CBS's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

CBS is an entertainment media company that produces, broadcasts and distributes TV programs and motion pictures.

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Based on data from CBS's latest SEC filings

Annual Revenue

Based on data from CBS's latest SEC filings

Employees

Joseph Ianniello's photo - Chairman & CEO of CBS

Chairman & CEO

Joseph Ianniello

CEO Approval Rating

78/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

1971

Headquarters:

New YorkNew York

Status:

PublicIndependent Company of NYSECBS

Industry Sector:

- -

SIC Code:

4832 , 4833NAICS listing »

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Competitive Analysis

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Disney is a top competitor of CBS. Disney is a Public company that was founded in 1923 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Disney operates in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Compared to CBS, Disney has 185,450 more employees.

NBCUniversal is seen as one of CBS's biggest rivals. NBCUniversal was founded in 1910, and is headquartered in New York, New York. NBCUniversal operates in the Publishing industry. NBCUniversal generates $17.6B more revenue vs. CBS.

Warner Media is seen as one of CBS's top competitors. Warner Media was founded in New York, New York} in 1990. Warner Media competes in the Publishing industry. Compared to CBS, Warner Media generates $16.3B more revenue.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Joseph Ianniello

Chairman & CEO

- -
15,550
$560M
$15.3B
1

Robert A. Iger

Chairman & CEO

90/100
201,000
- -
$64.8B
2

Stephen B. Burke

CEO

52/100
64,000
- -
$32.9B
3

John Stankey

CEO

91/100
25,000
$760.7M
$31.5B
4

Tony Vinciquerra

Chairman & CEO

82/100
9,800
- -
$8.9B
5

Ann Sarnoff

Chairman & CEO

82/100
10,000
- -
$13.9B
6

Robert Thomson

CEO

55/100
28,000
$2.8B
$10.1B
7

Brian L. Roberts

Chairman & CEO

59/100
184,000
$3M
$103.7B
8

Reed Hastings

Chairman & CEO

84/100
7,100
$1.9B
$17.6B
9

Randy Freer

CEO

83/100
2,900
$100M
$1.5B
10

Jim Gianopulos

Chairman & CEO

82/100
3,000
- -
$741M

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$15.3B

CBS's revenue is the ranked 6th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 27.4B. Over the last four quarters, CBS's revenue has grown by 16.7%. Specifically, in Q2 2019's revenue was $3.8B; in Q1 2019, it was $4.2B; in Q4 2018, it was $4B; in Q3 2018, CBS's revenue was $3.3B.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Viacom, Inc.

Aug 2019

Source »
$12B
Viacom operates as an entertainment media company that offers television programs and motion pictures.
Pop Media Group, LLC

Mar 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Pop TV is a cable and satellite television network that publishes entertainment programs and localized channels.
Network Ten Pty. Ltd.

Aug 2017

Source »
$162M
Network Ten is a broadcasting television network that engages in producing television programs and entertainment contents.
Eco media Inc.

May 2010

Source »
$undefined
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CBS Interactive, Inc.

Jun 2008

Source »
$1.8B
CBS Interactive operates an online content network for information and entertainment.

These are all the companies that CBS has acquired. CBS has acquired 11 companies and its latest acquisition was Viacom, Inc. in Aug 2019. Viacom operates as an entertainment media company that offers television programs and motion pictures.

CBS Funding History

Since CBS was founded in 1971, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total CBS has raised $560.0M. CBS's funding round was on Mar 2014 for a total of $560.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Mar 2014
$560M

Total Funding: $560M

Since CBS was founded in 1971, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total CBS has raised $560.0M. CBS's funding round was on Mar 2014 for a total of $560.0M

Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

TargetSpot operates as a digital audio advertising network.
$8.6M
Mar 11, 2008
Series B
-
Mahalo provides a human powered search engine to find information and resources that are generated non-algorithmically by a team of profile builders
$16M
Jan 24, 2007
Series B
-

These are all the companies that CBS has invested in. CBS has invested 11 companies and its latest investment was Viacom, Inc. in Aug 2019. Viacom operates as an entertainment media company that offers television programs and motion pictures.

