NASDAQ:VIAC - ViacomCBS Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $48.86
  • Forecasted Upside: 30.84 %
  • Number of Analysts: 21
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 9 Hold Ratings
  • 9 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$37.34
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Analyst Price Target for VIAC

Analyst Price Target is $48.86
▲ +30.84% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for ViacomCBS in the last 3 months. The average price target is $48.86, with a high forecast of $80.00 and a low forecast of $29.00. The average price target represents a 30.84% upside from the last price of $37.34.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 21 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in ViacomCBS. This rating has held steady since December 2019, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
4/30/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
7/29/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
10/27/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings
1/25/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
4/25/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 9 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
7/24/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 9 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
9/22/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 9 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
10/22/2021

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 9 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$45.00 ➝ $44.00High
8/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$45.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
8/6/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$32.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/8/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$53.00Low
5/21/2021CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$56.00 ➝ $54.00Low
5/20/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $53.00High
5/12/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower Price TargetNeutral$61.00 ➝ $45.00Low
5/10/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$55.00 ➝ $48.00Low
5/10/2021Barrington ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$50.00Low
5/7/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingSell$38.00Low
5/7/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetUnderweight$35.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
5/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$26.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
5/7/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$59.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
5/6/2021MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
4/30/2021MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$78.00 ➝ $47.00Low
4/28/2021CitigroupLower Price Target$92.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
4/27/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
4/26/2021Moffett NathansonUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$55.00 ➝ $50.00High
4/7/2021Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$80.00 ➝ $70.00High
4/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
3/31/2021Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ SellHigh
3/30/2021GabelliUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
3/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Neutral$37.00 ➝ $46.00High
3/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$70.00High
3/29/2021Loop CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$48.00High
3/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$82.00 ➝ $59.00High
3/25/2021Moffett NathansonDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$77.00 ➝ $55.00Low
3/22/2021BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$60.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
3/22/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$37.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
3/17/2021MacquarieDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
3/15/2021BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$60.00 ➝ $70.00High
3/5/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $61.00High
3/1/2021CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$39.00 ➝ $46.00Low
2/25/2021Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
2/25/2021Evercore ISIBoost Price Target$40.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $55.00High
2/25/2021Loop CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$28.00 ➝ $43.00High
2/25/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $80.00High
2/24/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$27.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
2/8/2021UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$29.00High
2/4/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformMedium
2/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ SellMedium
2/1/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$42.00 ➝ $49.00Low
1/28/2021MacquarieBoost Price Target$37.00 ➝ $46.00High
1/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$28.00 ➝ $37.00High
1/21/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 ➝ $55.00High
1/19/2021BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Underweight$36.00 ➝ $35.00High
1/15/2021Moffett NathansonBoost Price Target$26.00 ➝ $50.00Low
1/12/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price Target$30.00 ➝ $43.00Medium
1/5/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $40.00N/A
1/4/2021Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
12/18/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$30.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
12/8/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageUnderweight$30.00Medium
11/24/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$33.00 ➝ $32.00Low
11/16/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $30.00High
11/2/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$29.00 ➝ $32.00High
10/15/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$22.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/9/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
10/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$28.00High
10/1/2020Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$30.00Medium
9/2/2020Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $32.00Low
8/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$19.00 ➝ $30.00Low
8/12/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$30.00Medium
8/7/2020BenchmarkBoost Price Target$24.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
8/7/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Sector Perform$17.00 ➝ $26.00Low
8/7/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$25.00 ➝ $29.00Low
8/6/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$30.00High
8/6/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$19.00 ➝ $25.00Low
7/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$13.00 ➝ $19.00High
7/13/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$25.00Medium
7/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00Medium
7/12/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingSellHigh
6/26/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 ➝ $30.00High
6/23/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$20.00 ➝ $27.00Low
6/19/2020MacquarieBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$18.00 ➝ $26.00High
6/8/2020Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$42.00 ➝ $45.00High
5/8/2020BenchmarkLower Price TargetBuy$27.00 ➝ $24.00High
5/8/2020Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$45.00 ➝ $42.00High
5/7/2020Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$20.00High
5/7/2020Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$30.00High
5/7/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$19.00High
5/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $19.00High
4/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$20.00High
4/20/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
4/15/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$51.00 ➝ $20.00High
4/13/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
4/9/2020Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$46.00 ➝ $45.00High
4/7/2020Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
4/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$33.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
3/30/2020Needham & Company LLCLower Price TargetBuy$50.00 ➝ $20.00High
3/20/2020Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$50.00High
3/18/2020Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$58.00 ➝ $46.00Low
3/6/2020GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$35.00High
3/5/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$59.00 ➝ $58.00High
3/5/2020Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$59.00 ➝ $58.00High
3/3/2020Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetHold ➝ Outperform$47.00 ➝ $32.00High
3/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingSellHigh
2/24/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$41.00 ➝ $30.00Low
2/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $40.00Low
2/21/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $31.00High
2/21/2020BenchmarkLower Price TargetBuy$59.00 ➝ $45.00High
2/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$25.00High
2/19/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$38.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
2/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $37.00High
1/30/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$38.00Low
1/29/2020Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageUnderperform$33.00Medium
1/24/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$42.00High
1/15/2020Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageNeutral$45.00Medium
1/7/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$41.00Low
1/6/2020Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingOutperform$59.00N/A
12/18/2019Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$50.00Medium
12/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00Low
12/16/2019MacquarieInitiated CoverageBuyLow
12/13/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$50.00Low
12/13/2019ArgusInitiated CoverageHoldLow
12/13/2019Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00Medium
12/9/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperformHigh
(Data available from 10/22/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.28 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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3/26/2021
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4/25/2021
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5/25/2021
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6/24/2021
  • 6 very positive mentions
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7/24/2021
  • 7 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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8/23/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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9/22/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
10/22/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions

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ViacomCBS logo
ViacomCBS, Inc. operates as a mass media company, which creates and distributes content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. It operates its business through following segments: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, and Local Media. The Entertainment segment is composed of the CBS Television Network, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Interactive, and CBS Films as well as the Company's digital streaming services, CBS All Access and CBSN. The Cable Networks includes Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, and Smithsonian Networks. The Publishing segment manages the Simon & Schuster's consumer book publishing business with imprints such as Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books, Scribner, and Atria Books. The Local Media segment handles the CBS Television Stations, and CBS Local Digital Media, with revenues generated primarily from advertising sales and retransmission fees. The company was founded by Sumner Murray Redstone in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
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Today's Range

Now: $37.34
Low: $36.94
High: $37.88

50 Day Range

MA: $40.00
Low: $38.52
High: $41.62

52 Week Range

Now: $37.34
Low: $27.40
High: $101.97

Volume

619,426 shs

Average Volume

22,568,221 shs

Market Capitalization

$24.14 billion

P/E Ratio

7.03

Dividend Yield

2.47%

Beta

1.66

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of ViacomCBS?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on ViacomCBS in the last year: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Barrington Research, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, Gabelli, KeyCorp, Loop Capital, Macquarie, Moffett Nathanson, Morgan Stanley, Needham & Company LLC, Rosenblatt Securities, Royal Bank of Canada, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for ViacomCBS?

21 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for ViacomCBS in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $48.86, suggesting a possible upside of 29.3%. Needham & Company LLC has the highest price target set, predicting VIAC will reach $80.00 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $29.00 for ViacomCBS in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for ViacomCBS?

ViacomCBS currently has 3 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in VIAC, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact ViacomCBS's investor relations team?

ViacomCBS's physical mailing address is 1515 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The company's listed phone number is (212) 258-6000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for ViacomCBS is www.viacbs.com.