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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.02
CBS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CBS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CBS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.22
CBS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CBS: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CBS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.71
Interest Coverage 6.66
CBS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. CBS: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CBS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 6.02 Max: 8.07
Current: 6.66
1.87
8.07
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.85
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
12.54%
14.43%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 18.76
CBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. CBS: 18.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CBS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.16  Med: 18.42 Max: 21.67
Current: 18.76
-87.16
21.67
Net-margin (%) 11.32
CBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. CBS: 11.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CBS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.68  Med: 9.88 Max: 21.43
Current: 11.32
-83.68
21.43
ROE (%) 29.55
CBS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.97 vs. CBS: 29.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CBS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.64  Med: 10.46 Max: 34.94
Current: 29.55
-77.64
34.94
ROA (%) 6.90
CBS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CBS: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CBS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.58  Med: 4.41 Max: 11.76
Current: 6.9
-34.58
11.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 79.01
CBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. CBS: 79.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -385.21  Med: 77.9 Max: 99.49
Current: 79.01
-385.21
99.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
CBS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CBS: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.4  Med: 0.7 Max: 13.4
Current: 13.4
-26.4
13.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
CBS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CBS: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: 1 Max: 28.5
Current: 5.6
-19.1
28.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.80
CBS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CBS: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.1  Med: 11.05 Max: 319.3
Current: 7.8
-43.1
319.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CBS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 49,566 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 332,479 sh (New)
David Dreman 17,250 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 526,613 sh (+15.15%)
George Soros Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,190,307 sh (-2.57%)
Scott Black 39,033 sh (-4.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,220 sh (-7.46%)
Pioneer Investments 661,742 sh (-8.31%)
Murray Stahl 298,241 sh (-8.94%)
Larry Robbins 7,823,056 sh (-9.64%)
First Pacific Advisors 207,900 sh (-13.16%)
John Rogers 1,343,110 sh (-28.19%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (-33.33%)
Third Avenue Management 922,021 sh (-38.47%)
Martin Whitman 1,120,500 sh (-3.79%)
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Q2 2016

CBS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 320,100 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 57,620 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,287,175 sh (+287.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,763 sh (+169.32%)
RS Investment Management 81,461 sh (+64.35%)
Pioneer Investments 697,744 sh (+5.44%)
David Dreman 17,250 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 207,900 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,178,449 sh (-0.37%)
Mario Gabelli 509,383 sh (-3.27%)
Scott Black 37,248 sh (-4.57%)
John Rogers 1,254,511 sh (-6.60%)
Larry Robbins 7,298,338 sh (-6.71%)
Murray Stahl 273,613 sh (-8.26%)
Third Avenue Management 835,662 sh (-9.37%)
Martin Whitman 788,800 sh (-29.60%)
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Q3 2016

CBS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Larry Robbins 13,500,427 sh (+84.98%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,035,049 sh (+26.95%)
Lee Ainslie 61,480 sh (+6.70%)
Third Avenue Management 839,016 sh (+0.40%)
David Dreman 17,250 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Scott Black 36,677 sh (-1.53%)
First Pacific Advisors 204,220 sh (-1.77%)
Murray Stahl 262,859 sh (-3.93%)
John Rogers 1,204,426 sh (-3.99%)
Mario Gabelli 471,753 sh (-7.39%)
Pioneer Investments 616,431 sh (-11.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 573,539 sh (-55.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,900 sh (-84.74%)
Martin Whitman 729,200 sh (-7.56%)
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2016

CBS Guru Trades in 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 512110    SIC: 7812
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CBS Corp operates businesses within the media and entertainment industries, including the CBS Television Network, cable networks, content production and distribution, television and radio stations, Internet-based businesses, and consumer publishing.

