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Consensus recommendation

As of Sep 23, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 38 polled investment analysts covering Viacom, Inc. advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Nov 23, 2015. The previous consensus forecast advised that Viacom, Inc. would outperform the market.
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Share price forecast

The 32 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Viacom, Inc. have a median target of 44.00, with a high estimate of 65.00 and a low estimate of 34.00. The median estimate represents a 23.94% increase from the last price of 35.50.
High83.1%65.00
Med23.9%44.00
Low-4.2%34.00

Dividends

In 2015, Viacom Inc reported a dividend of 1.46 USD, which represents a 15.87% increase over last year. The 18 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.48 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 1.10%.
Div growth (TTM)15.87%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Aug 04, 2016, Viacom, Inc. reported 3rd quarter 2016 earnings of 1.05 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 33 analysts following the company and under-performed last year's 3rd quarter results by 28.57%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Nov 10, 2016.
Average growth rate-4.01%
Viacom, Inc. reported annual 2015 earnings of 5.44 per share on Nov 12, 2015.
The next earnings announcement from Viacom, Inc. is expected the week of Nov 10, 2016.
Average growth rate+9.67%
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Revenue history & estimates

Viacom, Inc. had 3rd quarter 2016 revenues of 3.11bn. This bettered the 3.00bn consensus of the 31 analysts covering the company. This was 1.60% above the prior year's 3rd quarter results.
Average growth rate+1.45%
Viacom, Inc. had revenues for the full year 2015 of 13.27bn. This was 3.74% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-1.12%
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