CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company owns the television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content. Its operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media.

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TypePublic
HQNew York, US
Founded1986
Size (employees)12,700 (est)
Websitecbs.com
CBS was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at CBS

Joseph Ianniello

Joseph Ianniello

President and Acting CEO, CBS Corporation
Jonathan H. Anschell

Jonathan H. Anschell

Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary
Richard M. Jones

Richard M. Jones

Executive Vice President, General Tax Counsel and Chief Veteran Officer, CBS Corporation
Larry Liding

Larry Liding

Executive Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Dana McClintock

Dana McClintock

Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer, CBS Corporation
David Nevins

David Nevins

Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation, Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc
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CBS Office Locations

CBS has offices in New York, Columbia, Bristol, Oakland and in 54 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
51 W. 52nd Street
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CBS Financials and Metrics

CBS Revenue

CBS's revenue was reported to be $13.69 b in FY, 2017 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

3.3b

Net income (Q3, 2018)

488.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

690.0m

Market capitalization (14-Dec-2018)

18.0b

Closing stock price (14-Dec-2018)

48.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

182.0m

EV

27.3b
CBS's current market capitalization is $18 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

15.3b12.5b12.7b13.2b13.7b

Revenue growth, %

(10%)1%4%4%

Cost of goods sold

7.7b7.9b8.0b

Gross profit

4.8b4.8b5.2b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

3.6b3.9b3.2b3.4b3.5b3.2b3.3b3.8b3.3b3.4b3.3b3.3b3.2b3.8b3.5b3.3b

Cost of goods sold

2.1b

Gross profit

1.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

39%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

397.0m428.0m317.0m598.0m285.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.5b3.4b3.3b3.7b

Prepaid Expenses

129.0m133.0m185.0m194.0m

Inventories

922.0m1.3b1.4b1.8b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

226.0m311.0m261.0m178.0m331.0m320.0m133.0m411.0m176.0m179.0m163.0m170.0m144.0m147.0m252.0m182.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.3b3.1b3.4b3.7b3.2b3.3b3.5b3.3b3.6b3.8b

Prepaid Expenses

136.0m123.0m160.0m189.0m174.0m204.0m165.0m132.0m182.0m164.0m

Inventories

764.0m1.2b1.4b822.0m1.2b1.5b1.2b1.6b1.8b1.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.9b3.0b1.4b1.3b357.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

457.0m250.0m264.0m225.0m223.0m

Inventories

(214.0m)(498.0m)(804.0m)(723.0m)

Accounts Payable

(152.0m)(220.0m)23.0m(35.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.4b468.0m907.0m2.5b394.0m726.0m1.2b473.0m896.0m1.4b(252.0m)(194.0m)398.0m511.0m911.0m1.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

343.0m112.0m142.0m210.0m68.0m134.0m199.0m64.0m127.0m188.0m55.0m111.0m166.0m56.0m112.0m168.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

417.0m863.0m623.0m1.0b1.3b1.3b719.0m938.0m987.0m717.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(50.0m)(51.0m)(51.0m)(21.0m)(21.0m)(258.0m)(29.0m)(29.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

39.5 x

Financial Leverage

8.4 x
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CBS Operating Metrics

CBS's Subscribers was reported to be 2 m in Apr, 2018.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Apr, 2018

Monthly Visitors

294 m254 m163 m154 m

Television Stations

30 30 30 29

Radio Stations

117 117

Subscribers

2 m
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CBS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Network TenAugust 27, 2017
247 SportsDecember 17, 2015
Clicker March 03, 2011
EcoMediaMay 12, 2010
SignStoreyOctober 07, 2007$71.50 m
DotspotterSeptember 30, 2007
WallStripMay 12, 2007$5 m
Last.fmApril 30, 2007$280 m
College Sports TelevisionNovember 02, 2005$325 m
King World ProductionsJanuary 18, 2000
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CBS Revenue Breakdown

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CBS revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.6% from Publishing, 20.0% from Cable Networks, 73.3% from Entertainment and 0.0% from Other

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CBS Online and Social Media Presence

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CBS Company Life and Culture

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CBS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CBS founded?

    CBS was founded in 1986.

  • Who are CBS key executives?

    CBS's key executives are Joseph Ianniello, Jonathan H. Anschell and Richard M. Jones.

  • How many employees does CBS have?

    CBS has 12,700 employees.

  • What is CBS revenue?

    Latest CBS annual revenue is $13.7 b.

  • What is CBS revenue per employee?

    Latest CBS revenue per employee is $1.1 m.

  • Who are CBS competitors?

    Competitors of CBS include Discovery Communications, The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox.

  • Where is CBS headquarters?

    CBS headquarters is located at 51 W. 52nd Street, New York.

  • Where are CBS offices?

    CBS has offices in New York, Columbia, Bristol, Oakland and in 54 other locations.

  • How many offices does CBS have?

    CBS has 59 offices.