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Consensus recommendation

As of Jul 14, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 33 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 May 10, 2017. The previous consensus forecast advised that Viacom, Inc. would outperform the market.
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Buy5
Outperform7
Hold18
Underperform2
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Share price forecast

The 31 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Viacom, Inc. have a median target of 45.00, with a high estimate of 57.50 and a low estimate of 29.00. The median estimate represents a 24.86% increase from the last price of 36.04.
High59.5%57.50
Med24.9%45.00
Low-19.5%29.00

Dividends

In 2016, Viacom Inc reported a dividend of 1.40 USD, which represents a 4.11% decrease from last year. The 17 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.83 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, a decrease of 41.07%.
Div growth (TTM)-4.11%
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Earnings history & estimates

On May 04, 2017, Viacom, Inc. reported 2nd quarter 2017 earnings of 0.79 per share. This result exceeded the 0.590 consensus of the 28 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 2nd quarter results by 3.95%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Aug 03, 2017.
Average growth rate+7.64%
Viacom, Inc. reported annual 2016 earnings of 3.68 per share on Nov 09, 2016.
Average growth rate-1.27%
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Revenue history & estimates

Viacom, Inc. had 2nd quarter 2017 revenues of 3.26bn. This bettered the 3.03bn consensus of the 26 analysts covering the company. This was 8.50% above the prior year's 2nd quarter results.
Average growth rate+2.09%
Viacom, Inc. had revenues for the full year 2016 of 12.49bn. This was 5.88% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-2.42%
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