Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) shares traded 1.01% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $33.99. The stock exchanged hands 4.96 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.54 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $13.77 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $45.26 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 32 opinions.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) high price target of $57.5 and with a conservative view have low price target of $29.

Deutsche Bank “Downgrades” Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) in a research note issued to investors on 5/10/17 to Sell with price target of $0.

Additionally on 2/10/17 Wells Fargo “Upgrades” Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) to Outperform setting price target at $0 and on 2/10/17 Barrington Research “Upgrades” the stock to Outperform at $55. Furthermore on 2/10/17 Barclays “Downgrades” the stock to Equal-Weight at $0.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 20.79 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.08, Consequently Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 2.23%, 2.99% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.58.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.6. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

According to analysts Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.89 and can go high up to $1.13. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1.05 derived from a total of 30 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Previously Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.2. The company posted an earnings surprise of 33.9%.

Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.3 Billion according to 27 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $3.57 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.12 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $13.23 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $12.85 Billion and high estimates of $13.6 Billion according to 30 number of analysts.

Currently Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 87.5%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 15.04%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.82%.

Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) 52-week high price stands at $46.72 and low price stands at $33.50, its price distance from 52-week high is -27.25% while its distance from 52-week low price is 1.46%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 03/31/17, and 52-week low on 05/18/17.

Viacom Inc Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $12.91 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.07. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $11.89 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 2.86, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $1.66, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 20.52. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 2.66 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 11.27.