ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC) started the day on December 23, 2021, with a price increase of 4.80% at $30.58. During the day, the stock rose to $30.69 and sunk to $29.16 before settling in for the price of $29.18 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, VIAC posted a 52-week range of $28.29-$101.97.
It was noted that the giant of the Communication Services sector posted annual sales growth of 14.80% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 3.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -26.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $646.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $593.11 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $20.09 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $33.98, while the 200-day Moving Average is $41.75.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 22109 workers. It has generated 1,143,652 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 104,256. The stock had 3.56 Receivables turnover and 0.49 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +39.15, operating margin was +18.11 and Pretax Margin of +12.45.
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 69.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 08, this organization’s President and CEO bought 14,000 shares at the rate of 35.92, making the entire transaction reach 502,872 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 434,259. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 05, Company’s Director bought 27,525 for 36.30, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 999,064. This particular insider is now the holder of 27,525 in total.
ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2021, the organization reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.76) by $0. This company achieved a net margin of +9.12 while generating a return on equity of 16.13. 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 -26.30% and is forecasted to reach 3.84 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -6.27% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 3.30% 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 1.14. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $6.46, and its Beta score is 1.61. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.75. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 46.62.
In the same vein, VIAC’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 4.74, a figure that is expected to reach 0.45 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 3.84 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 14.82 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 20.91 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 45.99% While, its Average True Range was 1.15.
Raw Stochastic average of ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 16.50%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 53.88% 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 32.88% that was higher than 30.40% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.