Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) reports higher than expected quarterly revenue

Cisco Systems is one of the largest networking hardware and software companies in the world

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CSCO's stock price increased more than 9% in the last month alone, extending the twelve-month rally to 31%. Analyst's mean target price for DIS is $115.71 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.40. The share price is now 6 percent versus its SMA20, 7.91 percent versus its SMA50, and 10.56 percent versus its SMA200. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. A SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc. Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating and set a $34.00 target price (down from $35.00) on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Thursday, December 29th. Simon Leopold of Raymond James reiterates an Outperform rating, and raises his price target a buck. A Executive Chairman in the company, CHAMBERS JOHN T, disclosed a transaction on Wednesday November 23, 2016 that ended up generating $7,430,000 from the sale of 250,000 shares at $29.72 per share.

Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. Walker Karen sold 1,793 shares in the company at $30.41 each and collected $54,001 in proceeds.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) opened the session with a $31.9 price tag, later ranging from $31.77 to $32.31, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Analysts were expecting a 1.2% decline and $0.58, so guidance is basically in line with estimates. Cisco Systems, Inc. NASDAQ has an Earning Per Share for the upcoming year at 20.90%. "He needs some time to turn this beast around", Forrester Research Inc. analyst Glenn O'Donnell told SiliconANGLE. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Cisco Systems by 2.1% in the second quarter. This showed the surprise of 3.4% in the last quarter earnings. On average, equities analysts predict that Cisco Systems will post $2.37 earnings per share for the current year. "This quarter we reported our intent to acquire AppDynamics which, combined with Cisco's networking analytics, will provide consumers with unprecedented insights into business performance".

Furthermore, Cisco Systems Inc spokesman Jim Brady said that deferred revenue for recurring software sales increased by almost 50 percent. Plus, the 30 percent figure was not much of an improvement above the 28 percent in the previous quarter; that amount was a small gain from 25 percent in 2015. The company has a market cap of $162,188 million. Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 4.96%. It has lost $0 (0.97%) since hitting a 52-week high price of $32.31 on Date.

While trading at volume below than average, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) previous 52-week high was $13.67 and moved up 14.35% over the same period, trading at a volume of 24.43 million. Total emerging markets declined 7% while the BRICs plus Mexico went down by 5%. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 17.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 11.40%. CSCO has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 15.26, Forward P/E of 12.86, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 2.26 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 21.72.

In addition, the growth in operating expenses and a decline in gross margin significantly impacted its earnings performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2017.

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