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How has Viacom, Inc. performed recently?

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17685.45. It is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 12.75, a forward P/E of 10.72 and EPS of 3.48. At a stock price of 44.31 (0.50%) it has a dividend yield of 1.81%.


EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by -23.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.52% and more long-term 6.21% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -11.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.40%.

For performance, Viacom, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.07%. For the last month performance for Viacom, Inc. is 3.36%. While the last quarter is 11.96% and half year, 24.05%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.53%.

The 52-week high for Viacom, Inc., is at -5.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.13%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.58% and 10.69% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.70%, and for the month it is 2.04%. Viacom, Inc., has a target price of 46.06.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.64, and for total debt/equity Viacom, Inc. has 2.76. The gross margin is 45.40%, while operating margin is 18.90%, the profit margin is 10.90%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 88.70%. Viacom, Inc. has a payout ratio of 34.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 399.13. The shares float is 355.46, with the float short at 2.92%, with short ratio coming to 2.66.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Viacom, Inc., get 6.10%, with its returns on investment at 12.40%. Return on equity is 33.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 46.06, 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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