NASDAQ:CSCO - Cisco Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $52.74 -1.20 (-2.22 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$53.94Today's Range$52.70 - $54.1352-Week Range$40.19 - $54.23Volume23.17 million shsAverage Volume21.65 million shsMarket Capitalization$254.08 billionP/E Ratio22.54Dividend Yield2.45%Beta1.22 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The company offers switching products; routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks; data center products; and wireless access points for use in voice, video, and data applications. It also provides collaboration products comprising unified communications, TelePresence, and conferencing, as well as the Internet of Things and analytics software. In addition, the company offers security products, including network and data center security, advanced threat protection, Web and email security, access and policy, unified threat management, advisory, integration, and managed services; and other products, such as service provider video software and solutions, and cloud and system management products. Further, it offers technical support services and advanced services; and hyperconvergence software, cloud calling and contact center solutions, and AI-driven relationship intelligence platform. The company serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers. It sells its products directly, as well as through channel partners, such as systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. Receive CSCO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CSCO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computer & office equipment Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSCO Previous Symbol CUSIP17275R10 CIK858877 Webwww.cisco.com Phone408-526-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39 Current Ratio1.80 Quick Ratio1.74Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.54 Forward P/E Ratio19.25 P/E Growth2.78 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$49.33 billion Price / Sales5.15 Cash Flow$2.8068 per share Price / Cash Flow18.79 Book Value$8.47 per share Price / Book6.23Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.34 Net Income$110 million Net Margins25.31% Return on Equity27.58% Return on Assets11.17%Miscellaneous Employees74,200 Outstanding Shares4,817,518,000Market Cap$254.08 billion Next Earnings Date5/15/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Cisco Systems' stock symbol? Cisco Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CSCO." How often does Cisco Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cisco Systems? Cisco Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Wednesday, April 24th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. This is a boost from Cisco Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. View Cisco Systems' Dividend History. How will Cisco Systems' stock buyback program work? Cisco Systems announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $15,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Cisco Systems' earnings last quarter? Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The network equipment provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.01. The network equipment provider had revenue of $12.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.43 billion. Cisco Systems had a return on equity of 27.58% and a net margin of 25.31%. The firm's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.63 earnings per share. View Cisco Systems' Earnings History. When is Cisco Systems' next earnings date? Cisco Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cisco Systems. How can I listen to Cisco Systems' earnings call? Cisco Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 15th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has Cisco Systems issued on next quarter's earnings? Cisco Systems updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.76-0.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.76. The company issued revenue guidance of +4-6% to approximately $12.91-13.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.85 billion.Cisco Systems also updated its Q3 2019 guidance to $0.76-0.78 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CSCO? 24 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Cisco Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Cisco Systems' stock price to reach $53.6190 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cisco Systems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cisco Systems? 24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cisco Systems in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cisco Systems. Has Cisco Systems been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about CSCO stock have trended neutral on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cisco Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the network equipment provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Cisco Systems? Cisco Systems saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 41,191,088 shares, an increase of 12.9% from the February 15th total of 36,479,092 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 21,387,789 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Cisco Systems' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Cisco Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cisco Systems include IBM (IBM), HP (HPQ), Arista Networks (ANET), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Toshiba (TOSYY), Juniper Networks (JNPR), F5 Networks (FFIV), Electronics For Imaging (EFII), Extreme Networks (EXTR), A10 Networks (ATEN), Digi International (DGII), Silicom (SILC), Allot Communications (ALLT), Lantronix (LTRX) and Intrusion (INTZ). What other stocks do shareholders of Cisco Systems own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cisco Systems investors own include Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM). Who are Cisco Systems' key executives? Cisco Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Kelly A. Kramer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)Ms. Geraldine T. Elliott, Exec. VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (Age 62)Mr. David Goeckeler, Exec. VP and GM of Networking & Security Bus. (Age 57)Ms. Amy L. Chang, Sr. VP of Collaboration Technology Group (Age 42)Ms. Maria Martinez, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Experience Officer (Age 61) Who are Cisco Systems' major shareholders? Cisco Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.71%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.07%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.42%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Northern Trust Corp (1.32%) and Norges Bank (1.04%). Company insiders that own Cisco Systems stock include Arun Sarin, Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, Irving Tan, John T Chambers, Karen Walker, Kelly A Kramer, M Michele Burns, Mark D Chandler, Prat Bhatt, Rebecca Jacoby, Roderick C Mcgeary and Steven M West. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cisco Systems. Which institutional investors are selling Cisco Systems stock? CSCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American International Group Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Hexavest Inc. and Swedbank. Company insiders that have sold Cisco Systems company stock in the last year include Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, Irving Tan, Kelly A Kramer, M Michele Burns, Mark D Chandler, Prat Bhatt, Roderick C Mcgeary and Steven M West. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cisco Systems. Which institutional investors are buying Cisco Systems stock? CSCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. and Bessemer Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cisco Systems. How do I buy shares of Cisco Systems? Shares of CSCO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cisco Systems' stock price today? One share of CSCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.74. How big of a company is Cisco Systems? Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $254.08 billion and generates $49.33 billion in revenue each year. The network equipment provider earns $110 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.34 on an earnings per share basis. Cisco Systems employs 74,200 workers across the globe. What is Cisco Systems' official website? The official website for Cisco Systems is http://www.cisco.com. How can I contact Cisco Systems? Cisco Systems' mailing address is 170 WEST TASMAN DR, SAN JOSE CA, 95134. The network equipment provider can be reached via phone at 408-526-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Cisco Systems (NASDAQ CSCO)Community Ranking: 3.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 2,148 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,191 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 3,339MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cisco Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CSCO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CSCO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) still relevant?