Viacom, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (VIA)

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 9th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Tuesday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 14th.

Shares of Viacom (VIA) traded down $0.33 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $38.67. 8,466 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 42,357. The company has a quick ratio of 1.14, a current ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.52. The stock has a market cap of $15,630.95, a P/E ratio of 7.73 and a beta of 1.31. Viacom has a 52 week low of $28.20 and a 52 week high of $49.00.

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $3.07 billion for the quarter. Viacom had a net margin of 15.49% and a return on equity of 26.28%.

VIA has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Rosenblatt Securities reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Viacom in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Loop Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 price target (down from $28.00) on shares of Viacom in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.00.

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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.

Dividend History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

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