CBS Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CBS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that CBS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $49.11, the dividend yield is .98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $49.11,
representing a -6.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.46 and
a 64.52% increase over the 52 week low of $29.85.
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 $2.54. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.42%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of
19.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CBS at 4.95%.