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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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 3.12B 3.12B 3.12B 3.12B 3.12B 3.12B
Cash burn (monthly) 35M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) 90.33M (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 120.48M n/a n/a n/a 310.96M n/a
Cash remaining 3B n/a n/a n/a 2.81B n/a
Runway (months of cash) 85.7 n/a n/a n/a 31.1 n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Apr 21 Nicole Seligman Class B common stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 108 0 19,973
1 Apr 21 Ronald L Nelson Class B common stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 30 0 28,311
1 Apr 21 Phillips JR Charles E Class B common stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 528 0 74,391
1 Apr 21 Terrell Frederick Phantom Class B Common Stock Units Class B common stock Grant Aquire A No No 44.64 30 1.34K 5,782
1 Apr 21 Terrell Frederick Phantom Class A Common Stock Units Class A common stock Grant Aquire A No No 47.48 28 1.33K 5,260
1 Apr 21 Redstone Shari Class B common stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 865 0 282,278
1 Apr 21 Redstone Shari Phantom Class B Common Stock Units Class B common stock Grant Aquire A No No 44.64 984 43.93K 28,261
1 Apr 21 Redstone Shari Phantom Class A Common Stock Units Class A common stock Grant Aquire A No No 47.48 925 43.92K 26,885

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

92.4% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 833 729 +14.3%
Opened positions 181 109 +66.1%
Closed positions 77 79 -2.5%
Increased positions 227 250 -9.2%
Reduced positions 325 246 +32.1%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 20.89B 13.89B +50.4%
Total shares 559.19M 494.85M +13.0%
Total puts 19.74M 20.2M -2.2%
Total calls 15.62M 18.06M -13.5%
Total put/call ratio 1.3 1.1 +13.0%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 59.27M $2.21B -1.4%
BLK Blackrock 46.51M $1.73B +0.8%
MS Morgan Stanley 43.22M $1.61B +19.7%
National Amusements 41.5M $1.55B NEW
CS Credit Suisse 36.34M $1.35B +3.0%
STT State Street 33.08M $1.24B -0.4%
NMR Nomura 20.43M $760.59M +1203.7%
UBS UBS Group AG - Registered Shares 10.52M $392.06M -6.2%
GS Goldman Sachs 10.3M $383.84M +77.6%
Geode Capital Management 9.88M $367.34M +1.3%
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Shares Bought/sold Change
National Amusements 41.5M +41.5M NEW
NMR Nomura 20.43M +18.86M +1203.7%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 1.43M -15.68M -91.6%
Baupost 4.7M -14.14M -75.0%
Norges Bank 7.37M +7.37M NEW
MS Morgan Stanley 43.22M +7.11M +19.7%
MCQEF Macquarie 5.1M +4.61M +931.1%
GS Goldman Sachs 10.3M +4.5M +77.6%
C Citigroup 4.3M +3.52M +451.9%
Cibc World Markets 2.8M +2.38M +568.7%
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