CBS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. It's Time To Tune In To Sirius

    November 13, 2013
    Sirius is back in Wall Street's dog house but investors willing to assume some risk should take a chance on the satellite ...
  2. Disney's Earnings Were Not As Magical As Many Investors Were ...

    November 8, 2013
    Walt Disney (DIS) have "wished upon a star" for better earnings. This quarter they got them though Mickey Mouse's corporate ...
  3. Pandora Gets A New CEO: Is It Enough?

    September 16, 2013
    Pandora announced September 12 that it had hired Brian McAndrews as its new CEO replacing long-time boss Joe Kennedy who ...
  4. Netflix Thriving on Partnerships - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Netflix Inc has signed a partnership deal with Fox Television Studios to finance The Killing
  5. Apple Found Guilty in E-book Trial - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Apple found itself at the receiving end of an adverse ruling in the e-book pricing case filed by the U.S. Department of Justice.
  6. CBS Extends Content Deal - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    CBS Corporation further strengthened its ties with Netflix.
  7. What's in Store for Kroger in 1Q13 Earnings? - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Kroger is slated to report its first-quarter fiscal 2013 results on Jun 20, 2013. In the last quarter, it posted a positive ...
  8. Will Rite Aid Beat Earnings Est. Again? - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Rite Aid Corp. is set to declare its first-quarter fiscal 2014 results on Jun 20.
  9. Pandora Ups The Stakes In A Brewing Royal(ty) Battle

    June 12, 2013
    Pandora buys a radio station to increase its bargaining power. What does this mean for shareholders?
  10. Pepsi Buying Sodastream: I Don't Think So

    June 7, 2013
    The latest rumor on the street has Sodastream being acquired by Pepsico for $95 per share. There are so many reasons why ...
  11. Pandora Goes To Up To 11

    May 24, 2013
    Pandora is showing that it can deliver on its model and its goals.
  12. Sinclair Broadcast Buying Binge Continues

    April 16, 2013
    Sinclair Broadcast Group strenghtened its bench in the Pacific Northwest April 11 with the announcement of its $373 million ...
  13. CBS Corp. Misses, Profit Rises - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    CBS Corporation's (CBS) fourth-quarter 2012 earnings of 64 cents a share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 70 cents ...
  14. Amazon, CBS Ink Streaming Deal - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013 Inc. (AMZN) announced a content licensing agreement with CBS Television Network (CBS), extending the archive of ...
  15. Meredith Reiterated at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 31, 2013
    We have maintained our long-term Neutral recommendation on leading media and marketing company, Meredith Corporation (MDP), ...
  16. CBS Corp's Strategic Move - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    In a strategic move to unlock the value of the assets, CBS Corporation (CBS) decided to convert its CBS Outdoor operations ...
  17. Liberty Media Spins-off Starz - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) has completed the spin-off of its Starz Entertainment segment as a separate entity. According ...
  18. DISH Deprived of Industry Honor - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Owing to continuing legal battle, DISH Network Corp. (DISH) was denied a prestigious award for its Hopper DVR at the ongoing ...
  19. Still Neutral on CBS Corporation - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    We retain our neutral recommendation on CBS Corporation (CBS), a diversified conglomerate, which has marked its presence ...
  20. DTV, NBCUniversal to Sign New Deal - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    DIRECTV (DTV), the largest satellite TV operator in the U.S., is all set to enter into a new distribution deal with Comcast ...
  21. Earnings Preview: Viacom Inc. - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    Viacom Inc. (VIAB) is slated to release its fourth-quarter fiscal 2012 results on Thursday, November 15, before the opening ...
  22. Mixed 3Q for CBS - Analyst Blog

    November 8, 2012
    CBS Corporation (CBS) posted third-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 65 cents a share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  23. Stock Market News for October 25, 2012 - Market News

    October 25, 2012
    Benchmarks lost out on their initial gains on Wednesday and ended in the red after corporate results dampened sentiment yet ...
  24. Gannett's Third Quarter A Step In The Right Direction

    October 16, 2012
    Gannett announced Q3 earnings that increased by 33% thanks to strong TV earnings. Things are moving in the right direction.
  25. Stock Market News for October 10, 2012 - Market News

    October 10, 2012
    Markets suffered yet another fall yesterday, following the International Monetary Fund's downgrade of global growth estimates ...
  26. Dish Settles Fee Dispute with Gannett - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    DISH Network Corp. (DISH) - the second largest satellite TV operator in the U.S. - has reached a long-term fee agreement ...
  27. Hasbro Launching New Zynga Games - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    In order to expand its global branded play experiences, toy maker Hasbro Inc. (HAS) will launch a new line of gaming products ...
  28. CBS Corporation is now Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 25, 2012
    We recently downgraded our recommendation on CBS Corporation (CBS), a diversified media conglomerate, to Neutral with a price ...
  29. News Corp's FX Network Signs Charlie Sheen For 90 More Episodes

    September 4, 2012
    FX signs Anger Management to another 90 shows so that it can profit from syndication. CBS seems to be the loser in this battle.
  30. Viacom Still in Neutral Zone - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    Viacom Inc. (VIAB) posted disappointing results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Both the top-and bottom-lines fell ...
  31. Pfizer Looks To Spin Off Animal Health Unit

    August 15, 2012
    Pfizer has filed plans to sell up to 20% of its animal-health unit in the first half of 2013 to focus on human pharmaceuticals. ...
  32. Earnings Scorecard: CBS Corporation - Analyst Blog

