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.
New York, US
Size (employees)
12,700 (est)-18%
CBS was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at CBS

Leslie Moonves

Leslie Moonves

Chairman and CEO, CBS Corporation
Anthony Ambrosio

Anthony Ambrosio

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
Jonathan Anschell

Jonathan Anschell

Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary
Joseph Ianniello

Joseph Ianniello

Chief Operating Officer, CBS Corporation
Richard Jones

Richard 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
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CBS Office Locations

CBS has offices in Auburn, Fort Collins, Saint Petersburg, Riverside 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 $13.69 b in FY, 2017 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

3.8 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

1.4 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

511 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

772 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

21.5 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

147 m


30.8 b
CBS's current market capitalization is $21.5 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


12.5 b12.7 b13.2 b13.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.7 b7.9 b8 b8.4 b

Gross profit

4.8 b4.8 b5.2 b5.3 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


3.5 b3.2 b3.3 b3.6 b3 b3.1 b3.3 b3.3 b3.2 b3.8 b

Cost of goods sold

2.1 b1.9 b1.8 b2.3 b1.8 b1.8 b2.1 b2 b1.9 b2.4 b

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


428 m317 m598 m285 m

Accounts Receivable

3.5 b3.4 b3.3 b3.7 b

Prepaid Expenses

129 m133 m185 m194 m


922 m1.3 b1.4 b1.8 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


331 m320 m133 m411 m176 m179 m163 m170 m144 m147 m

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

136 m123 m160 m189 m174 m204 m165 m132 m182 m164 m


764 m1.2 b1.4 b822 m1.2 b1.5 b1.2 b1.6 b1.8 b1.6 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

3 b1.4 b1.3 b357 m

Depreciation and Amortization

250 m235 m225 m223 m


(214 m)(498 m)(804 m)(723 m)

Accounts Payable

(152 m)(220 m)23 m(35 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

394 m726 m1.2 b473 m896 m1.4 b(252 m)(194 m)398 m511 m

Depreciation and Amortization

68 m134 m199 m57 m114 m168 m55 m111 m166 m56 m

Cash From Operating Activities

417 m863 m623 m1 b1.3 b1.3 b719 m938 m987 m717 m

Cash From Investing Activities

2 m(42 m)(106 m)(98 m)(142 m)(181 m)(89 m)(152 m)(417 m)(90 m)
USDY, 2018


39.9 x


43 x


44.9 x


4.8 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

10.4 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


2 m
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CBS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Network Ten August 27, 2017
247 Sports December 17, 2015
Clicker March 03, 2011
EcoMedia May 12, 2010
SignStorey October 07, 2007$71.50 m
Dotspotter September 30, 2007
WallStrip May 12, 2007$5 m April 30, 2007$280 m
College Sports Television November 02, 2005$325 m
King World Productions January 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 News and Updates

One of America's most powerful female executives controls a $30 billion media empire — and she still faces surprising harassment in the workplace

Shari Redstone is one of the most prominent female media executives in America. She still faces surprising misogyny and harassment in the workplace, according to a new book by a Wall Street Journal reporter. An adapted book excerpt and a lawsuit filed by Redstone say a CBS director once grabbed R…

Stephen Colbert mocks Melania Trump's decision to wear the 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

Stephen Colbert joked on Thursday about First Lady Melania Trump's wearing of a jacket that read, "I really don't care, do u?," to visit immigrant children in Texas whom the Trump administration has separated from their parents. "I’m going to guess this is one message she did not steal from Michel…

The scientific controversy over whether gaming addiction is a disease—or a symptom

Like a good book, the best compliment anyone can give a new video game is that they just can’t put it down. But taken to…

Two-thirds of Americans expect Canada or Mexico to welcome them as refugees

If a crisis in the US forced citizens to run for the borders, 67% of Americans say they expect to be welcomed by Canada or…

Television Broadcasting Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2026

NEW YORK, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Television Broadcasting ServicesMarket: Overview and SegmentationGrowing digitalization (digital migration) and consumption of digital content has changed the medium and mode of these being consumed and/or delivered to customers.Amidst this space,...

Red Alert! Patrick Stewart’s Return To ‘Star Trek’ Might Be In The Works

For many "Star Trek" fans, there's only one response: "Make it so!"
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