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How Many Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

13 September 2017

Baskin Financial Services Inc sold 13,525 shares as the company's stock declined 19.98% while stock markets rallied. The stock of Viacom, Inc. The firm acquired 80,348 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,697,000. Of those transactions, there were 0 shares of VIAB bought and 0 shares sold. About 2.94M shares traded. (NASDAQ:VIA). Moreover, Amer Group Inc has 0.02% invested in Viacom, Inc. State Street Etf/Usa (SPY) was raised too. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.89 on a per share basis this quarter. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, a Jersey-based fund reported 1.18 million shares.#img1#. Wall Street Access Asset Management LLC now owns 6,315 shares of the company's stock valued at $212,000 after purchasing an additional 70 shares during the period.

A number of analysts recently commented on the company. In analysts note released on 7 September, Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIAB) shares have had their "Buy" Rating maintained by investment analysts at Jefferies. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, January 30 report. (NASDAQ:VIAB) is performing, let's look at some of the company's recent insider trading activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of Viacom's analysts are positive.

Among 29 analysts covering BP (NYSE:BP), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Six financial stock experts recommended the company shares with a sell recommendation, sixteen has issued a hold recommendation and eleven have published a buy recommendation on The corporation. the consensus one year price target among brokerage firms that have adjusted their coverage in the past 12 month is $41.73.

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Shares of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) on Friday, February 10 to "Equal Weight" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company's 50-day moving average price is $38.58 and its 200 day moving average price is $38.75. Viacom Inc. has a 12 month low of $26.65 and a 12 month high of $46.72. (NASDAQ:VIAB) rating on Wednesday, September 21. The company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.12. Viacom had a return on equity of 36.21% and a net margin of 11.52%. Its revenue totaled $3.29 billion up 1.19% from the previous quarter. The corporation posted $1.17 EPS (EPS) for the period, exceeding Thomson Reuters' average forecast of $1.05 by $0.12. The firm's revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Clearline Capital Lp holds 5.71% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. for 358,241 shares.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. (NASDAQ:VIAB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Ex-Dividend Reminder: World Wrestling Entertainment, Viacom and Macy's" on September 12, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Understanding (And Trying To Play) Viacom's Increasingly Bizarre Spread" published on August 18, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Viacom: Trophy Media Company With 150% Upside" on August 22, 2017. Viacom's payout yield is 21.98%.

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.

How Many Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)'s Analysts Are Bullish?