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    ViacomCBS Stock Has Fallen 45% in 2020: Can It Rebound?

    ViacomCBS (NASDAQ:VIAC) has struggled since it reported disappointing fourth-quarter results. The company reported revenue of $6.9 billion.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why Has ViacomCBS Stock Fallen 36% in 2020?

    ViacomCBS investors have been disappointed. So far, the stock has fallen 36% YTD. However, ViacomCBS isn’t the only media company with struggling stock.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    ViacomCBS Diverts Investor Attention from Netflix Stock

    Netflix (NFLX) stock fell 0.6% on December 4, the day Viacom and CBS completed their merger to form a new entity, ViacomCBS (VIACA) (VIAC).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Investing in CBD? Real Brands Is Making Big Moves

    The CBD market is growing, and acquisitions are heating up. Real Brands is a top, under-the-radar investment candidate that should be on your radar.

    By Real Brands, Inc. (RLBD)
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    Amid Cord-Cutting, Dish Sues to Seal Revenue Loophole

    Cord-cutting has greatly diminished Dish Network’s (DISH) core television broadcast business, and could continue to do so.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    How Could the Viacom-CBS Merger Affect Netflix?

    This week, Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) agreed to merge to form a new media entity, ViacomCBS. That merger could affect Netflix in several ways. With their merger, Viacom and CBS aim to become a major player in the video streaming market. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who is set to lead ViacomCBS, said in an […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    How Netflix Wants to Take Over India’s Streaming Video Market

    Netflix (NFLX) has long relied on international markets to drive its streaming video business growth.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Why Netflix Isn’t Doomed despite Subscriber and Show Losses

    Netflix (NFLX) hit a rough patch in the second quarter. The company’s number of US subscribers declined for the first time in nearly a decade.

    By Neha Gupta
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    AT&T Customers Miss Out amid CBS Blackout Dispute

    AT&T (T) has reportedly failed to renew its carriage programming contract with CBS (CBS) amid disputes about higher fees.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    CBS-Viacom Merger Talks Continue

    CBS (CBS) and Viacom (VIAB) are progressing with merger talks, according to a report from Fox Business. Currently, the deliberations are quiet.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    AT&T Might Face Blackout of CBS and Nexstar Channels

    AT&T (T) is currently facing a carriage fee dispute with Nexstar Media as well as CBS (CBS).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    CBS Inches Closer to Bidding on Viacom

    The Wall Street Journal reports that at a recent meeting, CBS (CBS) directors discussed a potential merger with Viacom (VIAB).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Viacom Launching African-American Subscription Video Service

    Viacom (VIAB) seems to have quietly added itself to the roster of companies gearing up to launch subscription video services in the fall.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    What’s Troubling Netflix in India?

    Netflix (NFLX) is struggling to dominate India’s online video market like it has in the US, where it boasts a subscriber base twice as large as that of its closest competitor, Hulu.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Is June the Month for a Viacom-CBS Deal?

    Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) are reportedly preparing to reopen merger talks this month.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Following the Money: Viacom Sells Show Formats to Comcast

    Viacom (VIAB) recently sold some of its show formats to Comcast (CMCSA), according to a report by Variety.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Viacom Tries to Find Strength in Weakness

    If the outages of the Univision and AT&T channels on Dish’s platforms are anything to go by, cord cutting seems to have diminished the bargaining power of pay-TV providers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Viacom Puts Google and Facebook on Notice

    Viacom (VIAB) recently beefed up its Pluto TV business by bringing its iconic channels to the platform.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Should Netflix Be Wary of Competition from Disney+?

    Many analysts reportedly don’t believe Disney’s streaming service will threaten Netflix or Amazon Prime Video given their vast worldwide presences.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Can CBS and Viacom Make a Deal This Time?

    CBS made a profit of $561 million on revenue of $4.0 billion in the fourth quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    What Is Viacom Getting in T-Mobile Deal?

