Viacom B (VIAB) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.87%
  • Dividend

     0.8
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     14.9%
  • Dividend increased

     6 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     22%
  • Dividend pay date

     10/2/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     9/14/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     7 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 30.5%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     10 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     17.8
  • Tweed factor

     10.1
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
30.5%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
28.3%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-45.5%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-61.9%
Price change from 52 week high   
-40.3%
Price change from 50 days average   
-4.7%
Price change from 200 days average   
-22.9%
Price info
Change
0.27 (0.98%)


Last price
27.91 USD


Day range
27.53 - 28.30


Year range
26.65 - 46.72

Financial health
Current ratio
1.05


Debt/equity ratio
315.20


Cash
327.00M


Debt
12.57B


Credit rating
BBB

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
7.68


Price/book (P/B)
2.06


Forward price/earning (P/E)
7.03


Price/sales (P/S)
0.84


PEG
1.25


Market cap
11.22B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
2.7200,2.0000,2.6500
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-1.3%
10 year history
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,0.3000,0.8000,1.0500,1.1500,1.2600,1.5300,1.6000
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  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
2.7200,2.0000,2.6500,,3.5900,3.6900,4.8400,5.4300,4.7300,4.6600
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Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.2%
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,,15.4800,14.7500,15.1700,10.0200,7.2100,9.3400
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Book value per share growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,,22.2000,24.9000,25.3000,22.6000,32.4000,32.8000
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Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
676.0000,625.0000,608.0000,,594.0000,538.0000,495.0000,440.0000,406.0000,402.0000
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Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-5.6%
Other companies in the entertainment - diversified industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
Canada   Corus Entertainment 14 yrs6.67%7.3%
USA   Comcast 10 yrs1.66%20.5%
USA   Time Warner 8 yrs1.56%12.3%
USA   Walt Disney Company 7 yrs1.57%28.8%
Company profile
Empoloyees
9,900


Sector


Website


Viacom Inc. operates as an entertainment content company in the United States and internationally. The company creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, consumer products, social media, and other entertainment content. It operates in two segments, Media Net...
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Address:
1515 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036

Phone:
+1 212 258-6000
The dividend of Viacom B is 0.8 USD and based on a stock price of 27.91, the yield is 2.87%. Since 2011they have raised their dividend each year, that is 6 years in a row. An earnings per share of 3.63 and a dividend of 0.8 gives Viacom B a payout ratio of 22%. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 10 years. They have increased their dividend by 14.9% on average in the last 5 years. The ex-dividend date for VIAB is 9/14/2017, and 10/2/2017 is their dividend pay date. This US company was founded in and has 9,900 employees. They are in the services sector and the entertainment - diversified industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.






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