CBS News

October 3, 2019TVNewsCheck

CBS Could Be Liable In Sex Harassment Suit Against Former Radio Unit

The post CBS Could Be Liable In Sex Harassment Suit Against Former Radio Unit appeared first on TV Ne... See more »
October 1, 2019MarketScreener

To Report Third Quarter 2019 Results On Tuesday, November 12

(marketscreener.com) NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) ann... See more »
September 29, 2019Rapid TV News

CBS Stages Canada opens for business

A year to the day after announcing plans to secure a 260,000 square-foot space located in the city of... See more »
September 28, 2019Deadline

CBS TV Studios Options William Knoedelseder's 'Bitter Brew' Account Of Busch Brewing Dynasty For Series Development

EXCLUSIVE: CBS Television Studios has acquired the rights to I'm Dying Up Here author William Knoedel... See more »
September 25, 2019TVTechnology

CBSN Boston Officially Launches

BOSTON-CBSN, CBS' direct-to-consumer streaming news service that will provide a local focus, has laun... See more »
September 20, 2019TVNewsCheck

Concerns Inside The CBS-Viacom Marriage

Is Ianniello-Bakish a win-win? How brutal will the layoffs be? Does the new company acquire stuff, or... See more »
September 19, 2019MarketWatch

CBS, Viacom, WarnerMedia will reportedly stop airing e-cigarette ads

In another blow to the vaping industry, CBS Corp., WarnerMedia and Viacom Inc. reportedly said Wednes... See more »

CBS Press Releases

January 13, 2019centralcharts

CBS Corporation And Nielsen Reach Agreement

"CBS is a longstanding leader in world-class video content. We are thrilled to continue our long part... See more »
January 12, 2019streetinsider

CBS Corporation And Nielsen Reach Agreement

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 11th, 2019, CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) ... See more »
January 2, 2019PR NewsWire Sys-Con Media

CNET and GameSpot Team Up to Deliver the Ultimate 2019 Consumer Electronics Show Experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CNET, the world's largest consumer tech media site, and G... See more »
December 18, 2018PR Daily

Seeking to turn the page, CBS denies severance to Moonves

The former CEO, who has been accused by 17 women of sexual misconduct, was owed millions, but the net... See more »
December 11, 2018Central Charts

CBS Corporation Announces Agreement To Sell CBS Television City

CBS Corporation today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its iconic 25-ac... See more »
December 10, 2018StreetInsider

CBS Corporation Announces Agreement To Sell CBS Television City

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation today announced it has signed a definitive ag... See more »
November 14, 2018Business Wire

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Investigating CBS's Directors and Officers for Breach of Fiduciary Duty Regarding Sexual Misconduct By Its Former Chairman - CBS

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$CBS #CBS--Shareholders of CBS Encouraged to Contact Scott+Scott Regarding... See more »

CBS Videos

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Overview

CBS Corporation (NYSE, CBS) engages in commercial broadcasting, publishing, billboards, and television production. Founded in 1986, it has its corporate headquarters in New York. CBS stands for Columbia Broadcasting System, the name of its former netw...

CEO

CBS's Chairman & CEO, Joseph Ianniello, currently has an approval rating of 78%. CBS's primary competitors are Disney, NBCUniversal & Warner Media.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about CBS

  1. When was CBS founded?

    CBS was founded in 1971
  2. Who is CBS's CEO?

    CBS's CEO is Joseph Ianniello
  3. How much revenue does CBS generate?

    CBS generates $15.3B in revenue
  4. How much funding does CBS have?

    CBS has historically raised $560M in funding
  1. Where is CBS's headquarters?

    CBS's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  2. How many employees does CBS have?

    CBS has 15,550 employees
  3. Who are CBS's competitors?

    CBS's top competitors are Disney, NBCUniversal, Warner Media
  4. Who has CBS invested in?

    CBS's has invested in companies such as TargetSpot, Mahalo