    Viacom (VIAB) and T-Mobile (TMUS) this month announced a content distribution agreement where Viacom networks will be included in T-Mobile’s upcoming television service.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Roku Stock Fall in the Premarket Session?

    Roku (ROKU) stock fell more than 5% in premarket trading on April 8 after Citi downgraded its rating from a “neutral” to a “sell.”

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Roku Stock Fell ~6% on April 4

    Roku (ROKU) shares fell nearly 6% on April 4 to $64.49. Guggenheim analyst Michael Morris cut Roku’s rating to “neutral” from “buy.”

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    How Netflix’s Low-Cost Mobile Plan Is Doing in India

    The streaming market in India (INDA) has picked up pace as a large number of Indians are increasingly shifting towards online streaming services.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    What Was behind the Dispute between DISH and Univision?

    Univision and Dish Network (DISH) reached a carriage agreement on Tuesday after undergoing one of the longest disputes between a programmer and distributor.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why Dish Network Stock Rose on Tuesday

    Dish Network (DISH) stock gained 2.97% on Tuesday and closed at $31.54 after DISH announced a long-term carriage contract with Univision Communications.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    How Viacom and CBS Could Benefit from Potential Merger

    Media players Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) are again talking about a merger.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    How Settlement with AT&T Led to Viacom-CBS Merger Talks?

    Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) returned to merger talks the day after Viacom settled its dispute with AT&T (T) and agreed on a carriage renewal contract on Monday.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why Analysts Recommend a ‘Hold’ for Viacom Stock

    Out of the 27 analysts covering Viacom (VIAB), nine analysts have rated the stock a “buy,” and only one analyst has given the stock a “sell” rating.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why the Viacom Deal Is Crucial for AT&T’s DIRECTV

    AT&T’s (T) DIRECTV and Viacom (VIAB) have finally resolved their dispute and agreed on a contract renewal deal.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why AT&T’s Carriage Deal Is Important for Viacom

    The renewal deal with AT&T was significant for Viacom, which is struggling to produce consistent earnings.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    AT&T Finally Resolves Dispute with Viacom

    One of the leading US mobile carriers AT&T (T) and media giant Viacom (VIAB) have finally reached an agreement.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Viacom Gets What It Wanted

    Viacom (VIAB) (VIA) has completed the acquisition of Pluto TV.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why Discovery Isn’t Scared of Netflix

    Discovery recorded a 51% YoY increase in revenue to $2.8 billion in the fourth quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    How Is Amazon Stock Performing?

    Amazon (AMZN) stock fell 1.2% in March but has gained 7.9% on a year-to-date basis as of March 8.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Comcast Signals Intent To Buck Disney’s Content Strategy

    Comcast (CMCSA) will continue to license its movies and shows to other digital video providers even as it gears up to launch its own video service next year, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    iQiyi Bets on Hollywood Films to Keep Alibaba at Bay

    Since before it split from Baidu (BIDU) and went public in 2018, iQiyi (IQ) has been stockpiling premium Hollywood films to help it stand out in China’s crowded video streaming market.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    How Altice Is Managing Its $22 Billion Debt

    Altice USA (ATUS) carried $21.6 billion in debt at the end of the third quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    What Drew Viacom to Pluto TV Takeover?

    Viacom (VIAB) (VIA) announced in January a plan to acquire Pluto TV for $340 million in cash.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why Viacom Is Also Focusing on Its Direct-to-Consumer Strategy

    Viacom (VIAB) is another company that is also increasingly focusing on its direct-to-consumer strategy like The Walt Disney Company (DIS) in the United States (IYW).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Why Video Could Be Snap’s Best Bet

    Cord cutting is driving growth in digital video advertising. This trend is enlarging the growth opportunity for companies such as Snap.

    By Neha Gupta
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    AT&T to Benefit from Aquaman Winning the Pre-Christmas Race

    AT&T (T) gained a number of assets through its acquisition of Time Warner including HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Viacom Isn’t Fazed by the Netflix Dispute

    Despite Viacom’s dispute with Netflix, the company isn’t going roll back its strategy of cooperating with video streaming providers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Viacom and Netflix: Friends or Enemies?

