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QQQ   438.27
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The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
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The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
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Cisco Systems (CSCO) Competitors

$48.49
-1.04 (-2.10%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

CSCO vs. QCOM, TMUS, VZ, IBM, INTU, AMAT, ADBE, INTC, SAP, and UBER

Should you be buying Cisco Systems stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cisco Systems include QUALCOMM (QCOM), T-Mobile US (TMUS), Verizon Communications (VZ), International Business Machines (IBM), Intuit (INTU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), SAP (SAP), and Uber Technologies (UBER). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Cisco Systems vs.

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, community ranking, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and media sentiment.

Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Cisco Systems received 184 more outperform votes than QUALCOMM when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 77.80% of users gave QUALCOMM an outperform vote while only 73.41% of users gave Cisco Systems an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Cisco SystemsOutperform Votes
2410
73.41%
Underperform Votes
873
26.59%
QUALCOMMOutperform Votes
2226
77.80%
Underperform Votes
635
22.20%

Cisco Systems has a net margin of 23.49% compared to QUALCOMM's net margin of 21.39%. QUALCOMM's return on equity of 38.06% beat Cisco Systems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cisco Systems23.49% 33.01% 14.72%
QUALCOMM 21.39%38.06%16.14%

Cisco Systems has higher revenue and earnings than QUALCOMM. Cisco Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than QUALCOMM, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cisco Systems$57.00B3.44$12.61B$3.2914.74
QUALCOMM$35.82B5.34$7.23B$6.9024.82

In the previous week, QUALCOMM had 9 more articles in the media than Cisco Systems. MarketBeat recorded 44 mentions for QUALCOMM and 35 mentions for Cisco Systems. Cisco Systems' average media sentiment score of 0.66 beat QUALCOMM's score of 0.56 indicating that Cisco Systems is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cisco Systems
15 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
QUALCOMM
15 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

73.3% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.4% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Cisco Systems pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $3.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Cisco Systems pays out 48.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. QUALCOMM pays out 46.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Cisco Systems currently has a consensus price target of $56.03, suggesting a potential upside of 15.55%. QUALCOMM has a consensus price target of $154.90, suggesting a potential downside of 9.57%. Given Cisco Systems' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cisco Systems is more favorable than QUALCOMM.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cisco Systems
2 Sell rating(s)
13 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.19
QUALCOMM
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.59

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Cisco Systems on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CSCO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CSCO vs. The Competition

MetricCisco SystemsComputer & office equipment IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$196.35B$29.91B$20.40B$7.65B
Dividend Yield3.23%2.94%2.73%3.91%
P/E Ratio14.7416.74222.6315.83
Price / Sales3.446.89542.7995.09
Price / Cash12.7914.5029.6031.69
Price / Book4.463.766.494.29
Net Income$12.61B$1.71B$643.41M$214.71M
7 Day Performance-0.12%-1.68%-1.06%-2.30%
1 Month Performance-3.23%-2.43%-2.02%-1.58%
1 Year Performance-4.55%-8.89%16.21%7.82%

Cisco Systems Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
QCOM
QUALCOMM
4.8062 of 5 stars
$173.91
+1.7%
$148.71
-14.5%
+42.4%$194.08B$35.82B25.2050,000Analyst Report
TMUS
T-Mobile US
4.9504 of 5 stars
$163.26
+0.7%
$185.93
+13.9%
+7.0%$193.77B$78.56B23.5667,000Insider Selling
VZ
Verizon Communications
4.9439 of 5 stars
$42.84
+0.7%
$44.14
+3.0%
+1.3%$180.11B$133.97B15.52105,400Ex-Dividend
Analyst Revision
IBM
International Business Machines
4.3625 of 5 stars
$190.94
+1.1%
$176.85
-7.4%
+41.8%$175.04B$61.86B23.49305,300Analyst Downgrade
INTU
Intuit
4.9183 of 5 stars
$623.00
-0.6%
$645.00
+3.5%
+42.8%$174.44B$14.37B63.5718,200Ex-Dividend
Short Interest ↓
AMAT
Applied Materials
4.5828 of 5 stars
$207.38
+0.6%
$191.83
-7.5%
+83.7%$172.31B$26.52B24.4034,000Analyst Report
ADBE
Adobe
4.8887 of 5 stars
$497.01
-0.4%
$620.72
+24.9%
+28.2%$222.66B$19.41B47.5229,945Short Interest ↑
INTC
Intel
4.7726 of 5 stars
$40.33
-8.2%
$42.86
+6.3%
+11.5%$170.52B$54.23B103.41124,800Analyst Report
Options Volume
Gap Down
SAP
SAP
2.6442 of 5 stars
$193.24
+0.6%
$189.20
-2.1%
+42.2%$227.94B$31.21B33.26107,602Dividend Increase
Analyst Upgrade
UBER
Uber Technologies
4.5019 of 5 stars
$76.84
-0.2%
$75.41
-1.9%
+146.1%$159.92B$37.28B89.3430,400Analyst Report
Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:CSCO) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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