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NASDAQ: VIAC
ViacomCBS Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for VIAC

Based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for ViacomCBS Inc.
Min Forecast
$30.00-22.92%
Avg Forecast
$51.33+31.89%
Max Forecast
$80.00+105.55%

Should I buy or sell VIAC stock?

Based on 18 analysts offering ratings for ViacomCBS Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
4 analysts 22.22%
Buy
4 analysts 22.22%
Hold
6 analysts 33.33%
Sell
1 analysts 5.56%
Strong Sell
3 analysts 16.67%

VIAC stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Wells Fargo
Top 24%
77
Strong BuyUpgrades$60.00+54.16%2021-08-18
Deutsche Bank
Top 22%
79
HoldUpgrades$45.00+15.62%2021-08-06
Bank of America
Bottom 35%
35
Strong BuyUpgrades$53.00+36.18%2021-05-20
Rosenblatt
Top 4%
97
HoldMaintains$45.00+15.62%2021-05-12
Barrington Research
Top 25%
76
BuyUpgrades$50.00+28.47%2021-05-10
BMO Capital
Top 8%
93
HoldMaintains$48.00+23.33%2021-05-10
Anonymous
KeyBanc
Strong SellMaintains$34.00-12.64%2021-05-07
RBC Capital
Top 25%
76
BuyUpgrades$52.00+33.61%2021-05-07
Macquarie
Top 47%
54
HoldUpgradesN/AN/A2021-04-30
Citigroup
Top 11%
90
Strong BuyUpgrades$56.00+43.88%2021-04-28

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Forecast return on equity

Is VIAC forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
13.45%
Industry
45.44%
Market
18.14%
VIAC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years (13.45%); analysts are not confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is VIAC forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
4.9%
Industry
10.04%
VIAC is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (4.9%) than the US Entertainment industry average (10.04%)
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VIAC earnings per share forecast

What is VIAC's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.94-26.36%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.00-25.23%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$3.96-25.98%
VIAC's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of -9.41% per year, which is not exceptional
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VIAC revenue forecast

What is VIAC's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$28.1B+6.67%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$29.2B+10.97%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$30.3B+15.05%
VIAC's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 4.78% per year, which is not exceptional
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VIAC earnings growth forecast

How is VIAC forecast to perform vs Entertainment companies and vs the US market?
Company
-9.41%
Industry
46.3%
Market
18.51%
VIAC's earnings are forecast to grow slower (-9.41% per year) than the US Entertainment industry average (46.3%)
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VIAC's earnings are forecast to grow slower (-9.41% per year) than the US market average (18.51%)
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VIAC's earnings are forecast to grow slower (-9.41% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.6%)
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VIAC revenue growth forecast

How is VIAC forecast to perform vs Entertainment companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.78%
Industry
13.4%
Market
11.92%
VIAC's revenues are forecast to grow slower (4.78% per year) than the US Entertainment industry average (13.4%)
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VIAC's revenues are forecast to grow slower (4.78% per year) than the US market average (11.92%)
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ViacomCBS Stock Forecast FAQ

Is ViacomCBS Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 18 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: VIAC) stock is to Hold VIAC stock.

Out of 18 analysts, 4 (22.22%) are recommending VIAC as a Strong Buy, 4 (22.22%) are recommending VIAC as a Buy, 6 (33.33%) are recommending VIAC as a Hold, 1 (5.56%) are recommending VIAC as a Sell, and 3 (16.67%) are recommending VIAC as a Strong Sell.

What is VIAC's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: VIAC) ViacomCBS's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -9.41% is not forecast to beat the US Entertainment industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 46.3%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.51%.

ViacomCBS's earnings in 2021 is $3,372,000,000.On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast VIAC's earnings for 2021 to be $2,547,292,775, with the lowest VIAC earnings forecast at $2,392,127,733, and the highest VIAC earnings forecast at $2,973,996,641. On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast VIAC's earnings for 2022 to be $2,586,084,036, with the lowest VIAC earnings forecast at $2,424,453,784, and the highest VIAC earnings forecast at $2,864,088,070.

In 2023, VIAC is forecast to generate $2,560,223,196 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $2,308,080,002 and the highest earnings forecast at $3,167,952,944.

What is VIAC's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: VIAC) ViacomCBS's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.78% is not forecast to beat the US Entertainment industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 13.4%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 11.92%.

ViacomCBS's revenue in 2021 is $26,317,000,000.On average, 14 Wall Street analysts forecast VIAC's revenue for 2021 to be $18,148,899,198,396, with the lowest VIAC revenue forecast at $17,718,528,911,814, and the highest VIAC revenue forecast at $18,533,171,243,994. On average, 14 Wall Street analysts forecast VIAC's revenue for 2022 to be $18,881,688,091,711, with the lowest VIAC revenue forecast at $18,432,359,223,061, and the highest VIAC revenue forecast at $19,541,323,779,378.

In 2023, VIAC is forecast to generate $19,574,790,292,888 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $18,905,670,788,539 and the highest revenue forecast at $20,392,119,566,382.

What is VIAC's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2024?

(NASDAQ: VIAC) forecast ROA is 4.9%, which is lower than the forecast US Entertainment industry average of 10.04%.

What is VIAC's Price Target?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year VIAC price target, the average VIAC price target is $51.33, with the highest VIAC stock price forecast at $80.00 and the lowest VIAC stock price forecast at $30.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that ViacomCBS's share price could stay at $51.33 by Aug 18, 2022. The average ViacomCBS stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current VIAC share price of $38.92.

What is VIAC's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: VIAC) ViacomCBS's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.35. On average, analysts forecast that VIAC's EPS will be $3.94 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.70, and the highest EPS forecast at $4.60. On average, analysts forecast that VIAC's EPS will be $4.00 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.75, and the highest EPS forecast at $4.43. In 2023, VIAC's EPS is forecast to hit $3.96 (min: $3.57, max: $4.90).

What is VIAC's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2024?

(NASDAQ: VIAC) forecast ROE is 13.45%, which is considered weak.
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