Impact of Brokerage Rating on Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO)

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"Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 1,041,006 Cisco Systems, Inc".

A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company.

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the Analysis of a Stock. Cisco Systems, Inc. has P/S value of 3.31 while its P/B value stands at 2.56. Deutsche Bank Maintains Cisco Systems, Inc. The ROA for Cisco Systems, Inc. tells us exactly what earnings were generated from the invested capital.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), stock is trading $36.35 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 1.78% in last 5 years. 27 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Cisco Systems, Inc. might touch $38 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $33.26 and $25 respectively. Cisco Systems, Inc. experienced its Day High at 1.52%, with its Day Low of 13.61%. The company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. The Return on Equity now counts at 17.00%. The firm had revenue of $12.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.34 billion.

Cisco, which in November reported first-quarter earnings results that beat Wall Street estimates on both the top and bottom lines, has focused on higher-margin businesses such as the Internet of Things and the cloud is working to reverse the recent slide in revenue. Non-GAAP net income was $2.9 billion ($0.57/share diluted EPS) the same as a year ago.

Looking over the CSCO ranking chart, the CSCO got 16 analysts recommendation as a Buy security in previous month pool in contrast with 16 analysts gave buy ratings at this month.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 25th. Plus, CSCO's front-month gamma-weighted SOIR is docked at 0.30, indicating near-the-money calls more than triple puts among options residing in the standard February series - which expires at this Friday's close. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, January 4th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.44%. In fiscal 2016, Cisco increased its dividend by 24%. It opened the session with a $15.92 price tag, later ranging from $15.85 to $16.6, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. The company invests in corporate and mortgage-related fixed income instruments, CLOs, Non-Agency RMBS, CMBS and residential whole loans primarily in the United States and Europe. LLC increased its position in Cisco Systems by 101.9% in the second quarter. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $2.1. The shares moved at $31.97, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 31.85% in twelve months time. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. now owns 3,835 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 995 shares during the last quarter.

Growth Estimate for Cisco Systems, Inc. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 74.13% of the company's stock.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has received a short term rating of sell from experts at Zacks with a rank of 4.

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