CBS Corp was originally incorporated in Delaware on November 10, 1986 under the name Arsenal Holdings, Inc. It is a mass media company. The Company operates businesses within the media and entertainment industries, including the CBS Television Network, cable networks, content production and distribution, television and radio stations, Internet-based businesses, and consumer publishing. The Company operates in four segments that include Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing and Local Broadcasting. Entertainment is composed of the CBS Television Network; CBS Television Studios; CBS Global Distribution Group (composed of CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution); CBS Interactive; and CBS Films; Cable Networks is composed of Showtime Networks, which operates the Company's premium subscription program services, Showtime, The Movie Channel, and Flix; CBS Sports Network, the Company's cable network focused on college athletics and other sports; and Smithsonian Networks, a venture between Showtime Networks and Smithsonian Institution, which operates Smithsonian Channel, a basic cable program service. Publishing is composed of Simon & Schuster, which publishes and distributes consumer books under imprints such as Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books, Scribner and Atria Books. Local Broadcasting is composed of CBS Television Stations, the Company's 30 owned broadcast television stations; and CBS Radio, through which the Company owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 United States markets. It operates in United Kingdom, Other Europe, Canada, Asia and Other. The Company's businesses operate and have customers worldwide. The Company competes with many different entities and media in various markets worldwide. In addition to competition in each of its businesses, the Company competes for opportunities in the entertainment business with other diversified entertainment companies such as The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Time Warner Inc., Cumulus Media Inc. and iHeartMedia, Inc. The Company creates, owns, distributes and exploits under licenses intellectual property worldwide. The following logos, trade names, trademarks and related trademark families are among those strongly identified with the product lines the Company represent and are assets of the Company: CBS, CBS Entertainment, CBS News, CBS Sports, CBSSports.com, CBS All AccessTM CNET, CBS Radio, Showtime, Showtime Anytime, The Movie Channel, Flix, CBS Films, CBS Audience Network, TV.com, Last.fm, MetroLyrics, CSI:, NCIS, Entertainment Tonight, Star Trek, Simon & Schuster, CBS Sports Network, CBS Interactive and all the call letters for the Company's television and radio stations. The Company's businesses are either subject to or affected by regulations of federal, state and local governmental authorities in the U.S. and of national, regional and local authorities in foreign countries.

Guru Investment Theses on CBS Corp

GAMCO Investors Comments on CBS Corp - Oct 28, 2016

CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) (6.5%) (CBS – $54.91 – NYSE) operates the CBS television network and the premium cable network Showtime. It also owns 29 local television stations and 130 radio stations. We believe that CBS has a number of opportunities to generate incremental non-advertising revenue from the sale of existing content through its OTT platforms, online video distributors and retransmission agreements with traditional distributors. In addition, we expect a continued recovery in advertising to contribute to earnings growth. Finally, we believe that financial engineering, including the split-off of its radio business, could act as a catalyst for shares.



The Gabelli Value 25 Fund third quarter 2016 commentary.



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Mario Gabelli Comments on CBS Corp - Jul 27, 2016

CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) (6.8% of net assets as of June 30, 2016) (CBS – $57.62 – NYSE) operates the CBS television network and the premium cable network Showtime. It also owns 29 local television stations and 130 radio stations. We believe that CBS has a number of opportunities to generate incremental non-advertising revenue from the sale of existing content through its OTT platforms, online video distributors and retransmission agreements with traditional distributors. In addition, we expect a continued recovery in advertising to contribute to earnings growth. Finally, we believe that financial engineering, including the split-off of its radio business, could act as a catalyst for shares.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Value 25 Fund second quarter commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on CBS Corp - May 12, 2016

CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) (6.5% of net asset as of March 31, 2015) (CBS – $58.41 – NYSE) operates the CBS television network and the premium cable network Showtime. It also owns twenty-nine local television stations and 130 radio stations. We believe that CBS has a number of opportunities to generate incremental non-advertising revenue from the sale of existing content to online video distributors and the retransmission of content agreements with traditional distributors. In addition, we expect a continued recovery in advertising to contribute to earnings growth. Finally, we believe that financial engineering, including the announced $3 billion share buyback, could act as a catalyst for shares.



From the Gabelli 25 Value Fund first quarter 2016 shareholder commentary.



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Third Avenue Management Comments on CBS - Dec 10, 2015

CBS (NYSE:CBS) is a media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the US and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content. Under the leadership of CEO Les Moonves, our “internal activist”, CBS has succeeded in its goal of being a true content company and monetizing this content value across any distribution channels.

CBS has reduced its cyclical advertising revenue through the spin-off of its outdoor billboard division and the growth of retransmission and reverse compensation fees, and is ahead of its targets to grow fee based retransmission and reverse compensation revenues to $1 billion by 2016 and $2 billion by 2020. With a more stable fee income revenue stream, a strong cash flow and the ability to potentially monetize more non-core assets, CBS is aggressively returning capital to shareholders, and is over half-way through its $6 billion share repurchase program. In fact, there is only $2.5 billion, or just over 10% of the equity market value for the company, left in the share repurchase program. We believe this powerful combination of content monetization, fee revenues growth and capital return should drive share value to our NAV target of $67.

Despite our view of the strong outlook for CBS, shares sold off in 3Q15 as the broader investment community became concerned about the short term strength of the cyclical advertising market. These short term headwinds impacted earnings per share by two pennies, as CBS reported $0.88 cents for 3Q15 vs. original expectations of $0.90, but again the share price impact was grossly magnified, down 30% from June to September. We took advantage of this weakness to increase our position, a move that has, to date, paid off nicely as CBS delivered on its long term strategy mileposts in its 3Q15 report, while also confirming its short term outlook for advertising strength into 4Q15.

CBS’ share price movement in 3Q15 is a good example of how our long term orientation can benefit from short-termism, as in reality all that changed was the discount to our NAV, which gave us the ability to increase our position weighting in the shares.

