CBS Corp Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:CBS)

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CBS Corp
Updated on : Feb 16, 2018
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CBS 55.4 (0%)
S&P 500 2732.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 16, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Broadcasting-Radio-TV
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-1.9%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
17.7%
Sector Average:
11%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
9.69B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 3.24
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$49M
Net Income:
$592M
Dividend Yield
CBS dividend yield:
1.3%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
PE Valuation
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
High Debt Burden
Cash Flow
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CBS PS :
1.7
Industry PS :
1.7
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
9.1%
Return on Equity:
8.1%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
0.2%
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CBS Corp Stock Analysis

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Watch the robo advisor video of CBS Corp stock analysis on Amigobulls. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for CBS stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

CBS Corporation Stock Rating 3/5

We at Amigobulls use various financial measures including profit margins, revenue growth and dividends for CBS stock analysis. CBS Corp valuation forms a crucial part of our stock analysis. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at CBS Corp stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy CBS stock?

  • CBS Corp's average operating margin of 17.7% was exceptional.
  • Net margins stood at a healthy 2.1% (average) for CBS Corp in the Trailing Twelve Months.
  • The CBS Corp stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 12.9. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 22.8.

Should you sell CBS stock?

  • CBS Corp sales shrank by -6.6% year-over-year in 2017 Q3.
  • The company saw an average annual sales decline of -1.9% in sales over the last 5 years.
  • CBS Corp has a debt/equity ratio of  3.24, which is worse than the average in the Consumer Discretionary sector.
  • The company has an operating cash flow which is 0.1 times the net income. This is not a healthy sign.

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Amigobulls CBS Corp stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. The fundamentals of a company are vital to identify long-term investment opportunities.

CBS Corp revenue growth is an indicator of the demand for a company's products while profit margin is indicative of company's pricing power and pricing strategy. Along with fundamentals, investors can utilize technical analysis to get a better idea about the price trend of CBS Corp stock.