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CBS Corporation (CBS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2016

CBS Corporation ( CBS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased CBS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $52.22, the dividend yield is 1.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBS was $52.22, representing a -10.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.22 and a 35.6% increase over the 52 week low of $38.51.

CBS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Sirius XM Holdings Inc. ( SIRI ) and Grupo Televisa S.A. ( TV ). CBS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.38. Zacks Investment Research reports CBS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 24.15%, compared to an industry average of 18.4%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of 3.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CBS at 4.97%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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