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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)12.89bn
  • Net income in USD1.61bn
  • Incorporated2005
  • Employees10.40k
  • 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
Paws IncAnnounced06 Aug 201906 Aug 2019Announced-24.74%--
Pluto IncDeal completed22 Jan 201922 Jan 2019Deal completed-26.70%340.00m
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 18 2019 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)
AMC Networks Inc3.03bn449.48m2.64bn2.23k6.104.894.630.87387.807.9052.459.720.5691--3.621,354,629.008.878.4711.1211.0053.0955.0515.5813.81--9.500.78250.005.9313.3013.039.4229.87--
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.3.23bn221.42m4.28bn4.20k19.242.838.811.331.901.7427.6912.930.622882.5335.00767,902.404.345.274.895.9049.5349.646.977.700.91526.820.557657.777.693.736.389.555.916.83
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.912.15m76.70m5.27bn915.0080.7116.0734.355.780.83010.831510.414.171.2935.828.48996,889.6010.876.7322.059.4018.7137.928.414.681.214.890.4119106.9216.1312.86126.43104.75-10.410.00
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.1.21bn253.03m6.51bn2.15k26.922.8119.365.392.402.4811.4622.990.4414.674.29561,654.109.258.4610.249.4287.8490.0120.9818.304.67--0.0022.458.375.20-14.84-1.9122.64--
Viacom, Inc.12.89bn1.61bn9.03bn10.40k5.511.054.850.70094.004.0531.9420.910.55087.843.941,239,423.
Discovery Inc10.99bn1.27bn14.28bn9.00k11.561.542.351.302.402.4015.3917.980.3265--3.931,221,445.005.46--6.50--68.1964.3916.7310.19--4.300.5894--53.5413.78259.48-10.015.03--
Data as of Oct 18 2019. Currency figures normalised to Viacom Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

34.89%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201941.02m11.59%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201918.09m5.11%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201917.38m4.91%
AQR Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 201910.43m2.95%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 20199.04m2.55%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20196.22m1.76%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 20195.74m1.62%
Citadel Advisors LLCas of 30 Jun 20195.32m1.50%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 30 Jun 20195.20m1.47%
LSV Asset Managementas of 30 Jun 20195.08m1.44%
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Data from 30 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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