CSCO Stock Overview
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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$44.10|
|52 Week High||US$64.29|
|52 Week Low||US$41.02|
|1 Month Change||-3.33%|
|3 Month Change||-20.02%|
|1 Year Change||-16.89%|
|3 Year Change||-19.42%|
|5 Year Change||40.89%|
|Change since IPO||56,982.21%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CSCO||US Communications||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CSCO underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -15% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CSCO exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|CSCO Average Weekly Movement||5.6%|
|Communications Industry Average Movement||8.2%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: CSCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CSCO's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
Cisco Systems Fundamentals Summary
|CSCO fundamental statistics|
Is CSCO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CSCO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$19.01b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 17, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.90|
|Net Profit Margin||23.28%|
How did CSCO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.4%Current Dividend Yield
Does CSCO pay a reliable dividends?See CSCO dividend history and benchmarks
|Cisco Systems dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jul 05 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jul 27 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||8 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||30 days|
Does CSCO pay a reliable dividends?See CSCO dividend history and benchmarks
Is CSCO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
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|What is CSCO's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CSCO's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CSCO PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
MSI Motorola Solutions
ANET Arista Networks
JNPR Juniper Networks
CSCO Cisco Systems
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CSCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.2x) compared to the peer average (31.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CSCO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Communications Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CSCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.2x) compared to the US Communications industry average (21.9x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CSCO's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||15.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||23.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CSCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CSCO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CSCO ($44.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($98.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CSCO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CSCO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
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How is Cisco Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CSCO's forecast earnings growth (5.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CSCO's earnings (5.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CSCO's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CSCO's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CSCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.8%)
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How has Cisco Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CSCO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CSCO's current net profit margins (23.3%) are higher than last year (20.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CSCO's earnings have grown by 16.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CSCO's earnings growth over the past year (17.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CSCO earnings growth over the past year (17.5%) underperformed the Communications industry 35.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CSCO's Return on Equity (29.7%) is considered high.
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How is Cisco Systems's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CSCO's short term assets ($36.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($24.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: CSCO's short term assets ($36.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($28.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CSCO has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CSCO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 49.7% to 23.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CSCO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (149.1%).
Interest Coverage: CSCO earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Cisco Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CSCO's dividend (3.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: CSCO's dividend (3.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CSCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CSCO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52%), CSCO's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (46.4%), CSCO's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chuck Robbins (55 yo)
Mr. Charles H. Robbins, also known as Chuck, has been Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc., since July 26, 2015 and has been its Chairman of the Board on December 11, 2017. He has been Director o...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chuck's total compensation ($USD25.45M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.44M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chuck's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CSCO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CSCO's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cisco Systems, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Ticker: CSCO
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Implied Market Cap: US$182.617b
- Shares outstanding: 4.14b
- Website: https://www.cisco.com
Number of Employees
- Cisco Systems, Inc.
- 170 West Tasman Drive
- San Jose
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.