Viacom IncVIAB:NSQ

67.49
0.99 / 1.49%
5.47m
16.65%
1.12
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Consensus recommendation

As of Jan 24, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 34 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 Jan 20, 2015. The previous consensus forecast advised that Viacom, Inc. would outperform the market.

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Buy6
Outperform10
Hold13
Underperform4
Sell1
No opinion0

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Share price forecast

The 29 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Viacom, Inc. have a median target of 80.00, with a high estimate of 104.00 and a low estimate of 62.00. The median estimate represents a 18.54% increase from the last price of 67.49. View Full Financials

High+54.1 %104.00
Med+18.5 %80.00
Low-8.1 %62.00

Dividends

In 2014, Viacom Inc reported a dividend of 1.26 USD, which represents a 9.57% increase over last year. The 14 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.35 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 7.30%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+9.57%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jan 29, 2015, Viacom, Inc. reported 1st quarter 2015 earnings of 1.29 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 32 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 1st quarter results by 7.50%. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+4.34%

Viacom, Inc. reported annual 2014 earnings of 5.40 per share on Nov 13, 2014. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+6.64%
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Revenue

Viacom, Inc. had 1st quarter 2015 revenues of 3.34bn. This missed the 3.41bn consensus estimate of the 29 analysts following the company. This was 16.21% below the prior year's 1st quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.88%

Viacom, Inc. had revenues for the full year 2014 of 13.78bn. This was 0.08% below the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate-0.19%
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