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About the company

CBS 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.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)12.63bn
  • Net income in USD1.51bn
  • Incorporated1986
  • Employees15.55k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
CBS:NYQ since
Ten Network Holdings LtdAnnounced28 Aug 201728 Aug 2017Announced-9.49%162.33m
Scout Media IncAnnounced01 Feb 201701 Feb 2017Announced-10.33%9.50m
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 19 2017 21:02 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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(YOY change %)
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Liberty Broadband Corp30.00m31.97m16.87bn0.00525.371.96469.72562.230.17420.17420.164646.630.0031--24.38--0.3345--0.346------106.55209.15----0.0660.00-66.46-51.481,927.778.50-39.03--
DISH Network Corp14.79bn1.07bn22.99bn16.00k22.454.3911.541.552.202.2029.7911.240.544224.5518.51924,642.804.074.565.025.8229.5727.747.476.490.565845.120.7553--0.17032.9294.07-0.9757-4.53--
CBS Corporation12.63bn1.51bn23.26bn15.55k16.238.8713.181.843.560.331429.916.520.55165.623.86812,218.606.806.307.887.4638.1140.8112.3211.921.286.970.777619.013.91-0.7005-0.12872.21-4.3612.47
Liberty Media Formula One712.00m-42.00m25.05bn3.55k--1.67170.4435.19-0.0394-0.03942.6922.850.0972--19.51200,789.60-0.573210.27-0.596215.2632.3065.21-5.9081.70---0.75470.56210.00-100.00--414.06-11.23-22.16--
Sirius XM Holdings Inc5.22bn807.71m26.48bn2.40k34.24--,174,138.009.8013.3114.2918.8260.7361.5215.4726.700.17994.601.196.989.7810.7346.3424.198.41--
Liberty Global PLC15.71bn1.14bn30.31bn41.00k28.423.495.111.931.121.1217.449.090.2536--11.78383,229.301.97-0.52322.27-0.594463.2063.647.75-2.03--1.010.8502--1.3013.65262.25--2.25--
Data as of Oct 19 2017. Currency figures normalised to CBS Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

33.25%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201730.34m8.33%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201724.28m6.67%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201715.76m4.33%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201715.73m4.32%
Citadel Advisors LLCas of 30 Jun 20176.95m1.91%
AllianceBernstein LPas of 30 Jun 20176.51m1.79%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20175.89m1.62%
Glenview Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20175.84m1.60%
Fred Alger Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20174.88m1.34%
Investec Asset Management Ltd.as of 30 Jun 20174.85m1.33%
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Data from 30 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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