2. As of noon trading, Cisco Systems ( CSCO) is up $0.35 (1.4%) to $24.67 on average volume. Thus far, 20.7 million shares of Cisco Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 41.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.27-$24.84 after having opened the day at $24.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.32.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industries worldwide. Cisco Systems has a market cap of $130.1 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are up 23.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate Cisco Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cisco Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Cisco Systems Ratings Report now.

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