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Viacom

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The entertainment company, created in 2005 as a spin-off from CBS, produces and distributes films and programming through brands including Paramount Pictures and MTV Films.

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CEO

Robert Bakish

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Media

Industry

Entertainment

HQ Location

New York, NY

Years on Fortune 500 List

12

Employees

9,650

Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2016.Profile provided by S&P Global.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,488-5.9%
Profits ($M)$1,438.0-25.2%
Assets ($M)$22,508
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$4,277
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$18,503
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues11.5%
Profits as % of Assets6.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity33.6%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.61
EPS % Change (from 2015)-23.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)0.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5.0%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)-11.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-2.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-0.1%
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