CBS Corporation (CBS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013

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

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD ).

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%.



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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Referenced Stocks: CBS , PBS , PEZ , PWB , RCD , SIRI , TV

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