ViacomCBS (VIAC): Price and Financial Metrics

ViacomCBS (VIAC): $38.47

-2.37 (-5.80%)

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  • VIAC scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 84% of US stocks.
  • VIAC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • VIAC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 12.23% of US stocks).

VIAC Stock Summary

  • ViacomCBS Inc's market capitalization of $26,918,137,978 is ahead of 90.58% of US-listed equities.
  • ViacomCBS Inc's stock had its IPO on June 14, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.87% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VIAC is more volatile than 89.33% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ViacomCBS Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be TSN, FOXA, NDAQ, ADM, and LH.
  • VIAC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ViacomCBS Inc's official web site, go to

VIAC Valuation Summary

  • VIAC's price/earnings ratio is 9.2; this is 55.88% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • VIAC's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, VIAC's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VIAC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VIAC 2019-12-04 1.0 3.0 5.3 8.5
VIAC 2014-07-29 2.2 3.9 17.2 12.3
VIAC 2012-07-25 1.4 2.0 13.8 9.2
VIAC 2011-12-12 1.2 1.7 14.1 9.2
VIAC 2010-07-08 0.7 1.0 37.1 15.6
VIAC 2004-10-29 2.3 1.0 35.6 17.3

VIAC Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 112.95%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -42.79%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -69.12%.
VIAC's revenue has moved up $11,709,000,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows VIAC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 26,028 3,661 2,817
2020-12-31 25,285 2,294 2,422
2020-09-30 35,601 3,454 2,578
2020-06-30 32,780 2,067 2,282
2020-03-31 30,314 1,148 2,241
2019-12-31 27,812 1,230 3,308

VIAC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VIAC, see our VIAC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $50.34 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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VIAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.47 52-week high $101.97
Prev. close $40.84 52-week low $25.61
Day low $38.04 Volume 34,007,800
Day high $40.99 Avg. volume 27,438,689
50-day MA $42.00 Dividend yield 2.35%
200-day MA $45.15 Market Cap 24.86B

ViacomCBS (VIAC) Company Bio

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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$38.47$94.63 125%

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 72th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 125.67%. 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 95.37% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Cyclical.
  • 59% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 21.73% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • ViacomCBS Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 3.65% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as VIAC, try KAR, CLAR, CRI, ETH, and GOLF.

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Latest VIAC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about ViacomCBS Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VIAC as an investment opportunity.

ViacomCBS declares $0.24 dividend

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ:VIAC) declares $0.24/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 2.35% Payable Oct. 1; for shareholders of record Sept. 15; ex-div Sept. 14. See VIAC Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | August 3, 2021

Prepare for a Memorable Second Act with ViacomCBS

For both value investors and dividend collectors, VIAC stock is more compelling than it's been in a very long time.

David Moadel on InvestorPlace | August 2, 2021

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya Now Open for the Ultimate Family Vacation

As SpongeBob SquarePants says, "I'm Ready!" The highly anticipated five-star, all-inclusive Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya rolls out the Orange Carpet today as the ultimate family-friendly destination opens its doors. Here, Nickelodeon's renowned Slimings and Character Experiences are combined with Karisma Hotels & Resorts' and Grupo Lomas' unmatched hospitality, with the brand's first all Oceanfront Swim-Up Suite resort featuring an enormous six-acre Aqua Nick® water park, new Teenag

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

ViacomCBS Declares Quarterly Cash Dividends

NEW YORK, August 02, 2021--ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share on both its Class A and Class B Common Stock. The dividend will be payable on October 1, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2021.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

15 Stocks that Will Double In 2021

In this article, we discuss the 15 stocks that will double in 2021. If you want to skip our detailed analysis of these stocks, go directly to the 5 Stocks that Will Double In 2021. The economy of 2020 was closely linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the vaccine rollout at the turn of the […]

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

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VIAC Price Returns

1-mo -12.88%
3-mo -1.05%
6-mo -25.48%
1-year 53.21%
3-year -22.18%
5-year -18.15%
YTD 4.13%
2020 -7.58%
2019 -2.34%
2018 -24.86%
2017 -6.17%
2016 36.64%

VIAC Dividends

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