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CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes content. The company merged with Viacom to form ViacomCBS. It owns the television network and library 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.
StateClosed
TypePublic
Founded1986
HQNew York, US
Websitecbs.com
Employee Ratings3.6

Locations

CBS is headquartered in
New York, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)23,990
Revenue (FY, 2019)$27.8 B(+92%)
Share Price (Dec 2019)$40.8 (+4%)

Key People/Management at CBS

Strauss Zelnick

Strauss Zelnick

Interim Chairman of the Board; Independent Director
Joseph Ianniello

Joseph Ianniello

President and Acting CEO
Jonathan H. Anschell

Jonathan H. Anschell

Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary
David Byrnes

David Byrnes

Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Laura Franco

Laura Franco

Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Richard M. Jones

Richard M. Jones

Executive Vice President, General Tax Counsel and Chief Veteran Officer
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CBS Office Locations

CBS has offices in New York, Atlanta, Auburn, Austin and in 52 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
524 W 57th St
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Auburn, US
Auburn, WA, USA
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Bala Cynwyd, US
Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA
Baltimore, US
Baltimore, MD, USA
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CBS Financials and Metrics

CBS Revenue

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CBS's revenue was reported to be $27.81 b in FY, 2019 which is a 91.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

6.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

2.6b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

39%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

519.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

917.0m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2019)

15.3b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2019)

40.8

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

589.0m

EV

35.1b
CBS's current market capitalization is $15.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

13.2b13.7b14.5b27.8b

Revenue growth, %

4%4%6%92%

Cost of goods sold

8.0b8.4b9.1b17.2b

Gross profit

5.2b5.3b5.4b10.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

3.3b3.3b3.2b3.8b3.5b3.3b4.2b3.8b3.3b6.7b

Cost of goods sold

2.1b2.0b1.9b2.4b2.2b1.9b2.7b2.5b2.1b4.1b

Gross profit

1.3b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b2.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

38%38%41%36%37%41%34%34%37%39%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

598.0m285.0m322.0m632.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.3b3.7b4.0b7.2b

Prepaid Expenses

185.0m194.0m149.0m401.0m

Inventories

1.4b1.8b2.0b2.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

163.0m170.0m144.0m147.0m252.0m182.0m500.0m216.0m196.0m589.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.5b3.3b3.6b3.8b3.6b3.7b4.1b3.8b3.7b7.2b

Prepaid Expenses

165.0m132.0m182.0m164.0m117.0m137.0m152.0m158.0m218.0m1.2b

Inventories

1.2b1.6b1.8b1.6b1.9b1.8b1.5b1.9b2.0b1.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

1.3b357.0m2.0b3.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

225.0m223.0m223.0m443.0m

Inventories

(804.0m)(723.0m)(830.0m)(14.2b)

Accounts Payable

23.0m(35.0m)(94.0m)297.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

(252.0m)(194.0m)398.0m511.0m911.0m1.4b1.6b2.0b2.3b519.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

55.0m111.0m166.0m56.0m112.0m168.0m53.0m106.0m158.0m113.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

719.0m938.0m987.0m717.0m1.0b1.2b438.0m314.0m341.0m356.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(51.0m)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

38.2 x

EV/CFO

98.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 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, 2018FY, 2018FY, 2019

Monthly Visitors

294 m254 m163 m154 m165 m

Television Stations

30 30 30 29 29 29

Radio Stations

117 117

Subscribers

2 m
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CBS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Network TenAugust 27, 2017
247 SportsDecember 17, 2015
ClickerMarch 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: 42.3% from TV Entertainment, 10.6% from Filmed Entertainment, 44.2% from Cable Networks and 2.9% from Other

CBS revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 79.7% from United States and 20.3% from International

CBS Online and Social Media Presence

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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 Strauss Zelnick, Joseph Ianniello and Jonathan H. Anschell.

  • How many employees does CBS have?

    CBS has 23,990 employees.

  • What is CBS revenue?

    Latest CBS annual revenue is $27.8 b.

  • What is CBS revenue per employee?

    Latest CBS revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are CBS competitors?

    Competitors of CBS include Warner Media, AMC Networks and Twenty-First Century Fox.

  • Where is CBS headquarters?

    CBS headquarters is located at 524 W 57th St, New York.

  • Where are CBS offices?

    CBS has offices in New York, Atlanta, Auburn, Austin and in 52 other locations.

  • How many offices does CBS have?

    CBS has 57 offices.