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About the company

ViacomCBS Inc., formerly CBS Corp, is a global media and entertainment company. The Company is focused on creating premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. It operates through various brands, including CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. It also offers production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners across five continents. BET is the primary channel of BET Networks, that provides entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. CBS Sports brand is a broadcaster of television sports. Its Paramount Pictures brand is a producer and global distributor of filmed entertainment. Its CBS Television Studios is a supplier of programming with more than 70 series in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other platforms. Its brands also include Bellator MMA and COLORS.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)25.29bn
  • Net income in USD2.31bn
  • Incorporated1986
  • Employees22.11k
  • Location
    ViacomCBS Inc1515 BroadwayNEW YORK 10036United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 258-6000
  • Fax+1 (302) 636-5454
  • Websitehttps://www.viacomcbs.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VIAC:NSQ since
Red de Television Chilevision SARumoured31 Jul 202031 Jul 2020Rumoured52.46%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Apr 16 2021 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)
Nexstar Media Group Inc4.50bn811.44m6.66bn11.09k8.792.644.851.4817.4717.4796.3458.220.3286--5.03406,031.805.904.296.294.6362.3260.1817.9512.13--5.130.751820.1648.1038.09252.4059.883.6324.13
Liberty Global PLC11.98bn-1.63bn15.24bn23.00k--1.1217.621.27-2.85-2.8519.8223.540.2216--9.60520,873.90-2.71-1.39-3.06-1.6456.4858.48-12.24-6.36--0.60160.530--3.80-6.83-6.70---9.89--
DISH Network Corp15.49bn1.76bn20.00bn13.50k12.631.457.731.293.013.0126.5126.190.433629.1318.311,147,662.005.244.966.256.0033.8930.7012.1010.541.09252.510.52630.0020.970.349525.9517.05-31.53--
Fox Corp12.66bn1.53bn22.09bn9.00k14.992.0611.811.742.532.5320.9118.460.58626.054.601,406,889.007.32--8.17--38.70--12.49--3.357.040.4168--8.03---37.37------
ViacomCBS Inc25.29bn2.31bn25.62bn22.11k10.551.588.421.013.733.9240.9124.910.49466.493.651,143,652.005.117.936.249.6841.3440.5610.3311.881.456.130.548415.25-6.3414.82-26.228.2013.639.86
Sirius XM Holdings Inc8.04bn131.00m26.12bn5.73k288.00--,404,
Liberty Media Formula One1.15bn-596.00m27.10bn6.96k--1.41--23.67-2.57-2.574.9428.250.1009--12.05164,440.60-5.23-0.8034-5.51-0.90514.9328.29-51.88-6.85---3.760.3645---43.37-24.91-91.64---41.09--
Liberty Broadband Corp50.71m397.62m29.99bn0.0069.632.1972.65591.482.162.160.27768.710.003------2.365.182.415.24----784.142,296.58----0.27450.00241.25-11.07239.22--19.99--
Roku Inc1.78bn-17.51m48.35bn1.93k--33.992,559.3327.19-0.1833-0.183314.0311.080.950818.734.10923,837.90-0.936-5.19-1.22-7.4745.4542.89-0.9844-4.223.16-5.900.0666--57.5340.9370.79--75.00--
Data as of Apr 16 2021. Currency figures normalised to ViacomCBS Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

44.19%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 202056.79m9.70%
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLCas of 31 Dec 202039.23m6.70%
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC (Broker)as of 31 Dec 202036.34m6.21%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 202035.23m6.02%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 202033.08m5.65%
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (Private Banking)as of 31 Dec 202020.43m3.49%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 20209.88m1.69%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Dec 20209.77m1.67%
UBS Securities LLCas of 31 Dec 20209.48m1.62%
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20208.44m1.44%
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Data from 31 Dec 2020 - 31 Dec 2020Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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