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Cisco Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.32 (+0.75 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $43.02
50-Day Range
MA: $39.44
52-Week Range
Now: $43.02
Volume34.32 million shs
Average Volume25.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$181.78 billion
P/E Ratio17.49
Dividend Yield3.37%
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 a strategic alliance with Internet2 to deliver next-generation capabilities and software solutions. 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: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.45 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$3.40 per share
Book Value$9.03 per share


Net Income$11.21 billion


Outstanding Shares4,225,515,000
Market Cap$181.78 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
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Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Cisco Systems' stock was trading at $37.05 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CSCO stock has increased by 16.1% and is now trading at $43.02.
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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 15 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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 Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were Cisco Systems' earnings last quarter?

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 12th. The network equipment provider reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.06. The network equipment provider had revenue of $11.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.85 billion. Cisco Systems had a net margin of 21.76% and a return on equity of 32.64%. Cisco Systems's revenue was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.84 EPS.
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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. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, October 21st. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 share buyback plan on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $15,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership 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 earnings per share guidance of $0.74-0.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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?

26 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Cisco Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Cisco Systems' stock price to reach $47.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% 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 October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 42,490,000 shares, an increase of 21.2% from the September 30th total of 35,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 22,760,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the company 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 54, Pay $7.25M)
  • Ms. Kelly A. Kramer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $3.02M)
  • Ms. Geraldine T. Elliott, Exec. VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (Age 63, Pay $6.78M)
  • Ms. Maria Martinez, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Experience Officer (Age 62, Pay $8.82M)
  • Mr. Tiang Yew Tan, Exec. VP & Chief of Operations (Age 50)
  • Mr. Prat S. Bhatt, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 53)
  • 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 64)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.61%), State Street Corp (4.36%), Morgan Stanley (0.87%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.70%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.65%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.64%). 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 CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, State Street Corp, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich, Psagot Investment House Ltd., and Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, BlackRock Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Confluence Investment Management LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, and Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
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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 $43.02.

How big of a company is Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $181.78 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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