Viacom, short for "Video & Audio Communications", is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution with Paramount Motion Pictures Group.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Viacom is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in over 160 countries and territories. The official Viacom site contains information about our brands and company culture.
Viacom's leading brands 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.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
9,300 (est)
Viacom is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Viacom

Robert Bakish

Robert Bakish

President & CEO
Debra Lee

Debra Lee

Chairman and CEO, BET Networks
Brad Grey

Brad Grey

Chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures
DeDe Lea

DeDe Lea

EVP, Government Affairs
Cyma Zarghami

Cyma Zarghami

President, Nikelodeon
Jim Bombassei

Jim Bombassei

SVP, Investor Relations
Mike Fricklas

Mike Fricklas

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Scott Mills

Scott Mills

EVP and Chief Administrative Officer
Wade Davis

Wade Davis

EVP and Chief Financial Officer

Viacom Office Locations

Viacom has offices in New York, Bangalore, Atlanta, Bentonville and in 19 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
1515 Broadway, Ny 10036
Washington, US
Washington Dc
Secacus, US
Secacus, Nj
San Francisco, US
San Francisco, Ca
Orlando, US
Orlando, Fl
Nashville, US
Nashville, Tn
Minneapolis, US
Minneapolis, Mn
Miami, US
Miami, Fl
Markham, CA
Markham, On
London, GB
17 29 Hawley Crescent, Nw1 8 Tt
Hollywood, US
Hollywood, Ca
Hauppauge, US
Hauppauge, Ny
Glendale, US
Glendale, Ca
Franklin, US
Franklin, Tn
Detroit, US
Detroit, Mi
Chicago, US
Chicago, Il
Santa Monica, US
2600 Colorado Ave, Ca 90404
Burbank, US
231 Olive Ave, Ca 91502
Bentonville, US
Bentonville, Ar
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, Ga
Bangalore, IN
Magnolia, Bangalore 560045

Viacom Data and Metrics

Viacom Financial Metrics

Viacom's revenue was reported to be $12.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

12.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

14.1 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

379 m


25.6 b
Viacom's current market capitalization is $14.1 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13.8 b13.3 b12.5 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

2.9 b2.9 b2.9 b

Operating expense total

9.7 b10.2 b10 b


4.1 b3.1 b2.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

615 m657 m616 m

Income tax expense

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b501 m519 m

Net Income

2.5 b2 b1.5 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


837 m1 b848 m2.4 b1 b506 m379 m


8.4 m6.1 m12.6 m

Current Assets

5.3 b4.7 b4.5 b


1 b947 m932 m


11.5 b11.5 b11.4 b

Total Assets

23.1 b22.2 b22.5 b

Accounts Payable

475 m506 m453 m

Total Debt

12.8 b12.3 b11.9 b

Current Liabilities

3.9 b3.9 b3.7 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

9.8 b10 b10.1 b

Retained Earnings

13.5 b14.8 b15.6 b

Total Equity

3.7 b3.6 b4.3 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

3.4 x3.4 x2.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.6 x0.6 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

6.2 x6.2 x5.2 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2.5 b2 b1.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

217 m222 m221 m

Accounts Receivable

(3.8 m)(11.8 m)


(526 k)(6.3 m)

Accounts Payable

252 m(9 m)(229 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.6 b2.3 b1.4 b

Capital Expenditures

(123 m)(142 m)(172 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(855 m)(257 m)(299 m)

Dividends Paid

(541 m)(564 m)(635 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(3.1 b)(2.5 b)(1.2 b)

Free Cash Flow

2.5 b2.2 b1.2 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


10.2 x


18.7 x


21.4 x


1.4 m


2.8 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.2 x

Viacom Operating Metrics

Feb, 2017


700 m

    Viacom Market Value History

    Viacom Median Salaries

    Source: 133 public H-1B filings from Viacom

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