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How has CBS Corporation:(NYSE:CBS) performed recently?

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 25026.3. It is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 16.78, a forward P/E of 12.84 and EPS of 3.36. At a stock price of 56.41 (1.55%) it has a dividend yield of 1.28%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 19.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 18.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.59% and more long-term 17.18% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 38.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.10%.

For performance, CBS Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 4.17%. For the last month performance for CBS Corporation is 9.39%. While the last quarter is 0.89% and half year, 5.95%. Finally for the year, performance is 38.13%.

The 52-week high for CBS Corporation, is at -2.77%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 41.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.13% and 9.37% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.29%, and for the month it is 2.51%. CBS Corporation, has a target price of 63.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.53, and for total debt/equity CBS Corporation has 1.56. The gross margin is 40.60%, while operating margin is 18.80%, the profit margin is 11.10%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 86.10%. CBS Corporation has a payout ratio of 17.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 443.65. The shares float is 401.54, with the float short at 4.16%, with short ratio coming to 3.91.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CBS Corporation, get 6.70%, with its returns on investment at 13.10%. Return on equity is 28.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 63, reached soon?

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