VIAB Viacom

  • STOCK
  • VIAB
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 05:45 PM EST
  • $38.62
  • -$0.18
  • -0.5%
  • Industry
  • Catv systems
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VIAB Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.07% Services Average 2.12%
  • Annualized Payout
    $0.80 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    20.9% EPS $3.82
  • Dividend Growth
    6 yrs Since 2010
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

VIAB Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Dec 13
Date
$0.20
Amount
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Dec 13, 2016
Dec 13, 2016
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Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.2000 2016-10-31 2016-12-13 2016-12-15 2017-01-03 Regular
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Metric VIAB Rank VIAB Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

VIAB Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
3.3% 52.1% 6 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

VIAB Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.4600 2015 52.1%
Historical Dividend Data

VIAB Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2000 2016-10-31 2016-12-13 2016-12-15 2017-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2016-09-21 2016-09-22 2016-09-26 2016-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2016-05-18 2016-06-13 2016-06-15 2016-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2016-01-14 2016-03-09 2016-03-13 2016-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2015-11-11 2015-12-11 2015-12-15 2016-01-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2015-08-04 2015-09-11 2015-09-15 2015-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2015-05-20 2015-06-11 2015-06-15 2015-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2015-01-15 2015-03-11 2015-03-13 2015-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2014-11-12 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2015-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2014-07-22 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2014-05-21 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-01-16 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-11-13 2013-12-11 2013-12-13 2013-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-07-23 2013-09-11 2013-09-13 2013-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-05-22 2013-06-12 2013-06-14 2013-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2013-01-17 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-11-14 2012-12-12 2012-12-15 2012-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-07-24 2012-09-12 2012-09-15 2012-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-05-23 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-07-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2012-01-18 2012-03-13 2012-03-15 2012-04-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-11-09 2011-12-13 2011-12-15 2012-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-07-26 2011-09-13 2011-09-15 2011-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-05-25 2011-06-13 2011-06-15 2011-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2011-01-13 2011-02-24 2011-02-28 2011-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2010-11-11 2010-11-26 2010-11-30 2010-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2010-07-27 2010-08-27 2010-08-31 2010-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2010-06-09 2010-06-17 2010-06-21 2010-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

VIAB Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Services
Industry: CATV Systems

Viacom (VIA-B) - This company operates as an entertainment content company primarily in the United States and Europe. It operates in two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. nts, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers across various distribution platforms, including television, the Internet, mobile devices, game consoles, themed entertainment, and various consumer products. It serves through MTV Networks with approximately 170 channels and multiplatform properties, which primarily include MTV: Music Television, VH1, CMT: Country Music Television, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV, and TV Land. This segment also operates approximately 430 digital media properties, as well as operates a television network that offers entertainment, music, news, and public affairs programming to the African-American audience through its BET Networks. In addition, it engages in video game business, which includes Rock Band franchise and casual gaming Web sites, such as Addictinggames.com and Shockwave.com. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content. It produces and distributes motion pictures under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies brands. This segment also involves in selling DVDs and other products relating to the motion pictures and other entertainment content. In addition, it acquires films for distribution and has presence in the games business. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Viacom News

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  • Earnings

    Viacom (VIAB ) reported Q3 EPS of $1.47, in-line with the analyst estimate of $1.47.

    Revenue

    Revenue for the quarter came in at $3.05 billion, versus the consensus estimate of $3.25 billion.

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