What Will Viacom’s Top Institutional Shareholders Make of This Revived Partnership?

Paramount (NASDAQ:VIAB): Viacom’s Paramount Pictures has strengthened its partnership with IMAX (NASDAQ:IMAX), by agreeing to carry five upcoming films in the large-screen format. The films include the fourth installation of the Transformer franchise, as well as Interstellar, both due in theaters next year. The new pact should help add heft to Paramount’s pipeline, strengthened by IMAX’s unique theater experience.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Viacom, Inc. in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 23.903 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $61.48 on 03/31/2013.

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Here are the nine largest positions in Viacom, Inc. at the end of March 31st, 2013.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 20,627,546 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,268,181,519. This brought the portfolio total to 0.14%.

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC held 734,666 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $45,167,265. This brought the portfolio total to 0.15%.

James Investment Research Inc. held 338,869 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $20,834,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.81%.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 319,693 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $19,654,725. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

British Columbia Investment Management Corp. held 254,920 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $15,672,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

Huntington National Bank held 171,995 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $10,574,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.25%.

Employees Retirement System of Texas held 159,800 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $9,824,504. This brought the portfolio total to 0.13%.

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD held 156,855 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $9,657,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. held 136,206 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $8,373,945. This brought the portfolio total to 0.2%.

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