Viacom Inc. (VIAB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Viacom Inc. (VIAB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Executive Summary

Viacom Inc. (VIAB)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.


The profile contains critical company information including:


- Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.

- Corporate strategy-Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.

- SWOT Analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

- Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.

- Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands of the company.

- Key competitors-A list of key competitors to the company.

- Key employees-A list of the key executives of the company.

- Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.

- Key operational heads-A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.

- Important locations and subsidiaries-A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.

- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years-The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.

- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods-The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.




Viacom Inc. (Viacom), a subsidiary of National Amusements Inc, is a media company. It creates entertainment content, including television programs, podcasts, short-form content, motion pictures, consumer products, games, live events and social media experiences for audiences on various platforms and devices. The company's media networks, include Telefe, Channel 5, MTV, BET, Logo, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Comedy Central, TV Land, CMT, VH1, Nick Jr. and Colors. Viacom has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and other regions. It has production facilities and offices in the US and the UK. Viacom is headquartered in New York, the US.


Viacom Inc. Key Recent Developments


Aug 17,2018: AwesomenessTV lays off 50% of staff

Aug 14,2018: Viacom launches new international digital unit to be led by longtime exec Brendan Yam

Aug 09,2018: Viacom reports third quarter results

Jun 08,2018: Viacom reports leadership transition at Nickelodeon Group

May 21,2018: Viacom names Pamela Kaufman as president, Viacom/Nickelodeon global consumer products


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You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.

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Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.

- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.


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- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.


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- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.


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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 5

List of Figures 5

Section 1-About the Company 6

Viacom Inc.-Key Facts 6

Viacom Inc.-Key Employees 7

Viacom Inc.-Key Employee Biographies 8

Viacom Inc.-Major Products and Services 9

Viacom Inc.-History 11

Viacom Inc.-Company Statement 14

Viacom Inc.-Locations And Subsidiaries 16

Head Office 16

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16

Section 2-Company Analysis 18

Company Overview 18

Viacom Inc.-Business Description 19

Business Segment: EMEA 19

Performance 19

Business Segment: Filmed Entertainment 19

Overview 19

Performance 19

Key Stats 19

Business Segment: Media Networks 20

Overview 20

Performance 20

Key Stats 20

Geographical Segment: All Other 20

Performance 20

Geographical Segment: US 20

Performance 20

Viacom Inc.-SWOT Analysis 21

SWOT Analysis-Overview 21

Viacom Inc.-Strengths 21

Viacom Inc.-Weaknesses 22

Viacom Inc.-Opportunities 23

Viacom Inc.-Threats 24

Viacom Inc.-Key Competitors 25

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 26

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 26

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 27

Performance Chart 30

Financial Performance 30

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 31

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 32

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 33

Aug 09, 2018: Viacom reports third quarter results 33

Aug 03, 2017: Viacom Q3 net earnings up 36

Jul 24, 2017: Viacom appoints new senior vice president of corporate communications 37

Jun 15, 2017: Viacom announces senior management changes 38

May 04, 2017: Viacom Q2 net earnings down 39

Apr 25, 2017: Viacom announces launch of global product development group 40

Apr 21, 2017: Viacom names new senior vice president of communications and culture 41

Apr 07, 2017: Viacom appoints executive vice president of Insights & Audience Science 42

Mar 13, 2017: Viacom appoints new executive vice president and chief data officer 43

Mar 10, 2017: Viacom names new executive vice president, general counsel and secretary 44

Section 5-Appendix 45

Methodology 45

Ratio Definitions 45

About GlobalData 49

Contact Us 49

Disclaimer 49

List of Figures

Viacom Inc., Performance Chart (2013-2017) 30

Viacom Inc., Ratio Charts 32

List of Tables

Viacom Inc., Key Facts 6

Viacom Inc., Key Employees 7

Viacom Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8

Viacom Inc., Major Products and Services 9

Viacom Inc., History 11

Viacom Inc., Subsidiaries 16

Viacom Inc., Key Competitors 25

Viacom Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26

Viacom Inc., Annual Ratios 27

Viacom Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 28

Viacom Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 29

Viacom Inc., Interim Ratios 31

Currency Codes 45

Capital Market Ratios 45

Equity Ratios 46

Profitability Ratios 46

Cost Ratios 47

Liquidity Ratios 47

Leverage Ratios 48

Efficiency Ratios 48

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