CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand — “the Eye” — one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media.
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
15,550 (est)
CBS was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People/Management at CBS

Les Moonves

Les Moonves

President & CEO
Joseph Ianniello

Joseph Ianniello

Larry Liding

Larry Liding

Executive Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Gil Schwartz

Gil Schwartz

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Anthony Ambrosio

Anthony Ambrosio

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer
Lawrence Tu

Lawrence Tu

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Shari Redstone

Shari Redstone

Vice Chair of the Board, Director

CBS Office Locations

CBS has offices in New York, Seattle, Washington, Cleveland and in 54 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
51 W. 52nd Street
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CBS Financials and Metrics

CBS Financials

CBS's revenue was reported to be $13.2 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

3.2 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

1.3 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

592 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

707 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

22.7 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

144 m


32.3 b
CBS's current market capitalization is $22.7 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


12.5 b12.7 b13.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.7 b7.9 b8 b

Gross profit

4.8 b4.8 b5.2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


3.5 b3.2 b3.3 b3.6 b3 b3.1 b3.3 b3.3 b3.2 b

Cost of goods sold

2.1 b1.9 b1.8 b2.3 b1.8 b1.8 b2.1 b2 b1.9 b

Gross profit

1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


428 m317 m598 m

Accounts Receivable

3.5 b3.4 b3.3 b

Prepaid Expenses

129 m133 m185 m


922 m1.3 b1.4 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


331 m320 m133 m411 m176 m179 m163 m170 m144 m

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

136 m123 m160 m189 m174 m204 m165 m132 m182 m


764 m1.2 b1.4 b822 m1.2 b1.5 b1.2 b1.6 b1.8 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3 b1.4 b1.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

250 m235 m225 m

Accounts Receivable

(599 m)(376 m)36 m


(214 m)(498 m)(804 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

394 m726 m1.2 b473 m896 m1.4 b(252 m)(194 m)398 m

Depreciation and Amortization

68 m134 m199 m57 m114 m168 m55 m111 m166 m

Cash From Operating Activities

417 m863 m623 m1 b1.3 b1.3 b719 m938 m987 m

Capital Expenditures

(17 m)(46 m)(104 m)(34 m)(69 m)(111 m)(27 m)(68 m)(112 m)
USDY, 2017


45.6 x


32.7 x


36.9 x


203.9 k


3.2 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

8 x
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CBS Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Television Stations


