Institutional Investor Sentiment About Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA) Increased

June 17, 2018 - By Ash

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Sentiment for Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA)

Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.03, from 1.07 in 2017Q4. The ratio turned negative, as 207 institutional investors started new and increased holdings, while 199 decreased and sold their equity positions in Viacom Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 308.74 million shares, down from 316.23 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Viacom Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 7 to 6 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 37 Reduced: 162 Increased: 143 New Position: 64.

Viacom, Inc. operates as media brand worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.88 billion. The firm creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences. It has a 6.79 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment.

The stock increased 0.89% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $34. About 66,569 shares traded or 81.68% up from the average. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) has declined 15.76% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.33% the S&P500.

Oldfield Partners Llp holds 16.53% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. for 6.13 million shares. Stuyvesant Capital Management owns 122,050 shares or 7.72% of their US portfolio. Moreover, S. Muoio & Co. Llc has 7.52% invested in the company for 444,681 shares. The New York-based Tremblant Capital Group has invested 4.89% in the stock. Permit Capital Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 275,000 shares.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Viacom Inc’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Viacom Inc, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. VIA was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 27, 2017. The stock has “Sell” rating by Rosenblatt on Tuesday, January 16.

More notable recent Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) news were published by: Fiercebiotech.com which released: “After Aravive’s CEO exits, Fierce 15 winner reveals near-death Versartis merger deal” on June 04, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Nickelodeon president resigns after 30 years with network” published on June 04, 2018, Gurufocus.com published: “Netflix Upends Traditional Media/Entertainment Industry” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “With or Without Time Warner, AT&T Stock Isn’t Worth Buying” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Saudi Arabia to supply full July crude oil volumes to some Asian buyers” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) Institutional Positions Chart

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