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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.33%$76.82 - $88.36 $ 75.92-8%0
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -6.22%0.11%$76.82 - $88.36 $ 75.92-8%1917860
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 New Buy0.05%$76.82 - $88.36 $ 75.92-8%77180
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$76.82 - $88.36 $ 75.92-8%3132
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy$76.82 - $88.36 $ 75.92-8%2812
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -80%1.28%$81.94 - $87.85 $ 75.92-11%50000
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -20.88%0.4%$81.94 - $87.85 $ 75.92-11%2045135
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -22.76%0.32%$81.94 - $87.85 $ 75.92-11%114271
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy1.6%$78.8 - $88.9 $ 75.92-11%250000
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -9.58%0.21%$78.8 - $88.9 $ 75.92-11%2584841
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Reduce -11.05%0.11%$78.8 - $88.9 $ 75.92-11%814169
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.11%$78.8 - $88.9 $ 75.92-11%0
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 Reduce -15.25%0.41%$79.25 - $87.15 $ 75.92-8%2858663
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Reduce -16.44%0.28%$79.25 - $87.15 $ 75.92-8%150191
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Reduce -11.28%0.15%$79.25 - $87.15 $ 75.92-8%915332
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.11%$79.25 - $87.15 $ 75.92-8%51400
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 14.00
VIAB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 43.20 vs. VIAB: 14.00 )
VIAB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.69   Max: 26.14
Current: 14

5.69
26.14
P/B 8.65
VIAB's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. VIAB: 8.65 )
VIAB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 9.25
Current: 8.65

1.26
9.25
P/S 2.42
VIAB's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. VIAB: 2.42 )
VIAB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.42

0.64
3.45
PFCF 13.36
VIAB's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.00 vs. VIAB: 13.36 )
VIAB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 35.86
Current: 13.36

4.95
35.86
EV-to-EBIT 10.54
VIAB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 25.32 vs. VIAB: 10.54 )
VIAB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 16.2
Current: 10.54

5.8
16.2
PEG 1.23
VIAB's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VIAB: 1.23 )
VIAB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.8
Current: 1.23

0.39
3.8
Shiller P/E 20.09
VIAB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VIAB: 20.09 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.89   Max: 26.12
Current: 20.09

16.89
26.12
Current Ratio 1.33
VIAB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VIAB: 1.33 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.33

0.91
1.77
Quick Ratio 1.12
VIAB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VIAB: 1.12 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.12

0.75
1.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 1.70
VIAB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. VIAB: 1.70 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.7

0.38
2.11
Dividend Payout 0.23
VIAB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VIAB: 0.23 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.29
Current: 0.23

0.22
0.29
Dividend growth (3y) 16.30
VIAB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. VIAB: 16.30 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.3
Current: 16.3

0
16.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
VIAB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. VIAB: 1.70 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.7

0.38
2.11
Share Buyback Rate 9.50
VIAB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. VIAB: 9.50 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.6
Current: 9.5

0
1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.04
VIAB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. VIAB: 1.04 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.04

1
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
VIAB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. VIAB: 1.12 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.12

0.39
1.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.89
VIAB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VIAB: 0.89 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 2.65
Current: 0.89

0.9
2.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
VIAB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. VIAB: 9.50 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 17.2
Current: 9.5

6.2
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.56
VIAB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. VIAB: 21.56 )
VIAB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 35.4
Current: 21.56

9.1
35.4

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 14,641 15,370 16,750
EPS($) 5.93 6.72 7.49
EPS without NRI($) 5.93 6.72 7.49

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:VCX.Germany, VCXA.Germany,
Viacom Inc was organized in Delaware in 2005. The Company is an entertainment content Company that connects with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in more than 160 countries and territories. The Company operates through two reporting segments: Media Networks, which includes MTV Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers. Media Networks operates its media networks businesses through four brand groups: Music & Logo, Nickelodeon, Entertainment and BET Networks. Its operated TV channels include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA & among others. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies brands. The following brands, logos, trade names, trademarks and related trademark families are a few of those strongly identified with the product lines they represent and are significant assets of the Company: Viacom, MTV, MTV2, mtvU, VH1, VH1 Classic, CMT, Palladia, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, NickMom, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, BET Networks, BET, CENTRIC, BET Gospel, BET Hip Hop, BET.com, BET Mobile, Tr3s, VIVA, Paramount Channel, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television and other domestic and international program services and digital properties. Its businesses are subject to and affected by regulations of U.S. federal, state and local governmental authorities, and its international operations are subject to laws and regulations of local countries and pan-national bodies such as the European Union.
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