Cisco Systems, Inc. [NASDAQ: CSCO] opened at $42.97 and closed at $42.74 a share within trading session on 02/26/20. That means that the stock dropped by -1.36% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $42.16.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Cisco Systems, Inc. [NASDAQ: CSCO] had 38.53 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 20.63M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 3.28%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 2.08%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $42.07 during that period and CSCO managed to take a rebound to $58.26 in the last 52 weeks.

Cisco Systems, Inc. [NASDAQ:CSCO]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 42.07 to 58.26. This is compared to its latest closing price of $42.74.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on 05/13/2020.

Fundamental Analysis of Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] sitting at +28.01 and its Gross Margin at +63.91, this company’s Net Margin is now 21.40%. These measurements indicate that Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 22.89, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 20.80%. Its Return on Equity is 30.27, and its Return on Assets is 11.25. These metrics all suggest that Cisco Systems, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 73.47. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 42.35, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 25.22. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 16.79, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 43.12.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 11.59 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.50. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.69, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.10. Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] has a Price to Book Ratio of 7.16, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 15.90 and P/E Ratio of 16.50. These metrics all suggest that Cisco Systems, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] earns $683,821 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.92 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.50. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.46 and its Current Ratio is 1.51. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] has 4.29B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $180.94B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 42.07 to 58.26. At its current price, it has moved down by -27.63% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 0.21% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.15, which indicates that it is 3.28% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 26.92. This stock, according to these metrics, is currently Oversold.

Conclusion: Is Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.