    There has been an issue between Viacom and Netflix. In October, Netflix hired a senior production executive from Viacom.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Viacom Continues Its Balance Sheet Cleanup

    In February 2017, Viacom (VIA) (VIAB) detailed a plan to deleverage its balance sheet.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Viacom Restructures Media Group

    Viacom said the restructuring is meant to streamline operations of its media unit and enhance the ability of the media teams to coordinate programming and share resources.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    CBS Matches Netflix in the Offline Content Race

    CBS Corporation (CBS) now allows subscribers to its CBS All Access service to download shows for offline viewing, matching similar moves by rivals Netflix (NFLX) and Hulu.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    What Analysts Think about Disney Stock

    The average target price for Disney is $120.54 as of September 24.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    What the Sky Auction Could Mean for Comcast

    Comcast, which had $5.8 billion in cash at the end of the June quarter, intends to fund its Sky bid with cash.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why the Netflix-Sirius Deal Is a Win-Win

    Netflix (NFLX) has cut a deal with Sirius XM (SIRI) to create a comedy channel for the radio broadcaster.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    How Netflix Is Expanding in a Key International Market

    Netflix’s (NFLX) subscriber additions in the second quarter disappointed the markets.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Why India Is Such a Big Market for Netflix and Amazon

    Netflix and Amazon foresee strong opportunities in India with its large customer base but are failing to expand with the dominance of local players.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Why Are Netflix and Amazon Struggling to Expand in India?

    India’s streaming market has picked up the pace as a large number of Indians are increasingly shifting to online streaming services.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    CBS and Viacom Are Free to Explore Their Own Paths after Showdown

    In September 2016, National Amusements asked CBS and Viacom to explore a merger. Merger talks would be called off just a few months later.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    What’s behind Snap’s Yellow Accelerator Program?

    Last month, Snap launched a startup accelerator program called Yellow, through which it intends to invest in and nurture the next big media business.

    By Neha Gupta
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    The Leader in India’s Over-the-Top Segment Isn’t Netflix

    India has become an important battleground for Internet companies. The SVOD market there is still in early stages but is likely to boom.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast Signs Multiyear Advanced Advertising Pact with Viacom

    Comcast’s advertising sales dipped in 2017, dragged down by low political ad spending. Advertising revenues dropped 8.8% to ~$2.3 billion.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    A Look at Comcast’s Capital Spending in 4Q17

    Comcast (CMCSA) has a high level of capital spending since it’s focused on enhancing its network capacity.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Viacom B and Fiserv Surged on February 8

    On February 8, Viacom gained 7.2% and closed the day at $32.71. Viacom is part of the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary sector.

    By Val Kensington
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    Can DISH Beat Earnings Estimates in 4Q17?

    DISH Network (DISH) is set to release its 4Q17 financial results before the market opens on February 20, 2018.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Can Comcast Beat Earnings Estimates in 4Q17?

    Leading cable and media conglomerate Comcast (CMCSA) is set to release its 4Q17 earnings results before the market opens on January 24, 2018.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Comcast Aims to Improve Its Leverage Target in 2017

    Increased capital expenditure (or capex) and a higher number of share repurchases and dividend payments continue to drive Comcast’s debt levels.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Analyzing Viacom B and Wyndham Worldwide on January 18

    On January 18, Viacom B gained 6.2% and closed the day at $33.95—the highest daily close since August 3, 2017.

    By Val Kensington
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    21st Century Fox and Its Growing Dividend Payment Record

    Media conglomerate Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) continues to bolster shareholder wealth through regular dividend payments.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    21st Century Fox: Sports Programming Rights and Operating Margin

    Twenty-First Century Fox’s (FOXA) operating margin in fiscal 1Q18 stood at 25.3% against 27.3% in the prior year’s quarter.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Why Rising Debt Remains a Concern for CBS

    CBS (CBS) continues to witness growth in its debt level, which has been primarily driven by increased share buybacks and dividend payments.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    What Hurt CBS’s Entertainment Segment in 3Q17?

