CBS Corporation (CBS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 09, 2013

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CBS Corporation ( CBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CBS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that CBS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $58.26, the dividend yield is .82%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $58.26, representing a -4.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.08 and a 67.8% increase over the 52 week low of $34.72.

CBS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Sirius XM Holdings Inc. ( SIRI ) and Liberty Media Corporation ( LMCA ). CBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.85. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.07%, compared to an industry average of .9%.


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 Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio ( PDP )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of 10.52% over the last 100 days. PBS has the highest percent weighting of CBS at 5.2%.



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




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