CBS Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CBS)

About CBS Corp.

CBS Corp. logoCBS Corporation is a mass media company. The Company's segments include Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing and Local Broadcasting. Its Entertainment segment is composed of the CBS Television Network; CBS Television Studios; CBS Global Distribution Group (composed of CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution); CBS Interactive, and CBS Films. The Company's Cable Networks segment is composed of Showtime Networks; CBS Sports Network, and Smithsonian Networks. The Publishing segment is composed of Simon & Schuster, which publishes and distributes consumer books under imprints, such as Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books, Scribner, Gallery Books, Touchstone and Atria Books. The Local Broadcasting segment is composed of CBS Television Stations, its approximately 30 owned broadcast television stations, and CBS Radio, through which it owns and operates radio stations in the United States markets. It operates businesses, which span the media and entertainment industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Entertainment - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Broadcasting
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CBS
  • CUSIP: 12485720
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $56.49
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $53.88
  • 52-Week Range: $41.36 - $58.35
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.07
  • P/E Growth: 0.80
  • Market Cap: $25.64B
  • Outstanding Shares: 444,601,000
  • Beta: 1.81
  • Net Margins: 11.07%
  • Return on Equity: 31.53%
  • Return on Assets: 7.43%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.25%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 25 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $63.56 (10.22% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/21/2016WunderlichInitiated CoverageBuy$72.00View Rating Details
10/17/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$73.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
10/5/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$75.00View Rating Details
10/4/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$71.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/29/2016Brean CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$65.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$67.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details
9/3/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$63.00View Rating Details
7/31/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$63.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
7/24/2016Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/11/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeBuyView Rating Details
7/2/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/17/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/5/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$60.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$68.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$66.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$64.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$56.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$51.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Moffett NathansonBoost Price Target$56.00View Rating Details
4/8/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$60.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$61.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
3/16/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$54.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
2/18/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$61.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
9/26/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$55.00View Rating Details
7/10/2015Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$83.00View Rating Details
3/20/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$60.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
2/18/2015Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$60.00View Rating Details
2/17/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyView Rating Details
1/22/2015Societe GeneraleInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
11/18/2014Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$58.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016ListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.86$0.93$3.21 billion$3.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.94$1.02$3.50 billion$3.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.92$0.92$15.77 billion$3.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.80$0.88$15.77 million$3.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.72$0.74$15.77 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.75$0.78$3.57 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.76$0.77$3.65 billion$3.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.72$0.74$3.32 billion$3.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.72$0.78$3.24 billion$3.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.75$0.78$4.04 million$3.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q413$0.76$0.78$3.52 billion$3.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.77$0.76$3.47 billion$3.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.72$0.76$3.52 billion$3.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.67$0.73$4.01 billion$4.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.69$0.64$3.85 billion$3.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.61$0.65$3.49 billion$3.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.59$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.43$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.53$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.46$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.45$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.19$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.44$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.1 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.41 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.93$0.96$0.95
Q2 20165$0.83$0.95$0.87
Q3 20164$0.98$0.98$0.98
Q4 20164$1.16$1.18$1.17
Q1 20173$0.83$1.22$1.02
Q2 20173$0.98$1.11$1.05
Q3 20173$1.06$1.29$1.15
Q4 20173$1.21$1.25$1.24
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:1.25%
