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Viacom Inc (VIAB.O)

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About

Viacom Inc. offers global media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences and other entertainment content. As of September 30, 2016, the Company offered its services for audiences in more than 180 countries. The Company operates... (more)

Overall

Beta: 1.45
Market Cap(Mil.): $11,868.64
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 403.08
Dividend: 0.20
Yield (%): 2.78

Financials

  VIAB.O Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 7.31 94.27 19.18
EPS (TTM): 3.94 -- --
ROI: 8.50 6.92 10.87
ROE: 21.56 8.26 12.76

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee'

Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" and "What Men Want".

May 10 2019

CBS suspends CEO search, fuelling Viacom merger expectations

CBS Corp on Tuesday said it had suspended its search for a new chief executive and extended the role of its interim CEO Joseph Ianniello until the end of the year, renewing speculation the U.S. media company will seek to merge with peer Viacom Inc.

Apr 23 2019

UPDATE 1-CBS suspends CEO search, fuelling Viacom merger expectations

April 23 CBS Corp on Tuesday said it had suspended its search for a new chief executive and extended the role of its interim CEO Joseph Ianniello until the end of the year, renewing speculation the U.S. media company will seek to merge with peer Viacom Inc.

Apr 23 2019

Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up: sources

Viacom Inc's bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc's DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said.

Mar 22 2019

CORRECTED-Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up -sources

March 22 Viacom Inc's bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc's DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said.

Mar 22 2019

Apple aims for April launch of TV service with CBS, Viacom and Starz

Apple Inc is targeting an April event to introduce a streaming television service that will likely include subscription TV services from CBS Corp, Viacom Inc and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp's Starz among others as well as its own original content, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

Feb 13 2019

Apple aims for April launch of TV service with CBS, Viacom and Starz

Feb 13 Apple Inc is targeting an April event to introduce a streaming television service that will likely include subscription TV services from CBS Corp, Viacom Inc and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp's Starz among others as well as its own original content, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

Feb 13 2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Jan 23

Jan 23 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Jan 23 2019

Viacom will buy Pluto TV streaming service for $340 million

Viacom Inc said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business.

Jan 22 2019

Viacom will buy Pluto TV streaming service for $340 million

Jan 22 Viacom Inc said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business.

Jan 22 2019

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