CBS Corporation (CBS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

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CBS Corporation ( CBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CBS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CBS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $43.78, representing a -4.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.87 and a 51.75% increase over the 52 week low of $28.85.

CBS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Grupo Televisa S.A. ( TV ) and Sirius XM Radio Inc. ( SIRI ). CBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.75%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.


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 LargeCap Growth ( PWB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of 9.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CBS at 5.16%.



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 , PWB , SIRI , TV

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