    August 10, 2012
    CBS Corporation (CBS), one of the leading media company in United States and worldwide, reported its second-quarter 2012 ...
  33. TiVo Acquires TRA Inc. - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    In a deal worth $20 million TiVo Inc. (TIVO) announced the acquisition of the advertising analytics company, TRA Inc. The ...
  34. DISH's Trial Venue Plea Rejected - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2012
    One of the leading satellite companies in the U.S., DISH Network Corporation's (DISH) appeal to change the trial venue for ...
  35. DISH Seeks Change in Trial Venue - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Recently, a legal representative of satellite TV provider DISH Network Corporation (DISH) has appealed before a New York ...
  36. News Corp. Split Confirmed - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    It's now official that News Corporation (NWSA), a 60-year old company with a market value of approximately $53 billion, will ...
  37. A Possible Split for News Corp. - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2012
    It seems that News Corporation (NWSA) will finally have to bow before disgruntled shareholders, who from a long time have ...
  38. Five Stocks for the NBA's Champion the Miami Heat

    June 22, 2012
    In perhaps the biggest sporting non-event in recent memory, the star-studded Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on ...
  39. CBS Lowers Interest Expense - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    In a strategic move to reduce interest outflow, CBS Corporation (CBS) announced the simultaneous offering and redemption ...
  40. CBS Reports Solid 1Q - Analyst Blog

    May 2, 2012
    CBS Reports Solid 1Q - Analyst Blog
  41. Cumulus Media's Stock Is Headed Up

    December 30, 2011
    Cumulus's stock looks like a good buy now that their stations are on iHeart Radio as part of their latest efforts to compete ...
  42. A Look At Yahoo!'s Past, Present And Future

    December 19, 2011
    Can Yahoo! rebuild itself on the strength of its media businesses?
  43. The Coming Hangover For Pandora Investors

    December 6, 2011
    Pandora's profit potential and survival over the long term are uncertain.
  44. Tough Times Outdoor Advertising

    November 15, 2011
    Is the advertising comeback cooling down?
  45. 3 Reasons To Buy A Discounted Disney

    October 6, 2011
    Disney's close to its 52-week low. I'll look at three reasons why now's the time to buy.
  46. Tough Times Outdoor Advertising

    September 29, 2011
    Is the advertising comeback cooling down?
  47. Outdoor Advertising Headed In Wrong Direction

    September 23, 2011
    Is the advertising comeback cooling down?
  48. Amazon's Growth Trumps Its Spending - For Now

    August 4, 2011
    Amazon turned in massive revenue growth, but its spending initiatives dampened profit. The market approved - for now.
  49. Corruption And Scandal Don't Make News Corp A Bargain

    July 18, 2011
    Scandal doesn't always make for a bargain, and News Corp's recent smearing is the perfect example.
  50. Disney And The Rich Getting Richer

    February 11, 2011
    Disney is riding an improving tide of consumer and ad spending.
  51. Looking Glass Reveals Better Results At Disney

    November 15, 2010
    Disney is doing better than reported numbers suggest, but the stock already knows it.
  52. Viva La TV!

    October 7, 2010
    Televisa's deal with Univision could pay dividends down the road.
  53. Media Mashup: Who Owns Whom?

    September 27, 2010
    You'd be surprised by how many publications fall under the umbrella of one company. Discover the big media companies and ...
  54. 4 Sports Stocks To Keep You Cheering

    September 6, 2010
    My final of four articles picking four sports stocks.
  55. The BCS Portfolio: Playing College Football Sponsors

    August 13, 2010
    College football's biggest bowls, along with the BCS title game, are sponsored by blue chip names you might want to consider ...
  56. An Increasingly Small World For Disney

    May 13, 2010
    Can Disney still bank on beloved brands to boost earnings?
  57. Disney Flat, But Still The Star

    February 17, 2010
    Look for this entertainment giant to make some noise when the economy awakens from its slumber.
  58. Disney's Solid Quarter

    November 17, 2009
    Disney still has some trouble areas in its parks and movie studio, but it's likely to remain ahead of its competitors.
  59. Lion's Roar

    August 14, 2009
    Hollywood's last independent studio sees its shares soar as it reports expectations busting results.
  60. Gloomy News From News Corp.

    February 13, 2009
    News Corp. reported a large write-down, lower operating income and gloomy prospects for the media business in the coming ...
  61. A Sirius Gamble

    September 16, 2008
    Sirius XM could double in value, but it could also drop to zero. That's the gamble.
  62. Television's Fatal Dose Of Reality (DIS, CBS, NWS)

    January 11, 2008
    The writers' strike and the shift to reality TV overshadow the real story: TV is becoming less relevant in a downloadable ...
  63. Media Conglomerates: One Size Fits All?

    June 20, 2007
    The five old line media companies seem the same, but they are really very different.
  64. What's The Story With Belo? (BLC)

    May 10, 2007
    Belo is a newspaper company, but its stock is doing well because it is focusing on TV and not the internet.
  65. Internet Ad Growth Without the Internet Price (WPPGY)

    August 16, 2006
    To profit from the Internet advertising boom, you need not look at Internet stocks. Check out WPP.
  66. Four Companies Better Than One?

    February 14, 2006
    A look at the recent Time Warner proposal put forth by Carl Icahn.
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