Radio Stations


Monthly Visitors

294 m254 m163 m
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CBS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LT Holdings Inc.
KWP Studios Inc.
Large Ticket Songs Inc.
Laurel Entertainment LLC
Los Angeles Television Station KCAL LLC
Low Key Productions Inc.
King World Studios West Inc.
KW Development Inc.
KWTS Productions Inc.
Liliana Productions Inc.
Lincoln Point Productions Inc.
13 Investments LLC
13 Productions LLC
90210 Productions, Inc.
A.S. Payroll Company, Inc.
Addax Music Co., Inc.
Aetrax International Corporation
A-R Acquisition Corp.
Amazing Race Productions Inc.
Atlanta Television Station WUPA Inc.
Bay County Energy Systems, Inc.
Bay Resource Management, Inc.
Aaron Spelling Productions, Inc.
Acorn Pipe Line Company
Acorn Properties, Inc.
Amadea Film Productions, Inc.
Around the Block Productions, Inc.
Barrington Songs LLC
Big Ticket Pictures Inc.
Acorn Trading Company
Ages Electronics, Inc.
Ages Entertainment Software LLC
All Media Inc.
Antilles Oil Company, Inc.
Armacost Music LLC
Aspenfair Music, Inc.
Audio House, Inc.
Avery Productions LLC
BAPP Acquisition Corporation
Beverlyfax Music, Inc.
Big Ticket Music Inc.
Big Ticket Productions Inc.
Big Ticket Television Inc.
Blackrock Insurance Corporation
Blue Cow Inc.
Bombay Hook LLC
Bonneville Wind Corporation
Branded Productions, Inc.
Brentwood Pictures Inc.
Brotherhood Productions, Inc.
Bruin Music Company
Buster Productions Inc.
C-28 FCC Licensee Subsidiary, LLC
Caroline Films Productions, Inc.
CBS/Westinghouse of PA Inc.
CBS (PDI) Distribution Inc.
CBS 247 Inc.
CBS Advertiser Services Inc.
CBS Asia Inc.
CBS Broadcast International Asia Inc.
CBS Broadcasting Inc.
CBS Broadcasting West Inc.
CBS Channel 10/55 Inc.
CBS Communications Services Inc.
CBS Communications Technology Group Inc.
CBS Consumer Products Inc.
CBS Corporate Services Inc.
CBS CW Network Partner LLC
CBS Domains Inc.
CBS EcoMedia Inc.
CBS Employee Services Inc.
CBS Executive Services Corporation
CBS Film Funding Company Inc.
CBS Films Inc.
CBS Films Distribution Inc.
CBS Films Productions Inc.
CBS First Run Development Company Inc.
CBS First Run Limited
CBS Foundation Inc.
CBS General Entertainment Australia Inc.
CBS Home Entertainment Inc.
CBS Holdings (Mexico) Inc.
CBS Interactive Inc.
CBS Interactive Media Inc.
CBS International Inc.
CBS IRB Acquisition Inc.
CBS Japan Inc.
CBS K-Band Inc.
CBS Last FM Holding Inc.
CBS-Lux Holding LLC
CBS Lyrics Inc.
CBS Mass Media Corporation
CBS MaxPreps Inc.
CBS Media Realty Corporation
CBS News Communications Inc.
CBS News Inc.
CBS Operations Inc.
CBS Operations Investments Inc.
CBS Operations Services Inc.
CBS Outdoor Investments Inc.
CBS Overseas Inc.
CBS Overseas Productions Two Inc.
CBS Phoenix Inc.
CBS Pictures Overseas Inc.
CBS PNW Sports Inc.
CBS Radio Annapolis Holdings Inc.
CBS Radio Annapolis LLC
CBS Radio East Inc.
CBS Radio Holdings Corp. of Orlando
CBS Radio Inc. of Washington, D.C.
CBS–Sac Music Inc.
CBS Satellite News Inc.
CBS Services Inc.
CBS Television Licenses LLC
CBS UAC Corporation
CBS Worldwide Distribution Inc.
CBS World Wide Ltd.
CBT Sports, LLC
CCG Ventures, Inc.
Centurion Satellite Broadcast Inc.
Channel 28 Television Station, Inc.
Concord Entertainment Inc.
CBS Radio East Holdings Corporation
CBS Radio Inc.
CBS Radio Inc. of Atlanta
CBS Radio Inc. of Boston
CBS Radio Inc. of Illinois
CBS Radio Inc. of Los Angeles
CBS Radio Inc. of Maryland
CBS Radio Inc. of Michigan
CBS Radio Inc. of Northern California
CBS Radio Media Corporation
CBS Radio of Chicago LLC
CBS Radio of Sacramento Inc.
CBS Radio Services Inc.
CBS Radio Stations Inc.
CBS Radio Texas Inc.
CBS Radio Tower Inc.
CBS Radio WLIF, Inc.
CBS Radio WLIF-AM, Inc.
CBS Radio WPGC(AM) Inc.
CBS Receivables Funding II Corporation
CBS Receivables Funding III Corporation
CBS Records Inc.
CBS Retail Stores Inc.
CBS Subsidiary Management Corp.
CBS Television Service Inc.
CBS Temp Services Inc.
CIOC Remediation Trust
CNET Investments, Inc.
Compelling Music LLC
CBS Radio Inc. of Detroit
CBS Radio KMVQ-FM Inc.
CBS Shopping Inc.
CBS Sports Inc.
CBS Sports Radio Network Inc.
CBS Stations Group of Texas LLC
CBS Stock Holdings I Inc.
CBS Studios Inc.
CBS Studios Networks Inc.
CBS Studios Overseas Productions Inc.
CBS Studios Productions LLC
CBS Survivor Productions, Inc.
CBS Technology Corporation
CBS Television Stations Inc.
Central Fidelity Insurance Company
Championship Productions Inc.
Channel 34 Television Station LLC
Charter Crude Oil Company
Charter Futures Trading Company
Charter Media Company
Charter Oil Company
Charter Oil Services, Inc.
Chazo Productions Inc.
Classless Inc.
Clicker Media Inc.
Columbia Television, Inc.
Comanche Moon Productions Inc., Inc.
Consolidated Caguas Corporation
Cross Step Productions Inc.
CSTV Networks, Inc.
CSTV Online, Inc.
CSTV Regional, LLC
Danni Productions LLC
Davis Circle Productions Inc.
Delaware Resource Beneficiary, Inc.
Delaware Resource Lessee Trust
Delaware Resource Management, Inc.
Desilu Productions Inc.
Detroit Television Station WKBD Inc.
Digital Video Ops Inc.
Dotspotter Inc.
Dutch Holding I LLC
Dutch Holding II LLC
Dutchess Resource Management, Inc.
Dynamic Soap, Inc.
Eagle Direct, Inc.
Elite Productions Inc.
Elysium Productions Inc.
Energy Development Associates Inc.
Erica Film Productions, Inc.
ET Media Group Inc.
Eventful, Inc.
Evergreen Programs LLC
EWB Corporation
Eye Creative Media Group Inc.
Eye Explorations Inc.
Eye Net Works Inc.
Eye Productions Inc.
Fifty-Sixth Century Antrim Iron Company, Inc.
Film Intex Corporation
Films Ventures (Fiji) Inc.
First Hotel Investment Corporation
Forty-Fourth Century Corporation
Four Crowns, Inc.
French Street Management LLC
Front Street Management Inc.
G&W Leasing Company
G&W Natural Resources Company, Inc.
Games Exchange Inc.
Gateway Fleet Company
Glendale Property Corp.
Glory Productions Inc.
Gloucester Titanium Company, Inc.
GNS Productions Inc.
Gorgen, Inc.
Grammar Productions Inc.
Granite Productions Inc.
Granville Pictures Inc.
Green Tiger Press, Inc.
Group W Television Stations, L.P.
Gulf & Western Indonesia, Inc.
H R Acquisition Corp.
Hamilton Projects, Inc.
Image Edit, Inc.
IMR Acquisition Corp.
Infinity Broadcasting Corporation
Infinity Broadcasting LLC
Inside Edition Inc.
Interstitial Programs Inc.
Irvine Games Inc.
Irvine Games USA Inc.
Jumbo Ticket Songs Inc.
Just U Productions, Inc.
K.W. M., Inc.
Kalen Productions Inc.
Katled Systems Inc.
Kilo Mining Corporation
King World Corporation
King World Development Inc.
King World Direct Inc.
King World Media Sales Inc.
King World Merchandising, Inc.
King World Productions, Inc.
King World/CC Inc.
Kristina Productions Inc.
KUTV Holdings, Inc.
Network TenAugust 27, 2017
247 SportsDecember 17, 2015
Clicker March 03, 2011
EcoMediaMay 12, 2010
SignStoreyOctober 07, 2007$71.5 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
American Radio SystemsSeptember 18, 1997

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