NASDAQ:CSCO - Cisco Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$43.18 -0.56 (-1.28 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 03:36 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.71
Today's Range$43.18 - $43.78
52-Week Range$30.36 - $46.37
Volume1.19 million shs
Average Volume20.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$211.10 billion
P/E Ratio20.07
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta1.09
Cisco Systems logoCisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The company offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. It also provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, collaboration endpoints, and business messaging products; data center products, such as blade and rack servers, series, fabric interconnects, and management software solutions; wireless products consisting of wireless access points, WLAN controllers, cloud and appliances based services, and integrated software services. 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, and advisory, integration, and managed services; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Further, the company offers a distributed file system for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems; service provider video software and solutions; and technical support services and advanced services. It serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers. The company 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
SymbolNASDAQ:CSCO
CUSIP17275R10
Phone408-526-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.44
Current Ratio2.34
Quick Ratio2.28

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.07
Forward P/E Ratio18.45
P/E Growth3.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.01 billion
Price / Sales4.33
Cash Flow$2.5950 per share
Price / Cash16.64
Book Value$9.69 per share
Price / Book4.46

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.15
Net Income$9.61 billion
Net Margins-2.61%
Return on Equity19.48%
Return on Assets8.87%

Miscellaneous

Employees72,900
Outstanding Shares4,817,520,000

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, May 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Wednesday, July 25th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. View Cisco Systems' Dividend History.

How will Cisco Systems' stock buyback program work?

Cisco Systems announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $25,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cisco Systems' earnings last quarter?

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 16th. The network equipment provider reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.01. The network equipment provider had revenue of $12.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.42 billion. Cisco Systems had a positive return on equity of 19.48% and a negative net margin of 2.61%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.60 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, August, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cisco Systems.

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

Cisco Systems updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.68-0.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.69. The company issued revenue guidance of +4-6% to ~$12.62-12.86 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CSCO?

32 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Cisco Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Cisco Systems' share price to reach $45.9643 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cisco Systems.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cisco Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cisco Systems stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cisco delivered stellar third quarter results. Strong contribution from acquisitions, security, Infrastructure Platforms and applications drove year-over-year growth. We believe that Cisco’s expanding footprint in the rapidly growing security market presents significant growth opportunity. Strengthening collaboration portfolio which now includes Webex Teams and AI-based Accompany bodes well. Partnerships with Telenor, Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Google Cloud are positive. Divestiture of a portion of Cisco’s NDS video assets is likely to mitigate the sluggishness witnessed in other product segment. Shares have outperformed industry on a year-to-date basis. However, weakness in switching and routing is a headwind. Ongoing transition to subscription-based model will continue to hurt the top line. Further, dampening service provider business and intense competition from the likes of Huawei, Juniper and Arista Networks are other concerns." (5/22/2018)
  • 2. Royal Bank of Canada analysts commented, "We also believe there’s room for SG&A to come in better than UAA’s conservative plan. Above-consensus FY18 EPS guidance seems likely We expect UAA to guide to modest sales growth, stronger for FY18 than FY17, driven by international and DTC." (2/12/2018)

Are investors shorting Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 47,425,601 shares, a drop of 13.8% from the May 15th total of 55,045,211 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 25,015,363 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 52)
  • Mr. John T. Chambers, Chairman Emeritus (Age 69)
  • Ms. Kelly A. Kramer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Chris Dedicoat, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales & Field Operations (Age 61)
  • Ms. Rebecca J. Jacoby, Advisor (Age 56)

Has Cisco Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CSCO stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cisco Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the network equipment provider an impact score of 49.62 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Cisco Systems' major shareholders?

Cisco Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.04%), Northern Trust Corp (1.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.86%), Boston Partners (0.70%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.70%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.60%). Company insiders that own Cisco Systems stock include Arun Sarin, Carol Bartz, Charles Robbins, Chris Dedicoat, David Goeckeler, John L Hennessy, John T Chambers, Karen Walker, M Michele Burns, Mark D Chandler, Pankaj Patel, 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 Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Franklin Resources Inc., First Pacific Advisors LLC, Yacktman Asset Management LP, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. and Schroder Investment Management Group. Company insiders that have sold Cisco Systems company stock in the last year include Arun Sarin, Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, John T Chambers, Karen Walker, M Michele Burns, Mark D Chandler, Prat Bhatt, Rebecca Jacoby and Roderick C Mcgeary. 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 Summit Trail Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, BlackRock Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Mackay Shields LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and ClariVest Asset Management LLC. 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 $43.30.

How big of a company is Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $211.10 billion and generates $48.01 billion in revenue each year. The network equipment provider earns $9.61 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.15 on an earnings per share basis. Cisco Systems employs 72,900 workers across the globe.

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 marilmo[email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,940 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,018 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,958
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 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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