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  • Previous Rank
    213
  • Revenues ($M)
    $12,488
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -5.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,438
  • Profits Percent Change
    -25.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $22,508
  • Employees
    9,650
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $18,503

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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Company Info

CEO
Robert Bakish
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Media
Industry
Entertainment
HQ Location
New York, NY
Websitehttp://www.viacom.com
Years on Fortune 500 List12
Employees9,650
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2016.

Viacom Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,488-5.9%
Profits ($M)$1,438-25.2%
Assets ($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%

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%