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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) ?

The company in question is, CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) currently with a stock price of 68.67 (0.15% today). The market cap for CBS Corporation is 30647.42, and is in the sector Services, and Entertainment – Diversified industry. The target price for CBS Corporation is 72.94. Currently CBS Corporation is trading with a P/E of 19.98, and a forward P/E of 13.45. Average volume for CBS Corporation is 3028.31 and so far today it is 2045400.

Performance in the last year for CBS Corporation has been 26.23%. For EPS growth, CBS Corporation has seen a growth of 9.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 15.31%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 11.10% over the last five years and could be 16.13% for the next five years. CBS Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -2.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -60.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.90%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.28%.

Since the IPO date for CBS Corporation on the 12/05/2005, CBS Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 8.22%. With CBS Corporation trading at 68.67, the dividend yield is 1.05%, and the EPS is 3.44.

So could CBS Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.98. The PEG is 1.24, P/S is 2.33 and the P/B is at 7.87. The P/cash is 51.25, with P/free cash flow at 25.52.

CBS Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.41, and total debt/equity at 2.54.

In terms of margins, CBS Corporation has a gross margin of 39.60%, an operating margin of 19.90% and a profit margin of 9.60%.Payout ratio for CBS Corporation is 22.60%. Return on assets come to 5.30% with return on investment coming to 15.30%.

Insider ownership for CBS Corporation, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 87.70%. Outstanding shares are at 446.3. While shares float is 364.13. The float short is currently 2.87%, and short ratio is 3.45.

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