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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 -4.00% today. In the last week its performance is 1.35%, and 12.44% for the past quarter. Currently, Viacom, Inc., VIAB has a target price of 46.77, so today’s gain of -4.00% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.69%.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), has a market cap of 17240.31, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 91.20%.

At the current price of 41.75, it has a dividend yield of 3.68%, and its target price is 46.77. This is with a profit margin of 15.80%, and total debt/equity of 3.02. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has a P/E of 8.39, as well as a forward P/E of 10.06.

With a current EPS of 5.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.48%,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 1.76%.

Performance for the year is 11.76%. Since its IPO date on 12/5/2005, the total performance to date is 7.78%.

Volume today for Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), is 3419119, while its average volume is 3609.6. Whilst the total gain today was -4.00%, it did have a day high of -10.58%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.12%, and 2.45% for the month. The 52-week low for Viacom, Inc., VIAB has been 41.44%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.44%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.40%, and its return on assets is 9.20%. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has an operating margin of 24.80%. With a sales growth of 1.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Viacom, Inc., VIAB is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 2.69, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Viacom, Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.77, and the P/S is 1.32, along with a P/B of 4.21. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 89.79.

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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