom, Inc., VIAB is 1198586.
With a target price of 47.53, can Viacom, Inc., VIAB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Viacom, Inc., VIAB. Viacom, Inc. has a P/E of 7.63 and a forward P/E of 9.05. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.65. Viacom, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.31 and 4.33 respectively. For P/cash, Viacom, Inc. has a value of 35.58, while it is 14.52 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 42.28, Viacom, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.76%. We see a return on equity of 63.60%.
Looking more long-term Viacom, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.62%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.26% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -12.90% for this year and for the last five years a 19.70% growth has been seen.