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Viacom Inc.

  • VIAB
  • NASDAQ
  • Communications & Media
  • Latest 84.05
  • Currency US$
  • Change 0.80
  • Percent Change 0.961 %
  • Volume 2,097,788
  • Thu Apr 17, 2014 04:00 PM EDT NASDAQ data delayed 15 minutes.
Average recommendation
22 Analysts Reporting (Apr 17, 2014)
Strong Buy
Buy
Hold
Underperform
Sell
Change over time
Analyst rating breakdown
  Latest 4 weeks ago 2 months ago 3 months ago Last Year
Strong Buy 10 10 10 10 9
Buy 0 0 0 0 3
Hold 12 12 13 13 12
Underperform 0 0 0 0 0
Sell 0 0 0 0 1

As of Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:26 PM EDT
The consensus recommendation is the average buy, sell or hold rating for a company, based on a survey of brokerage equity analysts by Zacks Investment Research. We update the ratings daily.

Earnings & Estimates

Short Term
    Q4/09 Q1/10 Q2/10 Q3/10 Q4/10 Q1/11 Q2/11 Q3/11 Q2/14 Q3/14  

Actual quarterly earnings for the past eight quarters and estimated for the next two quarters

Estimated EPS ($)   0.56 0.86 0.57 0.65 0.69 0.99 0.62 0.86 1.03 1.53  
Actual EPS   0.69 1.09 0.40 0.68 0.75 1.02 0.72 0.99 -- --  
Surprise (%)   23.2 26.7 -29.8 4.6 8.7 3.0 16.1 15.1 -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   0.3 -- -- 0.4 0.1 -0.1 0.8 0.5 7.7 18.8  
{#} Analysts   14 19 14 24 24 24 21 21 15 14  
Date of Earnings   Nov 03 Feb 11 Apr 29 Aug 05 Nov 11 Feb 03 Apr 28 Aug 05 May 01 Aug 01  

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Long Term
    2014 2015  

Estimated annual earnings for the next
two years

Estimated EPS ($)   5.50 6.32  
Actual EPS   4.68 5.50  
Surprise (%)   -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   17.6 14.9  
{#} Analysts   19 17  
Date of Earnings   -- --  

Trends & Revisions

Earnings Per Share Trend
  Current 7-Days Ago 30-Days Ago 60-Days Ago 90-Days Ago
  Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Current Quarter (ends Mar 2014) 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.06 1.14
Next Quarter (ends Jun 2014) 1.53 1.53 1.54 1.54 1.51
Current Fiscal Year (ends Sep 2014) 5.50 5.50 5.50 5.49 5.45
Next Fiscal Year (ends Sep 2015) 6.32 6.33 6.33 6.33 6.31

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Earnings Revisions
Last 7 Days Last 30 Days
Up Revs Down Revs Up Revs Down Revs
0 1 1 3
1 1 1 6
1 1 2 2
0 1 1 3