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Don"t Expect Viacom Shares To Outperform While Charter Negotiations Ongoing

Shares of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) were trading lower by about 5 percent Thursday after the company confirmed that Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR)'s customers could L.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 12th, 2017

You Won’t Lose Comedy Central — Yet. Viacom and Charter Are Still Negotiating

Their contract expired October 15. It's not over yet for Viacom and Charter Communications. Following ongoing negotiations for a distribution deal, the .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2017

Some Charter Cable Subscribers May Lose MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon

Along with Comedy Central and Nickelodeon. Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, said on Wednesday it was unable to come to a distribution deal with Charter Communications as part of its ongoing n.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2017

Viacom warns of disruption as negotiations with Charter stall

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc said on Wednesday that Charter Communications subscribers may lose access to its channels such as MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeonon as the expiration looms for a distribution deal between the companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2017

"Ongoing Modern Transformation" Gets Sotheby"s A Cowen Upgrade

Cowen has upgraded Sothebys (NYSE: BID) to Outperform from Market Perform on improving business model and environment, sending its shares to a new 52-week high of $42.66. Latest Ratings for BID DateFirmActionFromTo Dec 2016Cowen & Co.UpgradesMarket P.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 16th, 2016

Baird Maintains Outperform On Costco Ahead Of Wednesday"s November Comps Results

Baird reiterated its Outperform rating on Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) ahead of the membership warehouse operator’s November sales results due out Wednesday. The brokerage, which has a price target of $175 on the Costco shares, expect.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaNov 28th, 2016

Viacom shares downgraded at FBR & Co., as CBS seems unlikely to pay a premium in merger

A potential merger between Viacom Inc. and CBS Inc. is still likely, writes FBR & Co. analysts led by Barton Crockett in a note to clients. But in the interim of a deal, Crockett has downgraded Viacom to market perform from outperform and sees CBS as th.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2016

Investors should swap their Time Warner shares for Viacom"s, Wedbush says

Time Warner Inc. was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush Securities, which cited concerns that the stock was overvalued following the recent rally. At the same time, Analyst James Dix upgraded Viacom Inc. to outperform from neutral, also fo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Viacom, Charter agree to preliminary deal for basic cable TV package

Media giant Viacom Inc. and cable operator Charter C.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

Viacom, Charter deal to include eight networks in basic package: source

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc have agreed to a distribution deal that puts eight of Viacom's most popular networks in Charter's cheapest U.S. cable bundle, a source told Reuters on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2017

Viacom, Charter agree to network deal for basic package: source

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc and Charter Communications have agreed to a deal that would see eight of Viacom's networks included in the least expensive package of Charter's Spectrum cable service, a source told Reuters on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2017

Charter, Viacom reach tentative agreement in contract dispute

Charter Communications and Viacom have reached a tentative agreement to end their contract dispute. The companies said in a joint statement that they had reached an agreement in principle and that Charter subscribers will continue to have access to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

BofA exec is optimistic for South Texas" economic future amid NAFTA changes

While local leaders are calling for the negotiations to "do no harm" to preserve its impact on the economy, this banking industry executive doesn't expect sweeping changes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Charter, Viacom fight means cable viewers at risk of losing shows like 'SpongeBob'

Charter, the nation's second-largest TV provider, and Viacom have extended talks to try to reach a deal over carrying BET, MTV and other .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 16th, 2017

Charter, Viacom fight means cable viewers at risk of losing shows like SpongeBob

Charter, the nation's second-largest TV provider, and Viacom have extended talks to try to reach a deal over carrying BET, MTV and other .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 16th, 2017

Charter, Viacom talks keep programming turned on for system's 16.6 million customers

Charter, the nation's second-largest TV provider, and Viacom have extended talks to reach an agreement over carrying BET, MTV and other.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 16th, 2017

Viacom, Charter extend deadline

A source says the two media companies agreed to extend their carriage renewal deadline, averting a blackout of Viacom programming. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 16th, 2017

Benzinga"s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For October 16, 2017

Top Upgrades Cowen & Co. upgraded C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ: CHRW) from Market Perform to Outperform. C.H. Robinson shares rose 0.10 percent to close at $77.26 on Friday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 16th, 2017

Charter, Viacom Agree To Short-Term Extension At Deadline - Broadcasting & Cable

NewsweekCharter, Viacom Agree To Short-Term Extension At DeadlineBroadcasting & CableThe extension means that Viacom's cable netowrks--including Nickelodeon, MTV and BET--will c.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2017

Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source

Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2017

Viacom, Charter Communications Agree to Extension in Carriage Talks - Variety

VarietyViacom, Charter Communications Agree to Extension in Carriage TalksVarietyViacom Inc. and Charter Communications .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2017