Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) will announce its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, August 3rd.

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.20. Viacom had a return on equity of 32.00% and a net margin of 9.32%. The firm had revenue of $3.26 billion for the quarter. On average, analysts expect Viacom to post $3.70 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4.10 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) traded up 3.27% during trading on Thursday, reaching $41.05. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 72,361 shares. The company has a market cap of $16.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.57 and a beta of 1.45. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $39.42 and its 200 day moving average is $42.65. Viacom Inc. has a 12 month low of $36.25 and a 12 month high of $50.40.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 13th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.95%. Viacom’s dividend payout ratio is currently 26.40%.

Several research firms have issued reports on VIA. Rosenblatt Securities restated a “neutral” rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of Viacom in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Barrington Research reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Viacom in a report on Friday, May 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Viacom presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $43.80.

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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.

Earnings History for Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA)

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