Viacom Inc Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

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Sentiment for Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA)

Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA) institutional sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.18, from 1.04 in 2018Q1. The ratio is better, as 219 investment managers opened new or increased stock positions, while 180 trimmed and sold stock positions in Viacom Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 312.34 million shares, up from 308.74 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Viacom Inc in their top 10 stock positions increased from 6 to 8 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 35 Reduced: 145 Increased: 164 New Position: 55.

Viacom, Inc. operates as media brand worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.36 billion. The firm creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences. It has a 7.81 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment.

The stock increased 1.06% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $33.31. About 32,683 shares traded. Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) has declined 9.54% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.16% the S&P500.

Oldfield Partners Llp holds 16.33% of its portfolio in Viacom Inc. for 5.05 million shares. Stuyvesant Capital Management owns 122,010 shares or 6.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Contrarius Investment Management Ltd has 5.3% invested in the company for 4.49 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Permit Capital Llc has invested 4.85% in the stock. Barry Investment Advisors Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 327,615 shares.

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Viacom’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Viacom, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. VIA was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 26, 2018. The stock of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, September 26.

More notable recent Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Zomedica Announces $10 Million Private Offering of Common Shares – Nasdaq” on November 27, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: ““Guidance by Enforcement”: How the SEC Is Slowly Shaping ICO Regulation – Nasdaq” published on November 30, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Egypt to end dollar-guarantee mechanism for foreign investors – Nasdaq” on November 28, 2018. More interesting news about Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Exxon seeks to sell its stake in giant Azeri oil field – Nasdaq” published on December 04, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Germany’s Via Optronics preps U.S. IPO – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 30, 2018.

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) Institutional Positions Chart

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