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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
VIA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. VIA: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VIA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.11 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.19
VIA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. VIA: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VIA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.19
0.16
0.73
Interest Coverage 4.10
VIA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. VIA: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VIA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 6.78 Max: N/A
Current: 4.1
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
8.08%
12.27%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.23
VIA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. VIA: 20.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VIA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.25  Med: 23.45 Max: 29.62
Current: 20.23
17.25
29.62
Net-margin (%) 11.52
VIA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. VIA: 11.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VIA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.55  Med: 14.27 Max: 17.36
Current: 11.52
8.55
17.36
ROE (%) 36.88
VIA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.97 vs. VIA: 36.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VIA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.85  Med: 25.75 Max: 53.66
Current: 36.88
17.85
53.66
ROA (%) 6.41
VIA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. VIA: 6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VIA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.51  Med: 8.51 Max: 10.4
Current: 6.41
5.51
10.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 154.34
VIA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. VIA: 154.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 154.34  Med: 255.31 Max: 295.64
Current: 154.34
154.34
295.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.00
VIA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. VIA: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.7 Max: 22.9
Current: 4
0
22.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
VIA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. VIA: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.7 Max: 47
Current: 2.5
0
47
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
VIA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. VIA: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.4 Max: 46.9
Current: -9.4
0
46.9
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Q4 2015

VIA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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VIA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4841
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Viacom Inc is an entertainment content company. It connects with audiences in 165 countries and territories and creates television programs, motion pictures, applications, games, consumer products, social media & other entertainment content.

Viacom Inc was organized in Delaware in 2005. The Company is an entertainment company that creates compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 180 countries. It operates through two reporting segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers. It creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content for its audiences across multiple platforms, which allows audiences to engage and interact with its content in a variety of ways: through cable and satellite distribution; through over-the-top services, such as subscription video-on-demand; on connected televisions, PCs, tablets, smartphones and other connected devices; using apps, browsers and other interfaces; and through a variety of social media platforms. The Company operates its media networks businesses through three brand groups: The Global Entertainment Group, The Nickelodeon Group and BET Networks reaching approximately 530 million households in more than 180 countries and more than 40 languages, via more than 250 locally programmed and operated television channels, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, SPIKE, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Channel 5 (in the United Kingdom), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Paramount Channel. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures, television programming and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films and Paramount Television brands.

Guru Investment Theses on Viacom Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Viacom Inc. - Jul 27, 2016

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) (6.7%) (VIA – $46.42 – NASDAQ) is a pure-play content company that owns a global stable of cable networks, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1, BET, and the Paramount movie studio. Viacom’s cable networks generate revenue from advertising sales, fixed monthly subscriber fees, and ancillary revenue from toy licensing, etc. We believe a low valuation and M&A potential outweigh the secular risks of cord-cutting.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Value 25 Fund second quarter commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Viacom Inc. - May 12, 2016

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA)(6.1%) (VIA – $45.30 – NASDAQ) is a pure-play content company that owns a global stable of cable networks, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1, BET, and the Paramount movie studio. Viacom’s cable networks generate revenue from advertising sales, fixed monthly subscriber fees, and ancillary revenue from toy licensing, etc. We believe a low valuation and M&A potential outweigh the secular risks of cord-cutting



From the Gabelli 25 Value Fund first quarter 2016 shareholder commentary.



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Mario Gabelli Comments on Viacom Inc. - Feb 10, 2016

Viacom Inc. (5.8%) (VIA – $43.99 – NASDAQ)(NASDAQ:VIA) is a pure-play content company that owns a global stable of cable networks, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1, BET, and the Paramount movie studio. Viacom’s cable networks generate revenue from advertising sales, fixed monthly subscriber fees, and ancillary revenue from toy licensing, etc. We believe a low valuation and M&A potential outweigh the secular risks of cord-cutting.



From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Value 25 Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.

