ViacomCBS Inc. Class B (VIAC)

Prev Close 41.69
Day Low/High 40.76 / 41.88
52 Wk Low/High 24.44 / 101.97
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 646.29B
Market Cap 26.94B
P/E Ratio 21.00
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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New Adds

I added to , , , , and this morning.

Today's Trades

* Added to short September $424 puts ($12.98) * Added to , , (spec), longs * Added to short

Recommended Reading

In the matter of ViacomCBS , here.

Stream, Baby, Stream!

I have added to my streamers today -- AT&T , Discovery  and Viacom . Positions are getting more material.

Netflix's Story Is Unfolding With Many Twists and Turns

Netflix's Story Is Unfolding With Many Twists and Turns

Here's how I would play NFLX -- without too much drama -- as it's set to report next week.

Adding to VIAC

I added small to ViacomCBS  in premarket trading at $41.65.  

Trading Viacom

I have added to Viacom on the move lower and I have sold some VIAC July (next Friday) $43 puts.  

My Tactical Approach to the Markets

* Treading slowly as I build up a (small) net short book * I am often wrong and always in doubt  For reasons mentioned daily in my Diary I find myself, today, nearly at the polar opposite of the bullish cabal. That election is based on fundamental a...

Why Viacom Is Moving

This tweet is moving ViacomCBS now: BREAKING: Biggest takeaway from the #SunValley Allen & Co conference: Shari Redstone made it clear she's shopping @ViacomCBS and not just to @comcast. Second biggest takeaway: The security acted like bigger asshol...

Big Reversal

Big reversal in ViacomCBS this afternoon. We picked up some more on the early morning weakness.

Adding to SPY Calls Short, Buying More ViacomCBS

I added to my short in the SPDR S&P 500 August (monthly) $430 calls on the opening. I also added to ViacomCBS this morning on weakness.

Stirring the ViacomCBS Takeover Speculation Pot

Over the weekend Charlie Gasparino stirred up the ViacomCBS takeover story: SCOOP (1/3): Shari Redstone held "multiple level-one" (very preliminary merger) meetings with other media CEOs at #SunValley making it clear she was shopping @ViacomCBS, sou...

Adding to 2 Stocks

I am adding to ViacomCBS  and Discovery  now.

More Trades

I continue to pick at and longs, and I have added (small) to my and shorts at $431.81 and $357.05, respectively.  


I am bidding for ViacomCBS (below the market) and offering Beyond Meat  short (above the market).  I will try to publish a new "Levels" column early tomorrow morning.

Timing Is Everything

, and were my recent Trades of the Week.  Apparently I was a week early!

2021 Has Been a Year of Surprises

* "Group Stink" stunk up the joint in the first half of the year * The last half of the year likely holds some more surprises as the bull market in complacency could peak * Look for the unexpected As we move this week to the end of the quarter, and ...

18 Winners in the Digital Future

18 Winners in the Digital Future

These best-of-class stocks represent powerful investment trends that will be difficult to disrupt.


Bidding for more ViacomCBS  and Discovery  now.

ViacomCBS... If

If I was active I would be buying more ViacomCBS here at $41.65.

Trade of the Week - Long Fox, ViacomCBS, and Discovery

* Linear TV network demand is surprisingly strong * Scatter pricing is at all time highs Contrary to general expectations, the post pandemic upfront TV market is robust with double digit ad growth.   This is unexpected and could result in an improvi...

'Fast' Take on AMC

"Just one more thing." - Lt Columbo   I just sent this email to Melissa Lee on "Fast Money" about AMC . Here are some of my points: 1. AMC has not materially improved its balance sheet -- look at net debt, it has barely budged. The recent Mudrick de...

Housekeeping Items

As I am now only three trading days away from my hedge fund launch I am liquidating my entire equity positions in order to get liquid to make a contribution into Seabreeze Capital Partners LP. This afternoon I have sold ViacomCBS , Disney , Twitter ...

Shedding Light on AMC and More

From Light Shed Partners Rich Greenfield (check out the multiples to EBITDA on our value plays, Viacom and Discovery ): My twitter account has been attacked by 1000's of hateful and harrassing tweets from the AMC retail "mob" (we've blocked over 7,0...

Time to Be Fearful When FIN TV Is Greedy?

* The "I told you so crowd" is growing more boastful * And, that alone, is a reason to be concerned * The odor of "Group Stink" is strong these days "You don't realize how easy this game (of baseball) is until you get up in that broadcasting booth."...

Minding Mr. Market

It was a glorious day in the market without memory from day to day.   Up from flagpole to that's all (an old horse racing term!), market breadth was excellent (2,200 upside, 1,000 downside at 3:38 p.m.).   However, with systemic products and strateg...

From the Street of Dreams

Bank of America upgrades ViacomCBS -- raising its price target to $53 from $38.