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Paramount Global Class B PARA Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 03, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 24.6
  • Sector Communication Services
  • Industry Entertainment
  • Investment Style Mid Value
  • Day Range 24.41  –  25.17
  • Year Range 15.29  –  39.21
  • Market Cap 15.9697 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 7.3 Mil /  12.9 Mil
  • Price / Sales 0.54
  • Price / Book 0.71
  • Forward Div Yield 3.90%
  • Trailing Div Yield 3.90%

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Formed via the reunion of Viacom and CBS, the rebranded Paramount derives a durable competitive advantage from the CBS broadcast network, a valuable portfolio of cable networks with worldwide carriage, production studios, and a now deeper content library. Given our overarching premise that the value of high-quality content will continue to increase, the production studios are among the most attractive assets of the reunited firm.

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Business Description

Paramount Global is the rebranded recombination of CBS and Viacom that has created a media conglomerate with global scale. CBS contributed Showtime in addition to its television assets--the CBS television network, 28 local TV stations, and 50% of CW, a joint venture between CBS and WarnerMedia. Viacom brought several leading cable network properties, including Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, and Paramount. Paramount Pictures produces original motion pictures and owns a library of 2,500 films, including the Mission: Impossible and Transformers series. Paramount operates a number of streaming services, most notably Paramount+ and Pluto TV.

1515 Broadway
New York, NY, 10036
Industry Entertainment
Employees 22,965

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FAQs for Paramount Global Class B Stock

Yes. PARA has a forward dividend yield of 3.90%. See PARA’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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PARA’s market cap is 15.97 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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PARA’s stock style is Mid Value.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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PARA’s price/sales is 0.54.
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PARA’s price/forward earnings is 16.98.
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PARA’s price/book is 0.71.
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PARA’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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