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

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CBS Corporation ( CBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CBS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that CBS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $54.6, the dividend yield is .88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $54.6, representing a -1.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.58 and a 71.48% increase over the 52 week low of $31.84.

CBS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Sirius XM Radio Inc. ( SIRI ) and Liberty Media Corporation ( LMCA ). CBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.65. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.39%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

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 Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )
  • PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEZ with an increase of 13.97% over the last 100 days. PBS has the highest percent weighting of CBS at 4.92%.



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