In last trading session, Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) saw 43.93 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 0.96. Company’s recent per share price level of $56.04 trading at -$0.33 or -0.59% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $228.85B. That closing price of CSCO’s stock is at a discount of -3.84% from its 52-week high price of $58.19 and is indicating a premium of 31.12% from its 52-week low price of $38.60. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 17.06 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 18.04 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of an Overweight while assigning it a mean rating of 2.50. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 27 analysts covering the stock, 1 rated the stock as a Sell while 2 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 16 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 8 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $1.03 in the current quarter.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -0.59%, in the last five days CSCO remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Monday, 09/11/23 when the stock touched $56.04 price level, adding 1.63% to its value on the day. Cisco Systems Inc.’s shares saw a change of 17.63% in year-to-date performance and have moved -1.11% in past 5-day. Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) showed a performance of 5.82% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 60.49 million shares which calculate 3.28 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $58.58 to the stock, which implies a rise of 4.34% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $45.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $68.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -21.34% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a gain of 19.7% for stock’s current value.
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Cisco Systems Inc. is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company added 11.81% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 4.11% while that of industry is 17.20. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2023. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 19.80% in the current quarter and calculating 12.50% increase in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 1.40% from the last financial year’s standing.
17 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $14.62 billion for the same. And 17 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $14.21 billion in the next quarter that will end on Jan 2024.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 7.40% during past 5 years. In 2023, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 9.00% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 6.41%.
Cisco Systems Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between November 14 and November 20 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 0.08% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 77.45 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 77.51%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 77.45% institutions for Cisco Systems Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc is the top institutional holder at CSCO for having 383.93 million shares of worth $19.86 billion. And as of Jun 29, 2023, it was holding 9.47% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., which was holding about 347.57 million shares on Jun 29, 2023. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 8.57% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $17.98 billion.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2023, the former fund manager was holding 114.35 million shares of worth $5.92 billion or 2.82% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 97.52 million shares on Jun 29, 2023, making its stake of worth around $5.05 billion in the company or a holder of 2.40% of company’s stock.