Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) expected to pay $0.20 on Apr 3, 2018

March 13, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

   Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) expected to pay $0.20 on Apr 3, 2018

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) 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 $33.00, the dividend is 0.61 %. This dividend’s record date is Mar 15, 2018 and the announcement date is Mar 8, 2018. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $33. About 1.35M shares traded. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has declined 8.36% since March 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.06% the S&P500.

Viacom, Inc. operates media brands that create entertainment content worldwide. The company has market cap of $13.57 billion. The firm creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, games, consumer products, podcasts, live events, and social media experiences. It has a 6.59 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) Ratings Coverage

Among 39 analysts covering Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Viacom Inc. had 132 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Buy”. As per Sunday, September 24, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, November 13 by Pivotal Research. The stock of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Guggenheim. Drexel Hamilton initiated Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) on Thursday, January 14 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold” on Monday, November 23. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 8 report. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Topeka Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. Atlantic Securities upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 14 report.

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

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