CBS Corporation (
) 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. (
) and Liberty Media Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio (
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%.