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  • Previous Rank221
  • Revenues ($M)$12,943.0
  • Revenue Percent Change-2.4%
  • Profits ($M)$1,719.0
  • Profits Percent Change-8.3%
  • Assets ($M)$23,783.0
  • Employees10,880

The entertainment company produces and distributes films and programming through brands including Paramount Pictures and MTV. It is the subject of on-again off-again talks concerning a merger with CBS.

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Company Info

Robert M. Bakish
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
HQ Location
New York, N.Y.
Years on Fortune 500 List14
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018.

Viacom Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,943.0-2.4%
Profits ($M)$1,719.0-8.3%
Assets ($M)$23,783.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$7,407.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues13.3%
Profits as % of Assets7.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.27
EPS % Change (from 2017)-8.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-2.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-14.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-19.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)5.0%