Viacom Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VIAB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that VIAB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of VIAB was $61.91,
representing a -0.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.10 and
a 38.04% increase over the 52 week low of $44.85.
VIAB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Comcast Corporation (
) and Comcast Corporation (
). VIAB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.26. Zacks Investment Research reports VIAB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.51%, compared to an
industry average of 4.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to VIAB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VIAB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Media (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of
14.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VIAB at 5.2%.