CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $37.83, above its previous 52-week high of $37.82 with 2.8 million shares traded as of 11:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.3 million shares over the past 30 days.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $37.83, above its previous 52-week high of $37.82 with 2.8 million shares traded as of 11:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.3 million shares over the past 30 days. CBS has a market cap of $22.12 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 36.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. CBS Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a mass media company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 16.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates CBS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full CBS Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.