The price of the common stock for each of Weyerhaeuser, Comerica, Brookdale Senior Living and CBS Corp has declined over the last 12 months in spite of these companies having grown shareholder value. We strongly believe that these are all great businesses. We expect them to be outsized contributors going forward.

From Third Avenue Management (Trades, Portfolio)'s Value Fund fourth quarter 2015 portfolio manager commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on CBS Corp - Oct 21, 2015

CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)(4.6%) (CBS – $44.90 – NYSE) operates the CBS television network and the premium cable network Showtime. It also owns twenty-nine local television stations and 130 radio stations. We believe that CBS has a number of opportunities to generate incremental non-advertising revenue from the sale of existing content to online video distributors and the retransmission of content agreements with traditional distributors. In addition, we expect a continued recovery in advertising to contribute to earnings growth. Finally, we believe that financial engineering, including the announced $3 billion share buyback, could act as a catalyst for shares.



From GAMCO's third quarter 2015 Value 25 Fund shareholder commentary.



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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.60
CBS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.62 vs. CBS: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CBS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.49  Med: 16.13 Max: 45.78
Current: 17.6
8.49
45.78
Forward P/E 14.31
CBS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. CBS: 14.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.28
CBS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.17 vs. CBS: 17.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CBS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.64  Med: 17.66 Max: 45.78
Current: 17.28
8.64
45.78
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.77
CBS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. CBS: 25.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CBS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.37  Med: 22.19 Max: 70.54
Current: 25.77
7.37
70.54
P/B 5.16
CBS's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CBS: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CBS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.71 Max: 5.28
Current: 5.16
0.27
5.28
P/S 2.04
CBS's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CBS: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CBS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.6 Max: 3.01
Current: 2.04
0.17
3.01
PFCF 15.95
CBS's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. CBS: 15.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CBS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 14.29 Max: 62.26
Current: 15.95
1.72
62.26
POCF 14.30
CBS's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. CBS: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CBS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 11.67 Max: 45.27
Current: 14.3
1.34
45.27
EV-to-EBIT 13.12
CBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. CBS: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CBS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 10.7 Max: 16.7
Current: 13.12
-4
16.7
EV-to-EBITDA 12.00
CBS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. CBS: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CBS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 8.9 Max: 14.9
Current: 12
-4.3
14.9
PEG 2.06
CBS's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CBS: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CBS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.14 Max: 3.73
Current: 2.06
0.89
3.73
Shiller P/E 156.00
CBS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 25.63 vs. CBS: 156.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CBS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 127.28  Med: 150.3 Max: 166.7
Current: 156
127.28
166.7
Current Ratio 1.76
CBS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CBS: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CBS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.25 Max: 6.75
Current: 1.76
0.9
6.75
Quick Ratio 1.29
CBS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CBS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CBS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.09 Max: 6.21
Current: 1.29
0.58
6.21
Days Inventory 52.92
CBS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. CBS: 52.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CBS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.81  Med: 41.12 Max: 52.92
Current: 52.92
33.81
52.92
Days Sales Outstanding 84.62
CBS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 70.32 vs. CBS: 84.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CBS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.46  Med: 83.44 Max: 95.36
Current: 84.62
69.46
95.36
Days Payable 6.53
CBS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 51.50 vs. CBS: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CBS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.53  Med: 16.88 Max: 21.76
Current: 6.53
6.53
21.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.04
CBS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CBS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CBS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.26 Max: 25.6
Current: 1.04
0.71
25.6
Dividend Payout 0.17
CBS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CBS: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CBS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.61
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.90
CBS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CBS: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CBS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -35.3 Max: 33.9
Current: 10.9
0
33.9
Forward Dividend Yield 1.13
CBS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CBS: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.78
CBS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
51% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. CBS: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CBS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.36 Max: 68.34
Current: 2.78
1.9
68.34
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 9.80
CBS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. CBS: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CBS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.8  Med: 2.3 Max: 9.8
Current: 9.8
-35.8
9.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.32
CBS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CBS: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CBS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.32
0.09
1.88
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
CBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CBS: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CBS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.27
0.12
1.75
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.39
CBS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CBS: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CBS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.5
Current: 3.39
0.64
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.64
CBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CBS: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 8.3 Max: 15.7
Current: 7.64
6
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.78
CBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. CBS: 8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CBS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 9.3 Max: 71.2
Current: 8.78
3
71.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,442
EPS (TTM) $ 3.58
Beta1.71
Short Percentage of Float2.91%
52-Week Range $41.36 - 66.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)429.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 14,552 14,698 15,175 16,043
EPS ($) 3.98 4.44 5.21 6.68
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.98 4.44 5.21 6.68
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
16.97%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.67 0.73 1.10 0.72
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