Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) went up by 0.80% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $50.28. The company’s stock price has collected 3.00% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 6 hours ago that Cisco Systems Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Is It Worth Investing in Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ :CSCO) Right Now?
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 17.82 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CSCO is at 0.92. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 27 who provided ratings for Cisco Systems Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 13 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $48.90, which is $4.06 above the current price. CSCO currently public float of 4.22B and currently shorts hold a 0.95% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CSCO was 25.34M shares.
CSCO’s Market Performance
CSCO stocks went up by 3.00% for the week, with a monthly jump of 22.26% and a quarterly performance of 3.47%, while its annual performance rate touched -0.88%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.52% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.10% for Cisco Systems Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 8.61% for CSCO stocks with a simple moving average of 4.10% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CSCO
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CSCO stocks, with New Street repeating the rating for CSCO by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for CSCO in the upcoming period, according to New Street is $60 based on the research report published on November 13th of the current year 2020.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CSCO reach a price target of $43, previously predicting the price at $48. The rating they have provided for CSCO stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on October 12th, 2020.
UBS gave a rating of “Neutral” to CSCO, setting the target price at $41 in the report published on September 23rd of the current year.
CSCO Trading at 11.62% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CSCO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -12.71% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.10%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.52%, as shares surge +19.66% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +11.62% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CSCO rose by +3.00%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.18% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $40.77. In addition, Cisco Systems Inc. saw -8.49% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CSCO starting from Martinez Maria, who sale 2,000 shares at the price of $44.00 back on Dec 01. After this action, Martinez Maria now owns 327,044 shares of Cisco Systems Inc., valued at $88,000 using the latest closing price.
Kramer Kelly A., the EVP and CFO of Cisco Systems Inc., sale 45,000 shares at $42.81 during a trade that took place back on Nov 27, which means that Kramer Kelly A. is holding 297,078 shares at $1,926,617 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CSCO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +28.60 for the present operating margin
- +63.98 for the gross margin
The net margin for Cisco Systems Inc. stands at +22.75. The total capital return value is set at 25.23, while invested capital returns managed to touch 22.84. Equity return is now at value 28.40, with 11.30 for asset returns.
Based on Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), the company’s capital structure generated 41.10 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 29.13. Total debt to assets is 16.43, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 32.28. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 22.87.
When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.72, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.08. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.67 and the total asset turnover is 0.51. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.72.