Published: Tue, April 17, 2018
Entertaiment | By Mabel Barber

Clearline Capital LP Increased Stake in Viacom INC New (VIAB)


$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.

Stocks to Watch: Viacom, Inc. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 42.20%.

Mutual Of America Capital Management Llc decreased First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) stake by 3,526 shares to 5,430 valued at $470,000 in 2017Q4. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Viacom from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. The Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp holds 514,121 shares with $43.98M value, down from 616,721 last quarter.

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $45.58. Since April 16, 2017 VIAB has declined 30.65% and is downtrending. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in Viacom by 1.2% during the 4th quarter. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, August 13 by Barrington Research. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.09. After $3.89 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth.

Among 39 analysts covering Viacom Inc. - Class B Common Stock (NASDAQ:VIAB) as follows: 5 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 15 with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Neutral" on Tuesday, September 27. Viacom, Inc.'s EPS for the trailing 12 months is 4.75. (NASDAQ:VIAB) rating on Friday, July 7. Mizuho has "Hold" rating and $86.0 target. Guggenheim raised Viacom from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $48.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 9th. As per Monday, February 6, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. On Thursday, January 4 Wells Fargo maintained Viacom, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, January 2 to "Underperform". It also upped Merrimack Pharmaceuticals In stake by 68,562 shares and now owns 83,969 shares. They expect $0.85 EPS, up 16.44% or $0.12 from last year's $0.73 per share. VIAB's profit could hit $323.75 million if the current EPS of $0.79 is accurate. Therefore 32% are positive. (NASDAQ:VIAB) and who is betting for and against the firm according to their trades. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, June 26. The company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 20. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $58.0 target. On Thursday, November 16 the firm earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold" on Friday, February 9.

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Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp increased Servicenow Inc (NYSE:NOW) stake by 57,000 shares to 354,513 valued at $46.23M in 2017Q4. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IEF) by 3,232 shares in the quarter, for a total of 38,616 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IEFA). Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in Q4 2017.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $300,061 activity. It is positive, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. Moreover, Wellington Management Limited Liability Partnership has 1.14% invested in Apple Inc. Loop Capital began coverage on shares of Viacom in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. 43,215 were accumulated by Advisors Cap Mngmt Lc. Investors may use Price to Book to display how the market portrays the value of a stock. Churchill reported 0.06% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The formula is calculated by looking at companies that have a high earnings yield as well as a high return on invested capital. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp owns 2.50 million shares or 5.34% of their USA portfolio. Windsor Capital Mngmt Lc has 10,821 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio.

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