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Morning Eye-Catchers: CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS)

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 27.05 B. It is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 17.13, a forward P/E of 11.68 and EPS of 3.53. At a stock price of 60.38 (0.00%) it has a dividend yield of 1.19%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 11.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 9.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 15.80% and more long-term 16.51% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -6.80%.

For performance, CBS Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -3.78%. For the last month performance for CBS Corporation is -11.94%. While the last quarter is -7.46% and half year, 2.55%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.88%.

The 52-week high for CBS Corporation, is at -13.87%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 24.22%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.43% and -0.28% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.71%, and for the month it is 2.41%. CBS Corporation, has a target price of 74.03.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.08, and for total debt/equity CBS Corporation has 3.1. The gross margin is 39.40%, while operating margin is 19.80%, the profit margin is 4.20%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 88.70%. CBS Corporation has a payout ratio of 58.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 448. The shares float is 362.95, with the float short at 2.61%, with short ratio coming to 3.02.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CBS Corporation, get 2.30%, with its returns on investment at 15.30%. Return on equity is 12.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 74.03, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS)

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