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About the company

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 through two segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content for audiences The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for advertisers, content distributors and retailers. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures, television programming and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Animation, Insurge Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films and Paramount Television brands.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)12.49bn
  • Net income in USD1.44bn
  • Incorporated2005
  • Employees9.30k
  • Location
    Viacom Inc1515 BroadwayNEW YORK 10036-8901United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 258-6000Fax+1 (302) 636-5454
  • Websitehttp://www.viacom.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VIAB:NSQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Television Federal SAAnnounced15 Nov 201615 Nov 2016Announced-5.84%345.00m
Soul Train Holdings LLCDeal completed04 Apr 201604 Apr 2016Deal completed-11.12%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Dec 06 2016 15:48 GMT.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
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(5 yr growth rate)
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc3.09bn124.31m3.23bn970.0026.142.068.721.041.271.2731.5016.100.6421--54.023,189,286.002.58--2.93--61.56--4.02----5.250.5544--9.33--62.87------
Regal Entertainment Group3.23bn171.50m3.44bn25.92k20.07--8.641.071.091.0920.63-5.501.3262.4479.14124,742.407.024.818.235.9461.3761.055.314.060.70556.481.59137.934.592.1845.2714.6013.544.10
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)2.65bn35.39m3.45bn795.00107.244.0274.431.300.21670.216717.415.780.72441.142.893,339,406.000.75363.960.83624.4938.0245.181.044.88---3.950.608717.65-2.188.20-72.38--46.24--
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.2.93bn234.66m4.47bn3.67k18.973.6610.081.532.032.0325.2710.510.7116102.3339.37797,673.905.784.466.344.9449.7649.298.136.711.769.080.620862.348.595.9112.708.3016.275.92
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.1.03bn185.86m4.67bn2.03k25.332.3717.204.551.821.8210.0119.430.46177.2111.57505,289.708.3910.439.3111.6089.3890.3618.1721.543.49--0.0048.465.681.312.46-9.6836.18--
Image Chain Group Limited Inc1.48m-6.23m5.14bn----3,888.65--3,469.15-0.0502-0.05020.00530.00340.7353-------309.23---938.32--34.13---420.58--1.23--0.00-------1,969.56------
Discovery Communications Inc.6.47bn732.00m10.70bn7.00k15.382.073.761.651.781.7810.3613.210.4074--4.17924,428.607.157.738.218.7062.4968.1617.5419.94--5.680.59460.002.0611.53-9.501.3316.02--
Viacom, Inc.12.49bn1.44bn14.73bn9.30k10.153.408.701.183.613.6131.3710.770.55948.204.531,342,796.006.599.458.0411.5146.4849.5911.7816.021.005.160.72426.80-5.88-3.49-25.29-7.722.1011.84
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc27.76bn2.91bn51.11bn21.50k18.043.7013.761.841.531.5214.557.440.57455.514.581,290,930.006.589.648.0612.0737.6036.1611.4518.301.575.170.555310.48-5.732.43-67.003.77-15.8214.87
Time Warner Inc28.51bn4.44bn71.98bn24.80k16.612.9714.012.525.625.6635.7231.410.44398.253.711,149,436.006.944.997.925.7643.7342.8615.6212.181.515.530.501732.332.770.8986-2.458.09-7.6910.49
Data as of Dec 06 2016. Currency figures normalised to Viacom Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

43.27%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Sep 201642.51m12.24%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Sep 201624.66m7.10%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201622.03m6.34%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 201615.21m4.38%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201611.17m3.22%
SunAmerica Asset Management LLCas of 30 Sep 20168.04m2.32%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20167.14m2.06%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20157.04m2.03%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 30 Sep 20166.35m1.83%
LSV Asset Managementas of 30 Sep 20166.11m1.76%
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Data from 31 Dec 2015 - 30 Sep 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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