Cisco Systems Inc.Find Ratings Reports
CISCO SYSTEMS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2018 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. CISCO SYSTEMS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.33 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 18.53% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||11887.0||11580.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-8778.0||2348.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||73683.0||71845.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||131510.0||126248.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||39366.0||34922.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||67.17||67.02|
|Return on Assets||-1.09||7.78|
|Return on Equity||-2.77||15.4|
|Debt||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Share Data||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||4868.0||5007.0|
|Div / share||0.29||0.26|
|Book value / share||10.68||12.74|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2.6620588E7||1.9723134E7|
BUY. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.25 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.67. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CISCO SYSTEMS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CSCO NM||Peers 47.42||CSCO 15.34||Peers 16.87|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
CSCO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
CSCO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|CSCO 15.91||Peers 24.82||CSCO NA||Peers 1.29|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
CSCO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|CSCO 4.25||Peers 5.67||CSCO -116.41||Peers -167.22|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CSCO is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CSCO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CSCO 4.59||Peers 4.31||CSCO -0.98||Peers 5.34|
Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
CSCO is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CSCO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth