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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 17131.39. It is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 8.28, a forward P/E of 9.93 and EPS of 5.19. At a stock price of 42.94 (0.07%) it has a dividend yield of 3.73%.

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 10.51% and more long-term 2.73% 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 -1.76%. For the last month performance for Viacom, Inc. is -4.22%. While the last quarter is 9.59% and half year, 33.41%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.58%.

The 52-week high for Viacom, Inc., is at -17.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 45.47%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.32% and 2.63% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.23%, and for the month it is 2.45%. Viacom, Inc., has a target price of 46.77.

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 0.80%, with instituitional ownership at 89.40%. Viacom, Inc. has a payout ratio of 30.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 399.24. The shares float is 353.99, with the float short at 3.66%, with short ratio coming to 3.63.

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 46.77, 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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