CSCO Stock: A Technical Perspective on Cisco Systems, Inc


Key Statistics

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) escalated 0.21% and closed its last trading session at $34.11. Its opening price on the last trading day was $34.04. The company’s market cap is $169.2 Billion. The company has 4.96 Billion shares outstanding and 4.95 Billion shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 2.56 and the short float is around of 1%. Cisco Systems, Inc. has been given an analysts’ mean target of 35.73.

52-week High/Low

The highest price CSCO stock touched in the last 12 month was $34.75 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $29.12. Stock’s distance from 52 week High is -1.84% and the distance from 52 week Low is 17.14%.

Share Volume Analysis

A total of 29.91 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 19.24 Million shares. The relative volume of the stock is 1.56.

Stock Performance

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) performance during the last one year upgraded 7.6 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 12.87 percent. The stock jumped 8.7 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a positive momentum of 9.89 percent, whereas its last one month trend is optimistic with 1.52 percent. Its weekly performance showed downward trend of -1.13 percent.

Profit Margins Analysis

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 20 percent, operating profit margin was 24.9 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 63 percent.

Key Ratios Review

Liquidity ratios help investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 3, current ratio was 3, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.39 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.51, while Payout ratio is 0.558.

Return on Assets, Investment and Equity

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has a Return on Assets of 7.6 percent, Return on Investment of 9.3 percent and a Return on Equity of 14.9 percent.

Simple Moving Average

Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also helps in determining where it may be possibly heading. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 4.17%, the 50-day is 1.78% and the 20-day is -0.31%.

EPS Growth Analysis

The company’s diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 1.91.

EPS Estimate for the next year is 2.55.

EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 0.6.

EPS Growth this year is -9.8 percent.

Earnings and Sales Growth

EPS growth for the next 5 years is 10.24 percent.

Annual EPS growth Past 5 years is 5 percent.

Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was 0.8 percent.

Quarterly Revenue Growth on year-over-year basis stands at -4 percent.

Quarterly Earnings Growth on year-over-year basis stands at -13.2 percent.

Investment Valuation Ratios

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 17.91 and Forward P/E ratio is 13.36. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 3.52, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 2.58, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 2.4.

Volatility Analysis

If we look at the Volatility of Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Week Volatility is 1.28%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.24%.

Technical Indicators

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)’s RSI (Relative strength index) is at 53.87, its ATR (Average True Range) value is 0.42, while its Beta factor was calculated at 1.18.

Earnings Released Date

The company last reported its quarterly results on Nov 15 AMC.

Analysts Recommendation

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has an Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 2.

Insider Ownership and Transactions

Cisco Systems, Inc.’s insider ownership stands at 0.1 percent, while its insider transaction is -15.09 percent.

Institutional Ownership and Transactions

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Cisco Systems, Inc.’s institutional ownership is 77.4%, while its institutional transactions stand at -0.36%.


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