CBS Corporation (CBS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2014

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CBS Corporation ( CBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CBS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that CBS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $59.84, the dividend yield is .8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $59.84, representing a -12.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.10 and a 31.2% increase over the 52 week low of $45.61.

CBS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Sirius XM Holdings Inc. ( SIRI ) and Grupo Televisa S.A. ( TV ). CBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.06%, compared to an industry average of .5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CBS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CBS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CBS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS )
  • PowerShares DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum Portfolio ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
  • PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio ( PDP )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond Portfo ( PFIG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PDP with an increase of 5.72% over the last 100 days. PBS has the highest percent weighting of CBS at 4.83%.



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