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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIA)
PEG Ratio
PE(NRI) Ratio / EBITDA 5-Y Growth
2.20 (As of Today)

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Viacom Inc's P/E (NRI) Ratio is 12.79. Viacom Inc's 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 5.80%. Therefore, Viacom Inc's PEG for today is 2.20.

VIA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.7
Current: 2.21

0.26
3.7

During the past 13 years, Viacom Inc's highest PEG was 3.70. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 1.39.

VIA's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. VIA: 2.21 )

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E (NRI) ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Definition

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate.

Viacom Inc's PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=12.7873563218/5.80
=2.20

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG. PEG is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


Related Terms

P/E (NRI) Ratio, Peter Lynch Fair Value


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
peg 0.000.000.000.422.221.731.701.140.692.42

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
peg 1.141.101.261.150.690.730.710.982.423.03
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