NASDAQ:CSCO - Cisco Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$49.43 +1.03 (+2.13 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 08:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.43
Today's Range$48.44 - $49.59
52-Week Range$40.19 - $49.68
Volume30.10 million shs
Average Volume21.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$238.13 billion
P/E Ratio21.12
Dividend Yield2.73%
Beta1.16
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSCO
CUSIP17275R10
Phone408-526-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$49.33 billion
Cash Flow$2.9510 per share
Book Value$8.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$110 million

Miscellaneous

Employees74,200
Outstanding Shares4,817,518,000
Market Cap$238.13 billion
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 announced 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 4th. This is a positive change 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 authorized a share buyback plan 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 purchase up to 6.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cisco Systems' earnings last quarter?

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The network equipment provider reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.01. The network equipment provider earned $12.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.43 billion. Cisco Systems had a net margin of 25.31% and a return on equity of 26.99%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.63 EPS. 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.

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

Cisco Systems issued an update on 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 earnings per share 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 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Cisco Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Cisco Systems' stock price to reach $53.6190 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% 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?

Headlines about CSCO stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cisco Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the network equipment provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 39,863,730 shares, a decrease of 17.2% from the January 15th total of 48,118,543 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 20,258,218 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Cisco Systems' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cisco Systems' key competitors?

Who are Cisco Systems' key executives?

Cisco Systems' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Cisco Systems' major shareholders?

Cisco Systems' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 Boston Partners (0.69%). Company insiders that own Cisco Systems stock include Arun Sarin, Charles Robbins, Chris Dedicoat, 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 major investors are selling Cisco Systems stock?

CSCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American International Group Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Hexavest Inc., Swedbank and Two Sigma Advisers LP. Company insiders that have sold Cisco Systems company stock in the last year include Arun Sarin, Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, Irving Tan, Kelly A Kramer, M Michele Burns, Mark D Chandler, Prat Bhatt and Steven M West. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cisco Systems.

Which major investors are buying Cisco Systems stock?

CSCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Bessemer Group Inc., Legal & General Group Plc and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 $49.43.

How big of a company is Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $238.13 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  2,141 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,171 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,312
MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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