ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC)

34.68
0.68 1.90
NASDAQ : Consumer Services
Prev Close 35.36
Open 35.25
Day Low/High 34.61 / 35.61
52 Wk Low/High 34.79 / 53.71
Volume 6.72M
Avg Volume 6.47M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 562.98M
Market Cap 21.84B
EPS 5.20
P/E Ratio 4.56
Div & Yield 0.96 (2.18%)

Latest News

Morning Action

I have been quite active this morning. * I have covered all of my , and shorts (at very good prices) in pre-market and in early market trading. * I have sold my entire SPY put position for a good profit. * I have added to (Mario Gabelli pushed the n...

Takeaways and Margaritas

It's almost as if "someone" puts in a huge futures order on any dip... * Bonds were a feature, rising strongly (as yields fell by 4 basis points). The 10-year U.S. note yield closed at 1.735%. A multi-month low in yields normally doesn't jive with t...

Trades Today

Watch bonds - as they are not modifying the equity market's recent rise. The yield on the 10 year is down to 1.72% (-5 bps on the day) - that's a multi-month low as I mentioned on Wednesday. I have pressed my JP Morgan short hedge against my bank ho...

Jim Cramer: I'm a Believer

Jim Cramer: I'm a Believer

While some fear a crash like the one after 1999's party, I couldn't leave this market if I tried.

Today's Trade

My only trade today is adding to my large ViacomCBS holdings.

My 15 Surprises for 2020 (Part Two)

* In 2019 equities rose far faster and interest rates fell sharper than the consensus expected * 2020 could be a year of out-of-the-VIX thinking and mean reversion in valuations/stock prices as profits, politics, geopolitical events and other uncert...

Apple, Apple and More Apple

Apple, Apple and More Apple

I am not selling any more Apple based on my price targets. I will sell more Apple when the chart turns.

4 Media Stock Picks for 2020: Movies, Sports and Entertainment

4 Media Stock Picks for 2020: Movies, Sports and Entertainment

These names are well-positioned to benefit from the changing media landscape.

Getting Shorter

* Putting my money where my mouth and pen are! In keeping with this morning's opener, "Stocks Grow Expensive as the Market Ignores Geopolitical Risks ", I have further increased my outsized net short exposure this morning: * In pre-market trading I ...

Netflix Really Is a Cliffhanger, Isn't It?

Netflix Really Is a Cliffhanger, Isn't It?

Fresh off the Golden Globes and heading toward earnings, here's how to play the unpredictable NFLX.

Subscriber Comment of the Day

Thomas C  Night of upsets at 2020 Golden Globes Once Upon a Time in Hollywood from Sony Pictures (NYSE: ) and 1917 from Universal (NASDAQ: ) took home the top prizes for best picture in their respective categories on a night packed with upsets at th...

I'm Focusing My Eye on Reward vs. Risk With My Top Stock Pick for 2020

I'm Focusing My Eye on Reward vs. Risk With My Top Stock Pick for 2020

ViacomCBS offers solid upside potential with only modest downside risk based on the company's characteristics.

My Pick for 2020? You Won't Believe It's Been on Your Screen All Along

My Pick for 2020? You Won't Believe It's Been on Your Screen All Along

This company made headlines in 2019, and I'm betting on it as a great play -- in many senses of the word -- for this new year.

A Look-See and Some Market Highlights in My Portfolio Today

Some market highlights today (in my book): * Kraft Heinz sneaking back to the old highs. *Cronos Group and Canopy Growth Corp (a helluva trade off of the morning lows) are cannabis leadership. * Cannabis spec basket still ++. * The iShares Barclays ...

Individual Investors Are Back! Trading Cisco: Market Recon

Individual Investors Are Back! Trading Cisco: Market Recon

It seemed to happen overnight. People watched. People listened. People cared. About what? Individual stocks.

Jim Cramer: The Market's Judgment on Price Isn't Perfect

Jim Cramer: The Market's Judgment on Price Isn't Perfect

Wrong valuations -- such as those in Conagra Brands and Rite Aid -- exist, and they can make you money.

Movin' on Up: TWTR and VIAC

Looking Good Billy Ray, Feeling Good Louis! Twitter and ViacomCBS continue their upside move this morning. I am seeing large plain vanilla institutional buyers at several trading desks.

From The Street of Dreams

Today Needham named ViacomCBS   their favorite 2020 media play citing "inexpensive valuation, falling risks, content, agnostic approach, hidden asset values, streaming assets, and restrains upside." This follows BankAmerica and Deutsche Bank 'Buy' i...

My ViacomCBS Price Target Has Been Raised After Just 2 Weeks; Here's Why

My ViacomCBS Price Target Has Been Raised After Just 2 Weeks; Here's Why

The upside potential of the merged media giant is even greater than an initial working of the numbers suggested.

Is There a More Fun Stock to Trade Than Roku? Here's My Idea

Is There a More Fun Stock to Trade Than Roku? Here's My Idea

What's the big attraction to a business like Roku's? Plain and simple, a fair number of consumers actually enjoy the convenience of the cable box. Even cord cutters.

More VIAC

I added to ViacomCBS on the morning dip.

An Even Stronger Case for ViacomCBS

* I am raising my price target for ViacomCBS from $53 to $57.50 * Trading under $40 a share, ViacomCBS has a market cap of only $22 billion * 2020-21 annual sales should grow by about 8%, cash flow by 11% (free cash flow by 20%) and earnings per sha...

My Takeaways: Reaching the Bollinger Point

It is interesting to note that both the SPDR S&P 500 exchange-traded fund trust and PowerShares QQQ Trust are now above the Bollinger ranges:  The indexes did that in early January, 2018 and the market kept surging for a few more weeks -- but this i...

Here's What's Happening Midday

As we approach midday, market breadth is quite strong -- at 3-1 positive. Financials and retailers (I added to and ) are upside features. I am bidding for more and . There are 12 more trading sessions of 2019 and just about anything can happen as "t...

Adding to ViacomCBS on Weakness

I added further to my large ViacomCBS position at an average of $37.15 today. I would not be surprised to see the stock under continued tax-loss selling pressure over the next two to three weeks. This is an investment and not a trade.

My Takeaways: Have a Pickle? 'Cause Today Was a Big Nothing Burger

* Today's market was a "nothing burger" * I had very little commentary today because there was little to discuss! * Market breadth was virtually flat. As I mentioned the S&P 500 flat-lined over the last four hours of trading. * Bonds were slightly w...

More VIAC

I added to ViacomCBS at $38.76 just now.

Department of Redundancy Department

There is huge redundancy in the Viacom/CBS deal. Case in point, this morning the merged company announced its plans to sell CBS's headquarters.