Should You Hold Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)

It has underperformed by 1.31% the S&P500.

Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Marc Majzner increased its stake in Viacom Inc New (VIAB) by 32.57%. On Sunday, February 11 the stock of Viacom, Inc. The Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp holds 514,121 shares with $43.98M value, down from 616,721 last quarter. $12.61 billion is the MC of Viacom Inc New. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $30.7.Currently Viacom, Inc.is downtrending after 30.65% change in last April 14, 2017. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of Viacom, Inc. On Monday, November 20 Deutsche Bank upgraded Viacom, Inc. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 64% are positive. Zacks Investment Research raised Viacom from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $37.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory with "Market Perform". On Friday, November 17 the stock has "Buy" rating by UBS. Finally, Atlantic Securities raised Viacom from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. On Tuesday, January 2 the firm earned "Hold" rating by Barrington. The firm has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, August 7. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 4 by MoffetNathanson. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $34.83. (NASDAQ:VIAB)'s stock was -0.36%. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 21 by Piper Jaffray. The company's Market capitalization is $56.17B with the total Outstanding Shares of 2.18B. VIAB's profit will be $324.47 million for 9.72 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $300,061 activity. 111 funds opened positions while 216 raised stakes. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 332.49 million shares, up from 327.87 million shares in 2017Q3. Loop Capital began coverage on shares of Viacom in a research report on Thursday, March 15th.

Institutional Ownership/ Insider Ownership: Viacom, Inc. institutional ownership is held at 95.1% while insider ownership was 0.1%. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Rockland Trust Commerce has 20,932 shares for 0.46% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp owns 2.50 million shares or 5.34% of their United States portfolio. 3,363 are held by Garde Incorporated. Provise Management Group Ltd Liability Corp invested in 41,465 shares. They expect $2.71 earnings per share, up 29.05% or $0.61 from last year's $2.1 per share. The company has its outstanding shares of 407.90M. 43,215 were accumulated by Advisors Cap Mngmt Lc. Legacy Private Tru reported 8,516 shares. At the moment, the 14-days ATR for Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB) is noted at 0.85. - Class B Common Stock has 28 analyst reports. The company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 20. As per Wednesday, November 22, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bernstein. Tremblant Capital Group now owns 4,520,883 shares of the company's stock worth $139,289,000 after buying an additional 13,105 shares during the last quarter. Mizuho has "Hold" rating and $86.0 target. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $80.0 target in Friday, December 15 report.

Check Capital Management Inc, which manages about $796.94 million and $1.82 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) by 1.48 million shares to 1.35 million shares, valued at $81.78 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also upped Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG) stake by 90,500 shares and now owns 96,000 shares.

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