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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)12.66bn
  • Net income in USD1.38bn
  • Incorporated2005
  • Employees9.30k
  • Location
    Viacom Inc1515 BroadwayNEW YORK 10036-8901United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 258-6000
  • Fax+1 (302) 636-5454
  • Websitehttp://www.viacom.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VIAB:NSQ since
Television Federal SAAnnounced15 Nov 201615 Nov 2016Announced10.52%345.00m
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Apr 25 2017 21:00 BST.

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)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Regal Entertainment Group3.20bn170.40m3.46bn25.36k21.18--8.641.081.041.0419.64-5.351.2256.6720.99126,073.606.505.808.157.2061.6361.225.334.800.83536.281.57113.812.233.6211.0835.8719.770.9347
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc3.24bn111.67m4.02bn3.19k27.191.6810.571.241.131.1332.7218.270.4714--20.281,013,101.001.63--1.89--61.94--3.45----4.180.6881--9.81--7.52------
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)2.74bn-36.33m5.04bn795.00--2.23--1.84-0.2308-0.230817.8911.620.4141.833.183,441,894.00-0.54443.96-0.66625.0638.9245.18-1.314.881.01-0.79510.596715.41-2.188.20-72.38--46.24--
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.2.92bn253.90m5.08bn3.84k19.934.0210.911.742.192.1925.2010.860.692289.5139.10760,
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.1.05bn208.33m5.36bn2.03k25.932.6918.,828.109.4010.4310.3811.6089.6190.3619.8821.543.84--0.0048.465.681.312.46-9.6836.18--
Discovery Communications Inc.6.50bn789.00m11.33bn7.00k15.042.223.991.741.951.9510.6413.250.4109--4.37928,142.907.707.398.708.3862.5766.3918.7518.63--6.260.59420.001.619.2815.01-7.018.70--
Viacom, Inc.12.66bn1.38bn17.05bn9.30k12.303.8110.401.353.483.4831.8111.230.55438.054.131,361,
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc28.06bn3.10bn55.69bn21.50k18.443.9214.251.981.651.6414.917.750.57685.114.061,305,209.006.929.708.4212.1637.9736.1611.9918.421.815.140.552210.41-5.732.43-67.003.77-15.8214.87
Time Warner Inc29.32bn3.90bn77.40bn25.00k20.183.1716.892.644.954.9737.0531.520.45178.543.641,172,720.006.035.346.996.1744.4243.0113.3512.901.185.430.499731.974.270.23633.146.34-10.9611.36
Data as of Apr 25 2017. Currency figures normalised to Viacom Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

46.50%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 31 Dec 201642.51m12.24%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 31 Dec 201634.56m9.95%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201622.62m6.51%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 201615.85m4.56%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201615.32m4.41%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20169.16m2.64%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 31 Dec 20166.17m1.77%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Dec 20165.74m1.65%
LSV Asset Managementas of 31 Dec 20165.39m1.55%
PPM America, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20164.28m1.23%
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Data from 31 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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