NEW YORK (AP) _ Viacom Inc. (VIA) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $522 million.

On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of $1.29. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.18 per share.

The owner of Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Pictures posted revenue of $3.24 billion in the period.

Viacom shares have fallen 4 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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