Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (USD)49.24
  • Today's Change0.47 / 0.96%
  • Shares traded3.28m
  • 1 Year change-17.93%
  • Beta1.3376
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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)14.41bn
  • Net income in USD1.79bn
  • Incorporated1986
  • Employees12.70k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
CBS:NYQ since
Viacom IncRumoured03 Apr 201803 Apr 2018Rumoured-2.90%--
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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
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Liberty Broadband Corp22.13m1.60bn13.71bn0.008.811.298.55619.448.5611.310.120758.370.002------14.848.7714.868.99----7,231.82785.26----0.0470.00-57.20-30.9065.47102.97-48.29--
DISH Network Corp13.80bn1.42bn13.94bn17.00k11.011.696.241.012.714.9926.2517.630.462631.4320.08811,670.605.034.396.125.5028.9527.8610.876.980.5605--0.6358---5.401.77-40.005.9340.32--
Liberty Global PLC14.92bn-1.44bn16.39bn26.70k--3.114.781.10-1.78-0.262818.427.110.2701--11.06558,940.10-2.50-0.9083-3.00-1.0461.1863.07-9.24-3.51--1.030.8606---12.948.67-199.07--0.8917--
CBS Corporation14.41bn1.79bn18.43bn12.70k10.557.348.941.284.673.5637.556.700.6414.923.951,134,724.008.176.679.957.9337.5239.8312.7412.081.057.520.796718.544.001.3210.572.62-6.1411.38
Liberty Media Formula One1.92bn449.00m21.57bn4.31k16.271.2723.8311.261.921.928.2624.610.1619--16.66444,753.903.809.493.9714.0230.6960.3723.4968.00---1.270.48080.00--37.11-22.49-26.16-8.97--
Sirius XM Holdings Inc5.68bn1.07bn26.48bn2.58k25.84--19.424.660.23410.19371.24-0.30910.671109.9727.482,205,314.0012.677.0518.7710.1459.3561.1118.8912.870.16884.881.
Data as of Jan 18 2019. Currency figures normalised to CBS Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

39.08%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Sep 201832.80m9.74%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Sep 201823.93m7.11%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201823.30m6.92%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 201815.88m4.72%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201812.53m3.72%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20185.45m1.62%
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 20185.21m1.55%
Glenview Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 20184.26m1.27%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Sep 20184.13m1.23%
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (Private Banking)as of 30 Sep 20184.09m1.22%
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Data from 30 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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