Cisco Systems Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

CSCO -  USA Stock  

USD 55.11  0.03  0.05%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Cisco Systems is Buy with 6 hold recommendations. The current projected Cisco Systems target price consensus is 60.59 with 17 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways Cisco Systems analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to Cisco Systems vendors, executives, and/or customers. Cisco Systems recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected Cisco Systems target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 6.093. Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Cisco Systems to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

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Gross Profit is expected to rise to about 34.1 B this year. Profit Margin is expected to rise to 0.22 this year.

Cisco Systems Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Cisco target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Cisco target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions17
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Cisco analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Cisco stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Cisco Systems, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Cisco Systems Target Price Projection

Cisco Systems' current and average target prices are 55.11 and 60.59, respectively. The current price of Cisco Systems is the price at which Cisco Systems is currently trading. On the other hand, Cisco Systems' target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Cisco Systems Market Quote on 26th of October 2021

Low Price54.94Odds
High Price55.86Odds

55.11

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Cisco Systems Target Price

Low Estimate46.0Odds
High Estimate70.0Odds
Number of Analysts17
Standard Deviation6.093

60.588

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Cisco Systems and the information provided on this page.

Cisco Systems Analyst Ratings

Cisco Systems' analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Cisco Systems stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Cisco Systems' financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Cisco Systems' historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Cisco Systems Target Price Projections

Cisco Systems's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Cisco Systems and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Cisco depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Cisco Systems
 2010 2015 2020 2021 (projected)
Calculated Tax Rate19.8219.7320.1421.25
Long Term Debt to Equity0.360.310.220.26

Additional Cisco Systems Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Cisco Systems is a key component of Cisco Systems valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Cisco Systems.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Cisco Systems' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Cisco Systems in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
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LowEstimated ValueHigh
54.1055.1456.18
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Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
49.6358.2659.30
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Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
54.1555.1956.22
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Earnings
Estimates (10)
LowProjected EPSHigh
3.003.083.17
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The data published in Cisco Systems' official financial statements usually reflect Cisco Systems' business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Cisco Systems. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Cisco accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Cisco Systems' liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Technology space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Cisco Systems' financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Cisco Systems' management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Cisco Systems' accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Cisco Systems. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Cisco Systems' management to manipulate its earnings.