Viacom Inc. ( VIA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased VIA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that VIA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.95, the dividend yield is 2.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VIA was $33.95, representing a -30.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $49 and a 20.39% increase over the 52 week low of $28.20.
VIA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) and Walt Disney Company ( DIS ). VIA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.67.
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