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Viacom Inc (VIAB)
Services | Media
30.24  1.78%
VIAB vs MEDIA SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
VIABSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO6.2640.820.18
EV/EBITDA RATIO2.941212.15
P/S RATIO0.882.12.14
P/B RATIO1.944.83.29
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY35.24%19.24%13.65%
RETURN ON CAPITAL13.42%11.33%10.09%
NET MARGIN14.11%10.81%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.73%
PAYOUT RATIO16.6%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH-14.05%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY175%
INTEREST COVERAGE4.2x
CURRENT RATIO1.55
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH4.87%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-0.92%
5 YR BPS GROWTH0.41%
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Viacom Inc ranks well on valuation
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK A / 47PURE VALUE RANKA / 8
DIVIDEND RANKA / 97MOAT RANKB / 189
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKC / 233GROWTH RANKD / 372
MOMENTUM RANKD / 480
tickrz MFM rank A / 47
Viacom Inc receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.
value
pure value ranking A / 8Warren Buffett ranking B / 159
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Viacom Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 6.3x, a P/B ratio of 1.9x, a P/S ratio of 0.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 2.9x. Viacom Inc ranks 8 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Viacom Inc ranks 159 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Viacom Inc is probably not for you.

quality
moat B / 189financial strength C / 233
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.Viacom Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 4.2x, a debt/equity ratio of 175% and a Moat Rank of 189 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum D / 480
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -37.37% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 480. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Viacom Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 97
value + yield
Shares currently yield 2.73%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Viacom Inc ranks 97 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Viacom Inc.

growth D / 372
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 4.9% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -0.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 0.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

Viacom Inc (VIAB)
Services | Media
30.24  1.78%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio6.26x
P/B Ratio1.94x
P/S Ratio0.88x
EV/EBITDA Ratio2.94x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.73%
PAYOUT RATIO16.6%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH-14.05%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY175%
INTEREST COVERAGE4.2x
CURRENT RATIO1.55
MOAT
ROE35.24%
ROIC13.42%
Net Margin14.11%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH4.87%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-0.92%
5 YR BPS GROWTH0.41%

TICKRZ RANK
Viacom Inc receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Viacom Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 6.3x, a P/B ratio of 1.9x, a P/S ratio of 0.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 2.9x. Viacom Inc ranks 8 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Viacom Inc ranks 159 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Viacom Inc is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Viacom Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 4.2x, a debt/equity ratio of 175% and a Moat Rank of 189 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -37.37% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 480. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Viacom Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 2.73%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Viacom Inc ranks 97 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Viacom Inc.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 4.9% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -0.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 0.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.