Viacom is a multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in cinema and cable television. The Company operates through two reporting segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers. 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. Viacom creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content for its audiences across multiple platforms, which allows the audiences to engage and interact with the 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.

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New York, US
Size (employees)
10,750 (est)+16%
Viacom was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Viacom

Robert Bakish

Robert Bakish

President and CEO, Viacom Inc
Kent Alterman

Kent Alterman

President, Comedy Central
James Bombassei

James Bombassei

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
Christa A. DAlimonte

Christa A. DAlimonte

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Wade Davis

Wade Davis

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kelly Day

Kelly Day

President, Viacom Digital Studios
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Viacom Office Locations

Viacom has offices in Washington, Secacus, San Francisco, Orlando and in 18 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
1515 Broadway
Burbank, US
231 Olive Ave
Franklin, US
800 Crescent Centre Drive
Hauppauge, US
35 Adams Ave
Miami, US
50 NW 14th St
Secacus, US
425 Meadowlands Pkwy #5
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Viacom Financials and Metrics

Viacom Revenue

Viacom's revenue was reported to be $13.26 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

13.3 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

1.9 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (16-Aug-2018)

10.5 b

Closing stock price (16-Aug-2018)


Cash (30-Sep-2017)

1.4 b
Viacom's current market capitalization is $10.5 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


13.8 b13.3 b12.5 b13.3 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

2.9 b2.9 b2.9 b3 b

Operating expense total

2.9 b2.9 b2.9 b10.9 b
usdY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


837 m1 b848 m2.4 b1 b506 m379 m1.4 b


8.4 m6.1 m12.6 m919 m

Current Assets

5.3 b4.7 b4.5 b5.8 b


1 b947 m932 m978 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.5 b2 b1.5 b1.9 b

Depreciation and Amortization

217 m222 m221 m223 m


(526 k)(6.3 m)

Accounts Payable

252 m(9 m)(229 m)(207 m)
USDY, 2017


1.4 m

Financial Leverage

3.9 x
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Viacom Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Television Households

700 m510 m510 m510 m510 m530 m510 m510 m510 m


165 165 165 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 183 183 183


230 250 250 300 300 300


43 40 43 43 43
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Viacom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Vidcon February 08, 2018
WhoSay January 08, 2018
365Gay LLC
37th Floor Productions Inc.
38th Floor Productions Inc.
5555 Communications Inc.
Aardvark Productions
Acquisition Group West LLC
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Viacom Revenue Breakdown

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Viacom revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.1% from Filmed Entertainment and 78.9% from Media Networks

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Viacom Online and Social Media Presence

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Viacom News and Updates

Is this peak branding? Gucci wants you to wear this $590 advertisement for Viacom

Experts say this T-shirt is just the latest example of luxury goods companies trying to be cool.

Gucci wants you to wear this $590 T-shirt advertisement for Viacom

It’s just the latest example of an unusual co-branding deal by a luxury goods company.

Cramer: I'd rather own the 'given-up-on' stock of Viacom than CBS

Jim Cramer backs Viacom's turnaround and says it has "much more opportunity for upside" than the beloved CBS.

Viacom wants to license its TV ad targeting tech to the entire industry — and it's starting with Fox

Viacom is licensing its data-driven ad product Vantage to Fox. The media giant says it has invested in proprietary ad targeting tools and analytics, and wants to employ them across the industry. The deal could accelerate the growth of "advanced TV" advertising, or serve to make things more complic…

Viacom shares gain as 'Mission Impossible' powers Paramount

Viacom Inc's quarterly profit beat analysts' estimates and the media company forecast a strong current quarter, boosted by the success of its movie "Mission: Impossible - Fallout".

Viacom Soars After ‘Quiet Place’ Fuels Comeback at Paramount

Viacom Soars After ‘Quiet Place’ Fuels Comeback at Paramount
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Viacom Company Life and Culture

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