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ViacomCBS is a global media and entertainment company. It was formed as a result of a merger between Viacom and CBS. The company operates through 4 segments: TV Entertainment, Cable Networks, Filmed Entertainment, and Publishing. The TV Entertainment segment creates and acquires programming for distribution and viewing on multiple media platforms, including proprietary broadcast network, through multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) and virtual MVPDs, and streaming services, as well as for licensing to third parties. The Cable Networks segment creates and acquires programming for distribution and viewing on multiple media platforms, including proprietary cable networks, through MVPDs and virtual MVPDs, and own streaming services, as well as for licensing to third parties. The Filmed Entertainment segment develops, produces, finances, acquires, and distributes films, television programming, and other entertainment content in various markets and media. The Publishing segment publishes and distributes Simon & Schuster consumer books.

TypePublic
Founded2019
HQNew York, NY, US
Websiteviacomcbs.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)23,990
Job Openings718
Revenue (FY, 2020)$25.3 B(-9%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$44.9(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at ViacomCBS

Robert M. Bakish

Robert M. Bakish

President and CEO
Alex Berkett

Alex Berkett

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
George Cheeks

George Cheeks

President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Entertainment Group
Marc DeBevoise

Marc DeBevoise

Chief Digital Officer, ViacomCBS, and CEO and President, ViacomCBS Digital
Anthony DiClemente

Anthony DiClemente

Executive Vice President, Investor Relations
James N. Gianopulos

James N. Gianopulos

Chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures
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ViacomCBS Office Locations

ViacomCBS has offices in New York, Burbank, Chicago, Hauppauge and in 30 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
1515 Broadway
Burbank, CA, US
231 W Olive Ave
Chicago, IL, US
Equitable Building, 401 N Michigan Ave
Hauppauge, NY, US
35 Adams Ave
Jersey City, NJ, US
100 Town Square Pl
Los Angeles, CA, US
1575 N Gower St
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ViacomCBS Financials and Metrics

ViacomCBS Revenue

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ViacomCBS's revenue was reported to be $25.29 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

7.4b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

3.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

41.1%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

923.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.5b

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2021)

26.8b

Closing stock price (21-Jul-2021)

44.9

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

5.5b

EV

40.6b
ViacomCBS's current market capitalization is $26.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

13.7b14.5b27.8b25.3b

Revenue growth, %

6%92%

Cost of goods sold

8.4b9.1b17.2b15.0b

Gross profit

5.3b5.4b10.6b10.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

3.8b3.5b3.3b4.2b3.8b3.3b6.7b6.3b6.1b7.4b

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.2b1.9b2.7b2.5b2.1b4.1b3.5b3.6b4.4b

Gross profit

1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b2.6b2.8b2.5b3.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

36%37%41%34%34%37%39%44%41%41%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

285.0m322.0m632.0m3.0b

Accounts Receivable

3.7b4.0b7.2b7.0b

Prepaid Expenses

194.0m149.0m401.0m622.0m

Inventories

1.8b2.0b2.9b1.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

147.0m252.0m182.0m500.0m216.0m196.0m589.0m2.3b3.1b5.5b

Accounts Receivable

3.8b3.6b3.7b4.1b3.8b3.7b7.2b7.1b6.9b7.3b

Prepaid Expenses

631.0m117.0m137.0m152.0m158.0m218.0m1.2b1.2b1.3b1.0b

Inventories

1.6b1.9b1.8b1.5b1.9b2.0b1.4b1.8b1.9b1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

357.0m2.0b3.3b2.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

243.0m428.0m443.0m430.0m

Inventories

(723.0m)(830.0m)(14.2b)(12.2b)

Accounts Payable

(35.0m)(94.0m)297.0m188.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

511.0m911.0m1.4b1.6b2.0b2.3b519.0m1.2b1.9b911.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

56.0m112.0m168.0m53.0m106.0m158.0m113.0m237.0m335.0m99.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

717.0m1.0b1.2b438.0m314.0m341.0m356.0m1.2b2.6b1.7b

Purchases of PP&E

(62.0m)
USDFY, 2017

Debt/Equity

5.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

10.5 x
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ViacomCBS Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Television Stations

292929

Websites

171717
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ViacomCBS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
AnaneyApril 06, 2020
CBS CorporationDecember 04, 2019
ViacomDecember 04, 2019
14 Hours Productions Inc.
1928778 Ontario Inc.
2POP, LLC
Aardvark Productions, Inc.
AC INVERSORA S.A.
AG Films Canada Inc.
ATCO I S.A.
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ViacomCBS Revenue Breakdown

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ViacomCBS revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.3% from TV Entertainment, 44.2% from Cable Networks, 10.6% from Filmed Entertainment and 2.9% from Other

ViacomCBS revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 79.7% from United States and 20.3% from International

ViacomCBS Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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ViacomCBS Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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ViacomCBS Online and Social Media Presence

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ViacomCBS Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    70/100

  • Diversity

    C

    66/100

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ViacomCBS News and Updates

Comcast and ViacomCBS face prisoner's dilemma as they consider ways to work together

Comcast and ViacomCBS have held preliminary discussions about potentially working together to bolster their streaming video services.

The Wall Street Journal: CEOs of Comcast, ViacomCBS met to talk possible streaming partnership overseas

Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Brian Roberts met with ViacomCBS Inc. Chairman Shari Redstone in recent weeks to discuss a potential streaming partnership for international markets, according to people familiar with the matter, a sign the media companies see opportunities to join forces.

ViacomCBS Stock Jumps More Than 12% In A Week – Here’s Why

ViacomCBS stock increased more than 12% in just the last one week. In the last ten days the rise has been 8% while in the last one month the stock is up 6.6%. The primary reason for the rally in the last one week has been news reports of media giant Comcast considering making a bid for ViacomCBS...

ViacomCBS, Roku shares close up on report that Comcast is considering a deal

Comcast chief Brian Roberts is exploring new options for the company's push into streaming, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Where Is ViacomCBS Stock Headed After Almost 50% Value Erosion?

ViacomCBS stock has lost almost half of its value in just the last three months as the stock dropped from $80 to $42 currently. The market had been over enthusiastic about the stock since the beginning of 2021 due to its effort of transforming to a streaming giant from a traditional cable media...

Bank of America double upgrades ViacomCBS on its potential as an acquisition target

The upgrade follows last week's announcement from AT&T and Discover.
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ViacomCBS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ViacomCBS founded?

    ViacomCBS was founded in 2019.

  • Who are ViacomCBS key executives?

    ViacomCBS's key executives are Robert M. Bakish, Alex Berkett and George Cheeks.

  • How many employees does ViacomCBS have?

    ViacomCBS has 23,990 employees.

  • What is ViacomCBS revenue?

    Latest ViacomCBS annual revenue is $25.3 b.

  • What is ViacomCBS revenue per employee?

    Latest ViacomCBS revenue per employee is $1.1 m.

  • Who are ViacomCBS competitors?

    Competitors of ViacomCBS include hulu, YouTube and Warner Media.

  • Where is ViacomCBS headquarters?

    ViacomCBS headquarters is located at 1515 Broadway, New York.

  • Where are ViacomCBS offices?

    ViacomCBS has offices in New York, Burbank, Chicago, Hauppauge and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does ViacomCBS have?

    ViacomCBS has 37 offices.