Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) will be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, November 16th. Analysts expect Viacom to post earnings of $0.86 per share for the quarter.

Shares of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ VIAB) opened at $24.72 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.03. Viacom Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $22.88 and a fifty-two week high of $46.72. The stock has a market cap of $10,009.49, a PE ratio of 6.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.86 and a beta of 1.54.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. Viacom’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.98%.

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Several research firms recently weighed in on VIAB. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Viacom from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Viacom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their target price on shares of Viacom to $25.00 and set a “sell” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Viacom in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Viacom in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $38.85.

Viacom Company Profile

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.

Earnings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)

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