Donald Yacktman, manager of the Yacktman Focused Fund, discusses the performance of Viacom Inc., ConocoPhillips and Microsoft Corp. shares and the outlook for the companies. Yacktman speaks with Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop.”
Some background of the company and Yacktman’s holding history of the stocks:
Viacom Inc. (VIA.B)Viacom is a global entertainment content company whose family of prominent and respected brands includes the multiplatform properties of MTV Networks, BET Networks, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Home Entertainment and DreamWorks. Viacom Inc. has a market cap of $1.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.07 with a P/E ratio of 13.8 and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Viacom Inc. stocks is 1.6%.
ConocoPhillips (COP)ConocoPhillips is a major international integrated energy company with operations in some 49 countries. Conocophillips has a market cap of $81.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.44 with a P/E ratio of 12.1 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Conocophillips stocks is 4%. Conocophillips had an annual average earning growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years.
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products for a multitude of computing devices. Microsoft Corp. has a market cap of $227.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.95 with a P/E ratio of 12.3 and P/S ratio of 3.7. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corp. stocks is 2%. Microsoft Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 10.7% over the past 10 years.
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