Analyst’s Ratings : Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)


Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) closed its last session at $40.1. The stock traded within a range of $39.75 and $40.21. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 198.86 Million. Trading volume for Cisco Systems, Inc. was 21.69 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has an average volume of 19.78 Million.

Company Profile

Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of their DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success. The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but were unable to due to technological shortcomings. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols; and as a result of solving their challenge – the multi-protocol router was born.

Analyst Views

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) received a Buy rating from 7 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) touched its 1-Year High price of $40.24 on 01/10/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $29.80 on 01/17/17.

EPS & Financials

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.61/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.6/Share by a difference of $0.01. This showed a surprise of 1.7% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 25 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.59/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.61/share and a low EPS of $0.58/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $11.81 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 11.92 Billion and 11.7 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a 20-Day average volume of 19.25 Million. According to today’s trading volume Cisco Systems, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 78.1 Percent. The return on assets stands at 7.6%, Return on Equity currently is 14.8% and the Return on Investment value is 9.3%.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) gross margin percentage stands at 62.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 24.8 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 20.3 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.51% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.38 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 19.35 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 4.7 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 24.8%. The return on invested capital is at 9.3%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 25.73.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 19.35%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 4.7% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.