CBS Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for January 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased CBS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $35.84, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $35.84,
representing a -6.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.32 and
a 46.35% increase over the 52 week low of $24.49.
CBS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Sirius XM Radio Inc. (
) and Grupo Televisa S.A. (
). CBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.34. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 31.86%, compared to an
industry average of 11.6%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of
11.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CBS at 4.77%.