Viacom Inc. [VIAB] saw a change by -0.80% with the Thursday trading session, closing the trade at the price of $26.01. The company is holding 404.00M shares with keeping 362.90M floating shares. With the latest trading session, the stock is set at 11.58% off compared to its 52-week low, sliding -24.48% from high for the same period of time.

Since its 90-day high, the share price saw a move by -18.51%, trading +7.71% in oppose to its 90-day low While during the day, 404.00M shares valued at 1.61 million were bought and sold.

Viacom Inc. [NASDAQ:VIAB]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 23.31 to 34.44. This is compared to its latest closing price of $26.22.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Fri 15 Nov (In 63 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Viacom Inc. [VIAB]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Viacom Inc. [VIAB] sitting at +21.59 and its Gross Margin at +45.21, this company’s Net Margin is now 12.70%. These measurements indicate that Viacom Inc. [VIAB] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 15.85, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 12.20%. Its Return on Equity is 25.12, and its Return on Assets is 7.11. These metrics all suggest that Viacom Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Viacom Inc. [VIAB] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 136.11. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 57.65, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 42.39. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 4.99, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 128.46.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 6.28 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.35. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.47, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.45. Viacom Inc. [VIAB] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.84, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 7.47 and P/E Ratio of 6.42. These metrics all suggest that Viacom Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Viacom Inc. [VIAB] earns $1,244,519 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.24 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.55. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.28 and its Current Ratio is 1.50. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Viacom Inc. [VIAB] has 404.00M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $10.59B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 23.31 to 34.44. At its current price, it has moved down by -24.48% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 11.58% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.38, which indicates that it is 2.50% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 43.67. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Viacom Inc. [VIAB] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Viacom Inc. [VIAB], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.