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  • Previous Rank224
  • Revenues ($M)$13,263.00
  • Revenue Percent Change6.2%
  • Profits ($M)$1,874.00
  • Profits Percent Change30.3%
  • Assets ($M)$23,698.00
  • Employees11,200
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$12,918.90

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. Talks of reuniting with CBS came up in 2018, though disagreements and a lawsuit serve as potential obstacles.

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Company Info

Robert M. Bakish
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
HQ Location
New York City
Years on Fortune 500 List13
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2017.

Viacom Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$13,263.006.2%
Profits ($M)$1,874.0030.3%
Assets ($M)$23,698.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,035.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$12,918.90-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues14.1%
Profits as % of Assets7.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity31.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.68
EPS % Change (from 2016)29.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)-10.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-8.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-1.9%