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NYSE:CBS - CBS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$40.77
+1.43 (+3.63 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$39.22
Now: $40.77
$41.78
50-Day Range
$35.25
MA: $38.12
$40.77
52-Week Range
$35.02
Now: $40.77
$53.71
Volume25.53 million shs
Average Volume3.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.28 billion
P/E Ratio7.86
Dividend Yield1.83%
Beta1.21
CBS Corporation operates as a mass media company worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, and Local Media. The Entertainment segment distributes a schedule of news and public affairs broadcasts, and sports and entertainment programming; produces, acquires, and/or distributes programming, including series, specials, news, and public affairs; operates online content networks for information and entertainment; produces theatrical films; and digital streaming services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Television broadcasting stations
Sub-IndustryBroadcasting
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP12485720
Phone212-975-4321

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.51 billion
Cash Flow$5.96 per share
Book Value$7.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,770
Market Cap$15.28 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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CBS (NYSE:CBS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CBS's stock symbol?

CBS trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CBS."

How often does CBS pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CBS?

CBS announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 9th. View CBS's Dividend History.

How were CBS's earnings last quarter?

CBS Co. (NYSE:CBS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 12th. The media conglomerate reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.04. The media conglomerate had revenue of $3.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.37 billion. CBS had a return on equity of 44.13% and a net margin of 18.98%. The company's revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.24 EPS. View CBS's Earnings History.

When is CBS's next earnings date?

CBS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for CBS.

What price target have analysts set for CBS?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for CBS's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect CBS's stock price to reach $51.94 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CBS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CBS?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CBS in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for CBS.

Has CBS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CBS stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CBS earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the media conglomerate a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for CBS.

Are investors shorting CBS?

CBS saw a decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,800,000 shares, a decrease of 12.9% from the October 31st total of 15,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,020,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 4.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View CBS's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of CBS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CBS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CBS investors own include AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Starbucks (SBUX), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

Who are CBS's key executives?

CBS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph R. Ianniello, Pres & Acting CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Anthony G. Ambrosio, Consultant (Age 58)
  • Mr. Lawrence P. Tu, Sr. Advisor to CEO (Age 65)
  • Ms. Jo Ann Ross, Pres of Sales & Chief Advter. Revenue Officer
  • Ms. Christina Spade, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)

Who are CBS's major shareholders?

CBS's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (0.59%), Focused Investors LLC (0.48%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.28%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.21%), State of Michigan Retirement System (0.17%) and Poplar Forest Capital LLC (0.17%). Company insiders that own CBS stock include Anthony G Ambrosio, Gary L Countryman, Gil D Schwartz, Jonathan Anschell, Joseph R Ianniello and Leslie Moonves. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CBS.

Which major investors are selling CBS stock?

CBS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Coronation Fund Managers Ltd., Man Group plc, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold CBS company stock in the last year include Gary L Countryman and Jonathan Anschell. View Insider Buying and Selling for CBS.

Which major investors are buying CBS stock?

CBS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., Poplar Forest Capital LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Denali Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for CBS.

How do I buy shares of CBS?

Shares of CBS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CBS's stock price today?

One share of CBS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.77.

How big of a company is CBS?

CBS has a market capitalization of $15.28 billion and generates $14.51 billion in revenue each year. The media conglomerate earns $1.96 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.19 on an earnings per share basis. CBS employs 12,770 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About CBS.

What is CBS's official website?

The official website for CBS is http://www.cbscorporation.com/.

How can I contact CBS?

CBS's mailing address is 51 WEST 52ND STREET 35TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10019. The media conglomerate can be reached via phone at 212-975-4321 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for CBS (NYSE CBS)

Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,341 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  583 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,924
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CBS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CBS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CBS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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