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Cisco Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.44 (+0.97 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.70
50-Day Range
MA: $44.87
52-Week Range
Now: $45.70
Volume29.57 million shs
Average Volume21.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$193.11 billion
P/E Ratio18.58
Dividend Yield3.18%
Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, Japan, and China. It provides infrastructure platforms, including networking technologies of switching, routing, wireless, and data center products that are designed to work together to deliver networking capabilities, and transport and/or store data. The company also offers collaboration products comprising unified communications, Cisco TelePresence, and conferencing, as well as the Internet of Things and analytics software. In addition, it provides security products, such as network security, cloud and email security, identity and access management, advanced threat protection, and unified threat management products; and cloud and system management products. Further, the company offers a range of service and support options for its customers, including technical support and advanced services. It serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers. The company sells its products and services directly, as well as through systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors. Cisco Systems, Inc. has strategic alliances with Internet2 to deliver next-generation capabilities and software solutions; and Tele2 Iot on connectivity management platform 2CONTROL. Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Overall MarketRank

2.41 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

11th out of 1,511 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

2nd out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSCO
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$49.30 billion
Cash Flow$3.38 per share
Book Value$8.96 per share


Net Income$11.21 billion


Outstanding Shares4,225,515,000
Market Cap$193.11 billion
Next Earnings Date2/9/2021 (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. Since then, CSCO shares have increased by 23.3% and is now trading at $45.70.
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Is Cisco Systems a buy right now?

24 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cisco Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 15 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Cisco Systems stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CSCO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cisco Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Cisco Systems a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Cisco Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Cisco Systems' next earnings date?

Cisco Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 9th 2021.
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 Tuesday, February 9th 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 12th. The network equipment provider reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.06. The network equipment provider earned $11.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.85 billion. Cisco Systems had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.64% and a net margin of 21.76%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.84 EPS.
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How often does Cisco Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 9th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 5th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, January 20th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 4th.
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Is Cisco Systems a good dividend stock?

Cisco Systems pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.18%. Cisco Systems has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Cisco Systems is 49.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cisco Systems will have a dividend payout ratio of 47.21% next year. This indicates that Cisco Systems will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Cisco Systems' stock buyback program work?

Cisco Systems declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $15,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Cisco Systems updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.74-0.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.77-12.01 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.67 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CSCO?

24 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Cisco Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Cisco Systems' stock price to reach $47.32 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.5% from the stock's current price.
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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 55, Pay $3.95M)
  • Ms. Geraldine T. Elliott, Exec. VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (Age 64, Pay $1.74M)
  • Ms. Maria Martinez, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Experience Officer (Age 63, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Richard Scott Herren, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Pratik S. Bhatt, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 54)
  • Mr. Roland Acra, Sr. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Jacqueline Guichelaar, Sr. VP & Group Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Marilyn Mora, Director of Global Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark D. Chandler, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 65)
  • Ms. Stella Low, Chief Communications Officer

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 shareholders include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.06%), Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc (0.06%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own Cisco Systems stock include Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, Irving Tan, Kelly A Kramer, 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 Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Hexavest Inc., GWM Advisors LLC, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, Cullen Capital Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC. 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 KAMES CAPITAL plc, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Metropolis Capital Ltd, Strs Ohio, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Osher Van de Voorde Investment Management, Guinness Asset Management LTD, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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 WeBull, 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 $45.70.

How big of a company is Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $193.11 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 1/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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