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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 17676.94. It is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 7.83, a forward P/E of 9.09 and EPS of 5.57. At a stock price of 43.96 (0.71%) it has a dividend yield of 3.67%.

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 10.16% and more long-term 4.56% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 679.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.50%.

For performance, Viacom, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -4.17%. For the last month performance for Viacom, Inc. is 5.10%. While the last quarter is 6.32% and half year, 1.77%. Finally for the year, performance is -19.24%.

The 52-week high for Viacom, Inc., is at -20.10%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 48.93%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.15% and 4.55% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.96%, and for the month it is 2.78%. Viacom, Inc., has a target price of 48.27.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.96, and for total debt/equity Viacom, Inc. has 3.22. The gross margin is 50.50%, while operating margin is 27.30%, the profit margin is 17.10%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 0.80%, with instituitional ownership at 89.70%. Viacom, Inc. has a payout ratio of 28.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 404.97. The shares float is 353.37, with the float short at 4.42%, with short ratio coming to 4.46.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Viacom, Inc., get 10.00%, with its returns on investment at 16.40%. Return on equity is 63.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 48.27, 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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