ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC) started the day on February 22, 2021, with a price increase of 5.50% at $66.14. During the day, the stock rose to $67.20 and sunk to $63.40 before settling in for the price of $62.69 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, VIAC posted a 52-week range of $10.10-$63.73.
The company of the Communication Services sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 15.00%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 16.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -2.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $616.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $552.32 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $40.48 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $45.43, while the 200-day Moving Average is $31.46.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 23990 employees. It has generated 1,159,316 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 136,307. The stock had 4.95 Receivables turnover and 0.78 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +36.48, operating margin was +16.18 and Pretax Margin of +12.03.
ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Entertainment Industry. ViacomCBS Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 95.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 11, this organization’s EVP, Pub Pol’y & Gov Relations sold 10,459 shares at the rate of 29.91, making the entire transaction reach 312,776 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 28,542. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 08, Company’s Director sold 18,075 for 28.49, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 514,940. This particular insider is now the holder of 32,774 in total.
ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2020, the organization reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.8) by $0.11. This company achieved a net margin of +11.76 while generating a return on equity of 40.85. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.06 per share during the current fiscal year.
ViacomCBS Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -2.90% and is forecasted to reach 4.14 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -2.94% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 16.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.07. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $16.33, and its Beta score is 1.88. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.14. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 50.98.
In the same vein, VIAC’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 4.05, a figure that is expected to reach 1.02 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.14 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC), its last 5-days Average volume was 15.03 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 16.94 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 91.99% While, its Average True Range was 2.92.
Raw Stochastic average of ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 97.36%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 94.17% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 31.72% that was lower than 46.84% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.