Dividend Growth:12.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:21.30% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.56% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.33% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.67%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.80%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/1/2016Joseph R IannielloCOOSell33,975$50.00$1,698,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Joseph A CalifanoDirectorSell5,093$61.64$313,932.52View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Angeline C StrakaEVPSell296$60.62$17,943.52View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Leslie MoonvesCEOSell255,000$61.23$15,613,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Joseph R IannielloCOOSell28,000$60.22$1,686,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Joseph R IannielloCOOSell28,000$59.53$1,666,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Anthony G AmbrosioEVPSell26,450$60.01$1,587,264.50View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Bruce S GordonDirectorSell28,013$55.97$1,567,887.61View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell281,250$52.17$14,672,812.50View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell281,250$59.05$16,607,812.50View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell281,250$59.05$16,607,812.50View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell93,750$59.36$5,565,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell93,750$59.12$5,542,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Anthony G AmbrosioEVPSell14,000$60.13$841,820.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Gil D SchwartzEVPSell7,188$59.88$430,417.44View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
DateHeadline logoGoogle's Unplugged TV service signs deal with CBS (NYSE:CBS) - October 22 at 8:22 AM logoAnalyst Update: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Proofpoint Inc, and CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) - October 22 at 8:22 AM
News IconWonder Woman's role in U.N. campaign sparks outcry (NYSE:CBS) - October 22 at 8:22 AM logoAT&T, Time Warner deal could come shortly: Sources (NYSE:CBS) - October 21 at 4:05 PM logoTime Warner deal will be for 'way north of $90 a share': ... (NYSE:CBS) - October 21 at 4:05 PM logoA Time Warner Buy for AT&T Is Loaded With Question Marks (NYSE:CBS) - October 21 at 4:05 PM logoCoverage initiated on CBS by Wunderlich (NYSE:CBS) - October 21 at 12:25 PM
News IconGoogle reaches agreement with CBS Corp for Internet TV service - Zee News (NYSE:CBS) - October 20 at 8:56 AM logoGoogle Signs Up CBS for Planned Web TV Service - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:CBS) - October 20 at 8:56 AM logoWhy Organovo, eBay, Mattel, Alphabet, and More Are in the Spotlight (NYSE:CBS) - October 20 at 8:56 AM
News IconNBC's 'Sunday Night Football' has lowest ratings since 2011 - Idaho Statesman (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:57 PM logoGoogle signs up CBS for Internet TV service: source - Reuters (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:57 PM
News IconInstitutional Move From SEC: As Cbs Corp New (CBS) Stock ... - Chester News (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:57 PM logoBRIEF-CBS Corp says CBS Radio entered into a $250 mln senior secured revol... - Reuters (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:57 PM
News IconCBS Corp. Closes On $1.46 Billion In Debt Financing As Part Of CBS Radio Spinoff - All Access Music Group (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:57 PM
News IconSEC Filings: Highfields Capital Management LP Trimmed Its Cbs Corp New (CBS) Holding by $165.14 Million - Chester News (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:57 PM logoGoogle signs up CBS for Internet TV service - source (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 3:39 PM
News IconCBS Corp. Closes On $1.46 Billion In Debt Financing As Part Of CBS Radio Spinoff (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 9:01 AM
News IconCBS Radio Gets Leg Room For Acquisitions Under New Credit Facility. (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 9:01 AM logoCBS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or (NYSE:CBS) - October 19 at 9:01 AM logoBRIEF-CBS Corp says CBS Radio entered into a $250 mln senior secured revolving credit facility (NYSE:CBS) - October 18 at 6:53 PM
News IconCBS Orders Candy Crush Series! (NYSE:CBS) - October 18 at 4:04 PM
News IconUpdate on CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) for the day (NYSE:CBS) - October 18 at 4:04 PM logo6 Of The Most Ridiculous Video Games Turned Into TV Shows (NYSE:CBS) - October 18 at 4:04 PM
News IconCBS Corp. (CBS) stock trades up, "Outperform" rating reaffirmed by Wedbush Analysts - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:CBS) - October 18 at 9:03 AM logoStephen Colbert to Host Live Election Night Special on Showtime (NYSE:CBS) - October 17 at 4:02 PM logoColbert confirms live Showtime election special (NYSE:CBS) - October 17 at 4:02 PM logoStephen Colbert heads to Showtime for live election night special (NYSE:CBS) - October 17 at 4:02 PM logoCBS Corp. : CBS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 17, 2016 (NYSE:CBS) - October 17 at 4:02 PM logoCBS or Viacom: Which Is the Better Buy Now? (NYSE:CBS) - October 17 at 4:02 PM logoInvestors should swap their Time Warner shares for Viacom's, Wedbush says (NYSE:CBS) - October 17 at 8:57 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) (NYSE:CBS) - October 16 at 4:00 PM logoViacom has hired financial advisers to evaluate a merger with CBS - MarketWatch (NYSE:CBS) - October 16 at 8:50 AM logoViacom, Inc. (VIAB) Appoints Financial Advisors To Explore CBS Corporation (CBS) Merger (NYSE:CBS) - October 15 at 4:00 PM logoSaturday links: learn or die (NYSE:CBS) - October 15 at 4:00 PM
News IconCBS Corp. Splits Radio Ahead Of Q3 Results (NYSE:CBS) - October 15 at 8:56 AM logoCBS CORP : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 4:00 PM
News IconCBS Corp. Breaks Out Radio Financial Results For Last 6 Quarters As Spinoff Looms (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 4:00 PM logoCBS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 4:00 PM
News IconJefferies Group Comments on CBS Corp.'s FY2017 Earnings (CBS) - DailyQuint (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 11:50 AM
News IconStocks Rallying on Investment Valuation: CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IILG) - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 11:50 AM logoViacom hires financial advisers to explore CBS merger - Reuters (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 11:50 AM logoWhat Does Netflix Think of Alphabet’s YouTube Red? (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 11:50 AM logoViacom hires financial advisers to explore CBS merger (NYSE:CBS) - October 14 at 9:46 AM logoNewell Brands Becomes #186 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing CBS (NYSE:CBS) - October 13 at 9:21 PM
News IconIf Given the Chance, Can Leslie Moonves Fix Viacom? (NYSE:CBS) - October 13 at 3:59 PM
News IconHow TV Can Weather the "Skinny Bundle" Storm of Streaming Services (Guest Column) (NYSE:CBS) - October 13 at 3:59 PM
News IconHigh Market Cap Stock of the Day – CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) (NYSE:CBS) - October 13 at 3:59 PM logoCBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves could be key to Viacom's future - Los Angeles Times (NYSE:CBS) - October 13 at 9:30 AM
News IconMovers to Watch: VimpelCom Ltd (ADR)(NASDAQ:VIP), CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:CBS) - October 12 at 4:21 PM


CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

Last Updated on 10/22/2016 by Staff