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Cisco Systems Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:CSCO)

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(As of 10/17/2019 09:40 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $46.79
50-Day Range
MA: $48.06
52-Week Range
Now: $46.79
Volume599,995 shs
Average Volume20.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$198.64 billion
P/E Ratio16.42
Dividend Yield3.04%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.90 billion
Cash Flow$3.50 per share
Book Value$7.91 per share


Net Income$11.62 billion


Outstanding Shares4,245,290,000
Market Cap$198.64 billion
Next Earnings Date11/13/2019 (Confirmed)

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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 Friday, September 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 4th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Wednesday, October 23rd. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. View Cisco Systems' Dividend History.

How will Cisco Systems' stock buyback program work?

Cisco Systems declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $15,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits 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 management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Cisco Systems' earnings last quarter?

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 14th. The network equipment provider reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.01. The network equipment provider had revenue of $13.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.39 billion. Cisco Systems had a net margin of 22.39% and a return on equity of 32.43%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.70 earnings per share. 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, November 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cisco Systems.

How can I listen to Cisco Systems' earnings call?

Cisco Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 13th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Cisco Systems updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.80-0.82 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.83. The company issued revenue guidance of +0-2% to ~$12.68-12.93 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $13.41 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CSCO?

26 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Cisco Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Cisco Systems' share price to reach $55.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cisco Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cisco Systems?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cisco Systems in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We appreciate Cisco’s desire to reinforce its position as the leader in enterprise networking as customers demand higher throughput solutions." (7/10/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cisco is an IP-based networking company. Strength witnessed in the company’s Security and Applications segments are key catalysts. Order strength and improving traction of the subscription-based model were other tailwinds. Strong contribution from security, Infrastructure Platforms and applications is a positive. Order strength and improving traction of the subscription-based model are other tailwinds. Strengthening collaboration portfolio which now includes Webex Teams and Accompany bodes well. Further, buyout of Duo Security and Luxtera should help the company expand its IT and data center clientele. However, weakness in switching and routing is a headwind. Arista’s intention of manufacturing switches that connect campus networks is likely to hurt Cisco as it holds a dominant position in that market." (5/21/2019)

Has Cisco Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CSCO stock have been trending very negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cisco Systems earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the network equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Cisco Systems.

Are investors shorting Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 36,450,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the August 30th total of 34,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 19,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Cisco Systems' Current Options Chain.

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), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Micron Technology (MU), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Hexavest Inc. (0.04%), Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY (0.04%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.04%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Cisco Systems stock include Arun Sarin, Charles Robbins, 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, Steven M West and Wesley G Bush. 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 CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC and Nexus Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cisco Systems company stock in the last year include Charles Robbins, David Goeckeler, Irving Tan, Kelly A Kramer, M Michele Burns, Mark D Chandler, Prat Bhatt, Roderick C Mcgeary and Steven M West. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cisco Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Cisco Systems stock?

CSCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gradient Investments LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Pacer Advisors Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Community Trust & Investment Co. and Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cisco Systems' stock price today?

One share of CSCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.79.

How big of a company is Cisco Systems?

Cisco Systems has a market capitalization of $198.64 billion and generates $51.90 billion in revenue each year. The network equipment provider earns $11.62 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.85 on an earnings per share basis. Cisco Systems employs 75,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cisco Systems.

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:  2,234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,527
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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