CBS Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:CBS.A)

About CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)

CBS Corporation logoCBS Corporation is a mass media company. The Company operates through four segment: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, Local Media. The Entertainment segment comprises the CBS TV Network; CBS TV Studios; CBS Studios International and CBS TV Distribution; CBS Interactive; CBS Films; and the Company's digital streaming services, CBS All Access and CBSN. The Cable Networks segment comprises Showtime Networks, which operates its subscription program services, Showtime, The Movie Channel, and Flix. The Publishing segment comprises Simon & Schuster, which publishes and distributes consumer books under imprints such as Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books, Scribner and Gallery Books. The Local Media segment comprises CBS TV Stations, it owns 30 broadcast TV stations; and CBS Local Digital Media. Its businesses span the media and entertainment industries, including the CBS TV Network, cable networks and content production and distribution.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:CBS.A
  • CUSIP: N/A
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  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: N/A
  • Annual Dividend: $0.72
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
  • Net Margins: 1.27%
  • Return on Equity: 49.51%
  • Return on Assets: 7.68%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.39%
  • Current Ratio: 1.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.28%
  • Beta: 1.55

Frequently Asked Questions for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)

What is CBS Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

CBS Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 28th. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Sunday, October 1st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of Infinity. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. View CBS Corporation's Dividend History.

When will CBS Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

CBS Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CBS Corporation.

Who are some of CBS Corporation's key competitors?

Who are CBS Corporation's key executives?

CBS Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Leslie Moonves, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jo Ann Ross, President, Chief Advertising Revenue Officer
  • Shari E. Redstone, Vice Chair of the Board
  • Joseph R. Ianniello, Chief Operating Officer
  • Anthony G. Ambrosio, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Lawrence Liding, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Jonathan Howard Anschell, Executive Vice President, Deputy General Director, Secretary
  • David Lawenda, Executive Vice President - Digital Sales and Sales Strategy
  • Dave Morris, Executive Vice President - Advanced Advertising and Client Partnerships
  • Gil Schwartz, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer

How do I buy CBS Corporation stock?

Shares of CBS Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CBS Corporation (NYSE CBS.A)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  23 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  31 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  54
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
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Earnings History for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
Earnings by Quarter for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
Earnings History by Quarter for CBS Corporation (NYSE CBS.A)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)

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Current Dividend Information for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
Next Dividend:10/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:Infinity
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:211.76% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)

Dividend History by Quarter for CBS Corporation (NYSE CBS.A)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
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Headline Trends for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
Latest Headlines for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS.A)
DateHeadline logoCBS Corporation Chairman And Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves To ... - September 22 at 10:17 AM logoGordon, Murdoch in legal challenge to Ten takeover - September 6 at 5:00 PM logoIs CBS Corporation (CBS) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - September 4 at 5:00 PM logoCBS Corporation Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (CBS.A) - September 2 at 9:44 AM logoCBS Corp. To Buy Network Ten In Australia - August 28 at 2:34 AM logoAT&T Agrees With CBS To Livestream CBS TV Entertainment - August 7 at 5:29 PM logoCBS Corp. (CBS) Reports Agreement with AT&T (T) to Join DIRECTV NOW Live TV Services - August 7 at 5:29 PM logoCBS Corporation (CBS.A) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday - July 31 at 7:33 AM logoCBS Co. (cbs.a) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend - June 2 at 12:08 PM logoCBS Extends CEO's Employment Till June 2021 - May 23 at 12:54 PM logoOur TV critic's first take on the networks' fall plans: More remakes, less fun - May 20 at 11:12 AM logoCMO Today: CBS Upfront; Google’s AI-First World; Lyft’s Marketing Shift - May 18 at 11:22 AM logoCBS Corporation And CBS Affiliate Board Announce New Wide-Ranging Agreement - May 9 at 4:10 PM
News IconA 14-year-old girl who became famous overnight is feuding with Walmart - May 4 at 4:19 PM logoFirst on CNN: Tillerson asks staff in survey: What should State Department stop doing? - May 4 at 4:19 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of CBS Corp. Q1 Earnings Report - May 4 at 4:19 PM logoHow to Write TV in the Age of Trump: Showrunners Reveal All - April 12 at 9:09 PM logoKaley Cuoco visits her 'Big Bang' character's home state of Nebraska - April 1 at 4:22 PM logoKDKA parent CBS reaches deal with Verizon - March 17 at 3:31 AM



CBS Corporation (CBS.A) Chart for Monday, September, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/25/2017 by Staff