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Donald Yacktman Comments on Viacom - Nov 05, 2015

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA), which also detracted from results in the third quarter, is not positioned as well as Fox in the changing environment. The company has struggled with significant viewer declines, as its content is more easily replaced by on-demand solutions. While risks of a changing media landscape are much more significant for Viacom versus Fox, the stock is remarkably inexpensive, trading at less than eight times normalized earnings. Despite its low valuation, the position remains small as a way of managing the uncertainty.

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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 11.86
VIA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.62 vs. VIA: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VIA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 15.08 Max: 23.72
Current: 11.86
5.7
23.72
Forward P/E 11.26
VIA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. VIA: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.86
VIA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.17 vs. VIA: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VIA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 14.78 Max: 23.86
Current: 11.86
5.86
23.86
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 15.26
VIA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. VIA: 15.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VIA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 12.92 Max: 273.42
Current: 15.26
4.99
273.42
P/B 3.97
VIA's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. VIA: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VIA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.74 Max: 12.24
Current: 3.97
1.26
12.24
P/S 1.36
VIA's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. VIA: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VIA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.08 Max: 3.11
Current: 1.36
0.64
3.11
PFCF 14.20
VIA's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. VIA: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VIA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.03  Med: 13.91 Max: 37.1
Current: 14.2
5.03
37.1
POCF 12.42
VIA's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. VIA: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VIA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.52  Med: 12.79 Max: 24.04
Current: 12.42
4.52
24.04
EV-to-EBIT 11.31
VIA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. VIA: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 10.8 Max: 15.7
Current: 11.31
5.9
15.7
EV-to-EBITDA 3.91
VIA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. VIA: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VIA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 4.2 Max: 8.2
Current: 3.91
2.2
8.2
PEG 2.05
VIA's PEG is ranked higher than
51% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. VIA: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VIA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.05
0.26
2.77
Shiller P/E 11.43
VIA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 25.63 vs. VIA: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VIA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.15  Med: 15.01 Max: 25.08
Current: 11.43
10.15
25.08
Current Ratio 1.23
VIA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. VIA: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.23
0.91
1.77
Quick Ratio 1.00
VIA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. VIA: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.57
Current: 1
0.75
1.57
Days Inventory 44.48
VIA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. VIA: 44.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.15  Med: 43 Max: 45.08
Current: 44.48
33.15
45.08
Days Sales Outstanding 79.27
VIA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 70.32 vs. VIA: 79.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.68  Med: 77.22 Max: 81.19
Current: 79.27
56.68
81.19
Days Payable 24.74
VIA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 51.50 vs. VIA: 24.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VIA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.54  Med: 23.84 Max: 26.89
Current: 24.74
12.54
26.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.80
VIA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VIA: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VIA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.72 Max: 4.18
Current: 2.8
0.38
4.18
Dividend Payout 0.39
VIA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. VIA: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VIA' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.39
0.22
0.39
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.80
VIA's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. VIA: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VIA' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 16.3
Current: 6.8
0
16.3
Forward Dividend Yield 1.87
VIA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. VIA: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.87
VIA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. VIA: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VIA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.99 Max: 7.27
Current: 4.87
0.66
7.27
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.00
VIA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. VIA: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VIA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 5 Max: 0
Current: 4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.53
VIA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. VIA: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VIA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.53
0.51
1.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
VIA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VIA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VIA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.66
0.42
1.52
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.19
VIA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. VIA: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VIA' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.22
Current: 2.19
0.46
2.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.80
VIA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. VIA: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 9.3 Max: 17
Current: 8.8
6.4
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.72
VIA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. VIA: 16.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VIA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 16.85 Max: 50.5
Current: 16.72
10.6
50.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,488
EPS (TTM) $ 3.61
Beta1.53
Short Percentage of Float6.59%
52-Week Range $33.88 - 50.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)396.81

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 12,793 13,051 13,389
EPS ($) 3.82 4.09 4.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.82 4.09 4.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
1.48%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.83 0.85 0.85
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