Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 14.42x. and a 36-month beta value of 0.91. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 15 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

The average price predicted for Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) by analysts is $52.75, which is $4.99 above the current market price. The public float for CSCO is 4.04B, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.11% of that float. On November 20, 2023, the average trading volume of CSCO was 17.97M shares.

CSCO) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has plunged by -0.59 when compared to previous closing price of 48.04, but the company has seen a -9.19% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2023-11-19 that With investors on the hunt for hot deals, undervalued sleeper stocks are seeing a good deal of attention. In fact, of the ones highlighted below, each carries low risk, and the potential for high returns.

CSCO’s Market Performance

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has experienced a -9.19% fall in stock performance for the past week, with a -10.44% drop in the past month, and a -13.86% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.77%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.45% for CSCO. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -8.68% for CSCO stock, with a simple moving average of -6.96% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of CSCO

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CSCO stocks, with DZ Bank repeating the rating for CSCO by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for CSCO in the upcoming period, according to DZ Bank is $50 based on the research report published on November 17, 2023 of the current year 2023.

CSCO Trading at -10.84% 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 -17.93% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.45%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.77%, as shares sank -9.78% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.73% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CSCO fell by -9.19%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -3.17% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $52.03. In addition, Cisco Systems, Inc. saw 0.24% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CSCO starting from Stahlkopf Deborah L, who sale 3,022 shares at the price of $56.22 back on Sep 13. After this action, Stahlkopf Deborah L now owns 169,396 shares of Cisco Systems, Inc., valued at $169,900 using the latest closing price.

Sharritts Jeffery S., the EVP & Chief Cust & Prtnr Offcr of Cisco Systems, Inc., sale 2,421 shares at $56.22 during a trade that took place back on Sep 13, which means that Sharritts Jeffery S. is holding 229,351 shares at $136,116 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CSCO

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Cisco Systems, Inc. stands at +22.13. The total capital return value is set at 29.84, while invested capital returns managed to touch 25.07. Equity return is now at value 31.78, with 14.16 for asset returns.

Based on Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), the company’s capital structure generated 21.22 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 17.50. Total debt to assets is 9.24, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 16.61. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 13.70.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.04, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.05. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.78 and the total asset turnover is 0.58. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.30.


To sum up, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has seen a mixed performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.