CBS Corporation (CBS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2012

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CBS Corporation ( CBS ) 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. ( SIRI ) and Grupo Televisa S.A. ( TV ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CBS Dividend History page.

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 ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CBS , PBS , SIRI , TV

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