Company Of The Day: Paramount Global

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Paramount Global

What?

Paramount Global (NYSE:PARA) posted a weak-than-expected set of Q3 2022 results. While revenue rose 5% year-over-year to $6.9 billion, it fell short of estimates. Adjusted EPS declined by almost 49% year-over-year to $0.39.

Why?

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While growth was driven by the direct-to-consumer business, which expanded 38% year-over-year, the growth rate has cooled from about 56% in Q2. Profits have also taken a hit as Paramount boosts spending on content and marketing for its streaming business.

So What?

PARA stock was down by about 12% in trading on Wednesday.

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Returns Nov 2022
MTD [1]
2022
YTD [1]
2017-22
Total [2]
 PARA Return -8% -44% -74%
 S&P 500 Return -5% -23% 64%
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[1] Month-to-date and year-to-date as of 11/3/2022
[2] Cumulative total returns since the end of 2016

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