ViacomCBS creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, consumer products, social media, and other entertainment content. It operates in two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.
VIAC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for VIAC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that ViacomCBS Inc ranked in the 65th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 166.5% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for ViacomCBS Inc ended up being:
As a business, VIAC is generating more cash flow than 92.45% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Cyclical.
45% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 24.96% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
ViacomCBS Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 6%; for context, that number is higher than only 1.58% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
AMCR, MPAA, SBH, RSTRF, and WHR can be thought of as valuation peers to VIAC, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
ViacomCBS ([[VIAC]] +1.2%, [[VIACA]] +1.6%) previously launched an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by its CEO Bob Bakish - and cleared him, The Information reports. The probe came not long after similar investigations at CBS that ensnared former CEO Les Moonves, who resigned amid allegations of harassment and intimidation....
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