Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (USD)36.35
  • Today's Change-0.40 / -1.09%
  • Shares traded5.82m
  • 1 Year change-36.45%
  • Beta1.2075
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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)15.26bn
  • Net income in USD3.02bn
  • Incorporated1986
  • Employees12.77k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
CBS:NYQ since
Viacom IncAnnounced13 Aug 201913 Aug 2019Announced-24.33%11.70bn
Starz Entertainment LLCRumoured17 May 201917 May 2019Rumoured-24.83%--
Pop Media Group LLCDeal completed12 Mar 201912 Mar 2019Deal completed-25.94%--
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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)
Cable One Inc1.10bn155.46m7.40bn2.22k47.759.7020.336.7127.1627.16192.62133.680.4615--34.12495,672.206.517.766.908.3866.0863.4114.1013.98--4.440.629819.7111.705.3735.959.538.94--
CBS Corporation15.26bn3.02bn13.87bn12.77k4.592.904.220.90858.018.1540.4612.670.69035.124.131,195,223.0013.886.8716.778.2635.9038.8320.1111.831.147.530.663518.536.000.716532.551.86-4.898.45
DISH Network Corp13.10bn1.43bn17.14bn16.00k12.841.757.931.312.712.7124.8819.860.42328.1621.37818,776.604.884.645.915.7429.0128.5111.548.130.5789--0.6066---5.35-0.411275.2713.00-20.67--
Liberty Global PLC11.54bn-1.31bn18.08bn26.60k--4.567.211.57-1.721.3415.185.660.2103--8.80433,710.50-2.18-0.9899-2.64-1.1558.3061.22-10.34-4.31--0.93680.8907--6.04-1.9483.43---10.15--
Fox Corp11.39bn1.60bn19.81bn7.70k12.542.0110.681.742.572.5718.3516.03------1,479,091.00--------35.67--14.43--3.12--0.3995--12.17--0.9494------
Liberty Broadband Corp14.30m72.19m20.15bn0.00280.801.90271.891,409.010.39480.39480.078458.320.0012------0.59896.520.59996.63----504.891,025.98----0.04710.0070.00-22.06-95.39---48.46--
Data as of Oct 21 2019. Currency figures normalised to CBS Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

35.68%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201924.72m7.03%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201923.50m6.68%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201920.12m5.72%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201917.52m4.98%
The Baupost Group LLCas of 30 Jun 201910.00m2.84%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 20199.17m2.61%
Invesco Advisers, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20196.50m1.85%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20194.91m1.39%
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20194.84m1.37%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 30 Jun 20194.28m1.22%
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