Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) 20 Days SMA touches 4.99%: The odds favor the bear

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) kicked off on May 19, 2023, at the price of $48.43, up 1.93% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $49.34 and dropped to $48.40 before settling in for the closing price of $48.20. Over the past 52 weeks, CSCO has traded in a range of $38.60-$52.56.

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During the last 5-year period, the sales growth of Technology Sector giant was 1.40%. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 12.70%. With a float of $4.09 billion, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $4.10 billion.

Let’s determine the extent of company efficiency that accounts for 83300 employees. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +61.94, operating margin of +27.38, and the pretax margin is +28.08.

Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) Insider Activity

Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Communication Equipment Industry. The insider ownership of Cisco Systems Inc. is 0.10%, while institutional ownership is 74.90%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 14, was worth 153,261. In this transaction EVP and Chief Legal Officer of this company sold 3,142 shares at a rate of $48.78, taking the stock ownership to the 180,697 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 14, when Company’s EVP & Chief Cust & Prtnr Offcr sold 812 for $48.74, making the entire transaction worth $39,577. This insider now owns 267,608 shares in total.

Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) Earnings and Forecasts

In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 4/29/2023, the organization reported $1 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $0.97) by $0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +22.91 while generating a return on equity of 29.15. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.99 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 12.70% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 7.39% during the next five years compared to 8.20% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) Trading Performance Indicators

Take a look at Cisco Systems Inc.’s (CSCO) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 1.30. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.60. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 28.17.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 2.78, a number that is poised to hit 1.06 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 4.05 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)

Looking closely at Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), its last 5-days average volume was 25.81 million, which is a jump from its year-to-date volume of 18.51 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 95.13%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.88.

During the past 100 days, Cisco Systems Inc.’s (CSCO) raw stochastic average was set at 51.03%, which indicates a significant decrease from 94.45% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 16.62% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 20.76% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $48.87, while its 200-day Moving Average is $46.84. However, in the short run, Cisco Systems Inc.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $49.51. Second resistance stands at $49.90. The third major resistance level sits at $50.45. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $48.57, it is likely to go to the next support level at $48.02. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $47.63.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) Key Stats

The company with the Market Capitalisation of 197.42 billion has total of 4,095,823K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 51,557 M in contrast with the sum of 11,812 M annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 13,592 M and last quarter income was 2,773 M.