This is why Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) will be paying investors dividends of $0.20 on Apr 3, 2018.

March 13, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 This is why Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) will be paying investors dividends of $0.20 on Apr 3, 2018.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold Viacom, Inc. shares while 150 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 313.02 million shares or 0.45% less from 314.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Moreover, Federated Investors Pa has 0.01% invested in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Cibc Asset Mgmt owns 0.01% invested in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) for 47,755 shares. Fukoku Mutual Life Ins has 0.01% invested in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) for 2,202 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh reported 0.08% stake. First Personal stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). The Manitoba – Canada-based Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.03% in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Cove Street Ltd Liability Company owns 7,331 shares. Kentucky Retirement Insur Tru Fund holds 9,316 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv invested 0.02% in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Barclays Plc reported 1.16M shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Cwm Ltd Liability Company reported 38 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Peoples Fincl Service reported 254 shares. Tortoise Investment Limited Liability reported 0% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Great Lakes Advsr Limited Liability Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) for 14,130 shares. Public Sector Pension Inv Board stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA).

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) is expected to pay $0.20 on Apr 3, 2018. The indicated annual dividend is $0.80. Shareholders owning the stock before Mar 14, 2018 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Viacom Inc.’s current price of $38.48, the dividend is 0.52 %. This dividend’s record date is Mar 15, 2018 and the announcement date is Mar 8, 2018. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.1222 during the last trading session, reaching $38.4778. About 6,042 shares traded. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) has 0.00% since March 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Viacom, Inc. operates media brands that create entertainment content worldwide. The company has market cap of $13.43 billion. The firm creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, games, consumer products, podcasts, live events, and social media experiences. It has a 7.68 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Viacom had 7 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, October 13. The firm has “Sell” rating by Rosenblatt given on Tuesday, January 16. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, October 13 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup.

More notable recent Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) news were published by: which released: “Viacom: Streaming Could Save The Day” on February 12, 2018, also with their article: “Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018” published on February 27, 2018, published: “Viacom: Content Investments A Bullish Sign” on March 11, 2018. More interesting news about Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) were released by: and their article: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Boyd Gaming, Viacom and Bed, Bath & Beyond” published on March 13, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Viacom Acquires VidCon To Continue Conference Expansion” with publication date: February 20, 2018.

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