Long Term Growth review of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) reported sales (ttm) of 14.44 Billion, whereas, 29 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 4029.89 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4148.51 million and lower end at 3830 million while the year ago reported sale was 4015.64 million.

17 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 9, 2017- Feb 13, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 3623.25 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 3847.6 million and 3407 million respectively.

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 03 AMC at 1.05, whereas, 30 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 1.12. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.17 and lower end at 1.01 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.18.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 1.01 reported by 18 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 9, 2017- Feb 13, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 1.01 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.17 and 0.82 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.04. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 7 analysts is at 19.07%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 26 and 11.8.

Valuation Ratios of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 16.59 while the company’s industry has 82.55 P/E and the sector P/E is 25.68. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 22.93 and low P/E is 13.29, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 48.71 and 27.28 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 17.59 for the industry and 14.21 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 11 has Beta of 1.64 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.62 and 1.27 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 11 stands at 1.95 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 4.93. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 14.43, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 16.83 and 624825.44 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) stands at 0.62 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 6.51 and 7.94 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 19.36 and -5.34.

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.84% and closed its last trading session at $60.49. The market capitalization of the company is at $28.55 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $61.34 on Nov 22, 2016 and 52-week Low of $41.36 on Feb 10, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.51% and Monthly Volatility of 1.82%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.63 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.13.