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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 -0.31% today. In the last week its performance is 2.91%, and 5.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Viacom, Inc., VIAB has a target price of 47.33, so today’s gain of -0.31% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.35%.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), has a market cap of 18153.72, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 89.70%.

At the current price of 45.43, it has a dividend yield of 3.51%, and its target price is 47.33. This is with a profit margin of 17.10%, and total debt/equity of 3.22. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has a P/E of 8.18, as well as a forward P/E of 9.36.

With a current EPS of 5.57, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.14%,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 4.88%.

Performance for the year is -18.71%. Since its IPO date on 12/5/2005, the total performance to date is 12.93%.

Volume today for Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), is 605851, while its average volume is 3670.04. Whilst the total gain today was -0.31%, it did have a day high of -2.70%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.99%, and 3.14% for the month. The 52-week low for Viacom, Inc., VIAB has been 53.91%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.64%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.40%, and its return on assets is 10.00%. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has an operating margin of 27.30%. With a sales growth of -2.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Viacom, Inc., VIAB is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 2.96, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Viacom, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.68, and the P/S is 1.4, along with a P/B of 4.64. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 37.82.

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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