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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)13.17bn
  • Net income in USD1.45bn
  • 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
Scripps Networks Interactive IncRumoured26 Jul 201726 Jul 2017Rumoured-24.19%--
Television Federal SAAnnounced15 Nov 201615 Nov 2016Announced-31.70%345.00m
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 20 2017 15:20 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 Group3.21bn168.20m2.60bn25.36k16.13--6.340.81021.031.0318.37-5.321.2151.6949.15126,562.606.325.807.647.2062.1661.225.244.800.8335.531.51113.812.233.6211.0835.8719.770.9347
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.3.00bn272.29m4.17bn3.84k15.253.158.351.392.352.3525.8711.360.700287.7039.38781,327.406.434.927.145.4649.7849.459.187.311.4810.440.604557.402.325.0717.7914.4912.085.15
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.1.07bn203.94m6.08bn2.03k30.362.8720.925.671.961.9610.3220.750.45286.2012.34528,277.308.6410.439.5211.6088.8890.3619.0821.544.49--0.0048.465.681.312.46-9.6836.18--
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)3.65bn187.14m6.16bn1.43k40.042.2621.611.690.75360.753619.2513.340.59172.484.242,560,
Discovery Communications Inc.6.59bn739.00m7.38bn7.00k10.681.382.611.121.881.8811.1514.540.4137--3.95940,857.107.137.397.988.3962.3766.3917.2318.63--4.590.58910.001.619.2815.01-7.018.70--
Viacom, Inc.13.17bn1.45bn11.04bn9.30k7.331.976.470.83833.623.6332.9613.440.5768.434.201,416,129.006.499.458.0811.5143.7149.5911.2816.021.114.750.663326.80-5.88-3.49-25.29-7.722.1011.84
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc28.50bn3.00bn50.17bn21.70k16.963.2213.121.761.611.5915.368.490.57625.564.481,313,364.006.619.978.0812.5137.6336.2211.4717.791.825.480.530411.424.302.618.43-1.16-7.7414.87
Data as of Oct 20 2017. Currency figures normalised to Viacom Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

46.96%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 201742.53m12.06%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201728.96m8.21%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201716.84m4.78%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201715.92m4.51%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Jun 201715.32m4.34%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201715.31m4.34%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20179.91m2.81%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 20178.76m2.48%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 30 Jun 20177.34m2.08%
Oldfield Partners LLPas of 30 Jun 20174.73m1.34%
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Data from 30 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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