    CBS’s (CBS) Entertainment segment, which contributes nearly 57% of the company’s total revenues, reported $1.8 billion in revenues for the 3Q17.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Why Affiliate Revenues Remain Crucial for CBS

    Media conglomerate CBS (CBS) reported 3Q17 financial results that showed that its overall revenues rose 2.8% YoY (year-over-year) to nearly $3.2 billion.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s Ancillary Business Driven by International Growth

    Viacom’s ancillary division under its media networks segment posted revenue of $181 million in fiscal 4Q17, a rise of 4.6% YoY, due to strong demand for international consumer products.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s Home Entertainment Business Struggled in Fiscal 4Q17

    Viacom’s (VIAB) home entertainment business, part of its filmed entertainment segment, reported revenue of $189 million in fiscal 4Q17.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s MTV Achieves Double-Digit Ratings

    Viacom’s MTV, a global youth culture brand that creates original music and pop culture content, has witnessed double-digit growth in its ratings for the first time in six years.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Will Falling Shareholder Returns Be a Concern for Viacom?

    In the last five years, Viacom has returned ~$12.5 billion to its investors at an average of nearly $2.5 billion per year.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s Affiliate Revenue May Gain from Multiyear Renewal Deals

    Viacom’s (VIAB) affiliate revenue business, part of its media networks segment, fell 1% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.2 billion in fiscal 4Q17.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s Telefe Acquisition Remains Key to Its Advertising Growth

    Viacom’s (VIAB) advertising business under its media networks segment reported revenue of $1.2 billion in fiscal 4Q17, a rise of 6.4% YoY (year-over-year).

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Comedy Central Is a Dominant Force for Viacom

    Comedy Central’s features Viacom’s (VIAB) Comedy Central, part of its Media Networks segment, has continued to gain popularity and followers. The channel carries comedy programming and is a leading platform for comedic talent. It features late-night, scripted, animated, and stand-up specials and series. The graph above shows Viacom’s media and advertising revenue growth over the last […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s Paramount Pictures Inks Deal with Hasbro

    Features of the deal Media conglomerate Viacom (VIAB) has continued to strengthen its ties with leading toymaker Hasbro (HAS) by entering into a new production and content distribution agreement connected with Hasbro’s huge brand portfolio. As part of the deal, original stories will be developed. The five-year deal will see the companies collaborating on live-action and animated […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Viacom’s Nickelodeon Remains Driving Force for Media Segment

    Nickelodeon’s growing user base Viacom’s (VIAB) Media Networks segment continues to gain, thanks to the popularity of its Nickelodeon channel and its growing number of followers. The network, which targets kids aged two to 17, witnessed television subscriber growth of 22% to 602 million in fiscal 2017, buoyed by the success of strong content such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, School of […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Could BET Networks Keep Driving Viacom’s Media Business?

    In this series, we’ll take a close look at Viacom’s flagship brands and how they’re driving the company’s revenue.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    How Did Chesapeake Energy and Viacom B Perform on December 27?

    Chesapeake Energy (CHK), an American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company, was the top loser of the S&P 500 on December 27.

    By Val Kensington
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    Mylan: How Its Performance Contributed to Its Valuation

    In this final series of our three-part series, we’ll be looking at the last seven stocks among the top 18 cheap stocks in the S&P 500 for 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    This Drove Time Warner’s Top-Line Growth in 3Q17

    In 3Q17, Time Warner’s theatrical products unit, which is part of its Warner Bros segment, reported $1.69 billion in revenues—up 5.6% YoY (year-over-year).

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Is Comcast’s Mounting Debt a Big Concern?

