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Cisco Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.14 (-0.36 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.06
50-Day Range
MA: $39.70
52-Week Range
Now: $39.06
Volume16.98 million shs
Average Volume25.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$165.36 billion
P/E Ratio14.85
Dividend Yield3.67%
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 has collaboration agreements with KT Corporation and Bharti Airtel. Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSCO



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$49.30 billion
Cash Flow$3.27 per share
Book Value$8.96 per share


Net Income$11.21 billion


Outstanding Shares4,233,425,000
Market Cap$165.36 billion
Next Earnings Date11/12/2020 (Confirmed)
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Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cisco Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Cisco Systems' stock was trading at $37.05 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CSCO shares have increased by 5.4% and is now trading at $39.06.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Cisco Systems?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cisco Systems in the last year. There are currently 16 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Cisco Systems' next earnings date?

Cisco Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 12th 2020.
View our earnings forecast for Cisco Systems

How can I listen to Cisco Systems' earnings call?

Cisco Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 12th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Cisco Systems' earnings last quarter?

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 12th. The network equipment provider reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.06. The network equipment provider earned $12.15 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.09 billion. Cisco Systems had a net margin of 22.75% and a return on equity of 34.75%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.83 earnings per share.
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How often does Cisco Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, October 21st. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 1st.
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How will Cisco Systems' stock buyback program work?

Cisco Systems declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $15,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 6.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Cisco Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cisco Systems issued an update on its first quarter 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.69-0.71 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.712-11.975 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.25 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CSCO?

26 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Cisco Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Cisco Systems' stock price to reach $46.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 35,050,000 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the September 15th total of 30,010,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,560,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Cisco Systems' key competitors?

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), The Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Cisco Systems' key executives?

Cisco Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Charles H. Robbins, Chairman & CEO (Age 53)
  • 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)

What is Cisco Systems' stock symbol?

Cisco Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CSCO."

Who are Cisco Systems' major shareholders?

Cisco Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.13%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%), PGGM Investments (0.07%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.04%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Cisco Systems stock include Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, Irving Tan, Kelly A Kramer, M Michele Burns, Maria Martinez, Mark D Chandler, Prat Bhatt, Roderick C Mcgeary, Steven M West and Wesley G Bush.
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Which major investors are selling Cisco Systems stock?

CSCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., QCI Asset Management Inc. NY, Hexavest Inc., Robecosam AG, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc., and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Cisco Systems company stock in the last year include Charles Robbins, Irving Tan, Kelly A Kramer, Maria Martinez, Mark D Chandler, and Prat Bhatt.
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Which major investors are buying Cisco Systems stock?

CSCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Metropolis Capital Ltd, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Sabal Trust CO, CWM LLC, PGGM Investments, and DNB Asset Management AS.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Cisco Systems' stock price today?

One share of CSCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.06.

How big of a company is Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $165.36 billion and generates $49.30 billion in revenue each year. The network equipment provider earns $11.21 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.92 on an earnings per share basis. Cisco Systems employs 77,500 workers across the globe.

What is Cisco Systems' official website?

The official website for Cisco Systems is www.cisco.com.

How can I contact Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems' mailing address is 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA, 95134. The network equipment provider can be reached via phone at 408-526-4000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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