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How has Viacom, Inc.:(NASDAQ:VIAB) performed recently?

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 15072.6. It is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 7.28, a forward P/E of 9.12 and EPS of 5.19. At a stock price of 37.74 (0.43%) it has a dividend yield of 2.12%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 19.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by -12.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 13.72% and more long-term -4.15% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -26.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.60%.

For performance, Viacom, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 3.23%. For the last month performance for Viacom, Inc. is -4.02%. While the last quarter is -11.82% and half year, 0.12%. Finally for the year, performance is -16.51%.

The 52-week high for Viacom, Inc., is at -26.77%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 28.57%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.20% and -6.25% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.18%, and for the month it is 3.72%. Viacom, Inc., has a target price of 43.97.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.69, and for total debt/equity Viacom, Inc. has 3.02. The gross margin is 48.20%, while operating margin is 24.80%, the profit margin is 15.80%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 91.40%. Viacom, Inc. has a payout ratio of 30.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 399.38. The shares float is 354.53, with the float short at 3.43%, with short ratio coming to 3.2.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Viacom, Inc., get 9.20%, with its returns on investment at 16.40%. Return on equity is 54.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 43.97, reached soon?

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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