    Comcast (CMCSA) ended 3Q17 with long-term debt of $59.7 billion, compared with $55.6 billion in 3Q16.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Lucasfilm to Drive Disney’s Film Business

    Success of Lucasfilm Lucasfilm, a part of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), may boost the company’s film business with the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on December 15, 2017. The last film of the series, released at the same time last year, garnered more than $1 billion worldwide. Lucasfilm, popularly known for producing successful […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Disney’s Pixar Holds the Key to Film Success

    Pixar’s historical success The Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) Pixar continues to boost its Studio Entertainment segment with hit movie releases. To date, Pixar has produced 18 films, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and Cars. These movies have generated business of more than $11 billion for the company worldwide. Even its latest movie, Cars 3, released this year, […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Disney Continues to Boost Shareholders’ Wealth

    Methods to enhance shareholders’ wealth Media conglomerate The Walt Disney Company (DIS) looks attractive to investors, mainly due to its regular dividend payments and healthy share buyback goals. It continues to enhance shareholders’ wealth through such objectives. In fiscal 2017, the company returned ~$11.8 billion to its shareholders through buybacks and dividend payments, compared with […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Disney Aims for $6 Billion Share Repurchase in Fiscal 2018

    Share repurchase trends The Walt Disney Company (DIS) continues to boost shareholders’ wealth through huge share buybacks. The company aims to buy stock worth $6 billion in fiscal 2018, the same rate at which it has been purchasing shares for the last five years. In 4Q17, the company bought 33.6 million shares for $3.4 billion, and in […]

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Will TV Networks Keep Raking In High Affiliate Fees?

    Affiliate fees are another major source of revenues for companies like Comcast (CMCSA), Time Warner (TWX), and Viacom (VIAB).

    By Shirley Pelts
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    A Look at Comcast’s Capex and Key Financial Metrics

    Comcast (CMCSA) expects its capex (capital expenditure) for Comcast Cable to remain flat at 15.0% in fiscal 2017.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Why Discovery Communications Acquired Scripps Networks Interactive

    On July 31, 2017, Discovery Communications (DISCA) announced the acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) for $14.6 billion, or $90 per share.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    How Discovery’s Technical Indicators, Valuation Metrics Compare to Its Peers

    Discovery Communications (DISCA) stock closed at $23.73 on August 4. The stock’s price has fallen 9.8% in the past one-year period.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Could Discovery Communications’ Affiliate Fees Rise?

    Viacom expects that its affiliate fees in the United States and international territories could improve in fiscal 3Q17 on a quarter-over-quarter basis.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Why Nickelodeon Is Viacom’s Crown Gem

    Viacom’s (VIAB) Nickelodeon is a key flagship brand for the company.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Inside Viacom’s Content Strategy

    As video streaming services like Netflix become increasingly popular, media companies like Viacom and Time Warner are rethinking their content strategies.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Understanding Viacom’s Challenge of Higher Affiliate Fees

    Viacom has restructured its television networks portfolio to focus on five or six of its core television networks.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    What’s Viacom’s Opinion on OpenAP?

    Earlier this year, Viacom and a few peers announced the launch of an OpenAP that would offer targeted advertising packages to advertisers.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Why Viacom Feels Confident about Its Advertising Business

    Viacom (VIAB) is undergoing a transition toward a focus on its core flagship brands.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    What Are AT&T’s Plans for Time Warner in Terms of Advertising?

    For media companies such as Time Warner (TWX), advertising is a key component of its revenues.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Valuation Metrics: How Does Netflix Compare to Peers?

    On June 23, Netflix (NFLX) had a forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value–to–earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) multiple of 41.4x.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Netflix: The Latest Technical Indicators

    Netflix’s (NFLX) stock price closed at $158.03 on June 23. Netflix is trading 6.1% and 2% above its 100-day and 50-day moving averages of $149.00 and $155.00, respectively.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Why Viacom Investors Won’t Stop Holding Their Breath

    Viacom (VIAB) is in need of a turnaround, and it’s searching everywhere for it.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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