In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Vetr lowered shares of Cisco Systems from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $37.03 price target on the stock.in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $39.00 target price on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Thursday, April 6th.
Historically, if we have a peek at price target revisions, Cisco Systems, Inc. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $34.78.
In recent trading day Cisco Systems, Inc. 20,194,336 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $167.51 billion, a PE ratio of 17.24 and a beta of 1.36. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 0.16%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 0.46% and above its 200 day moving average with value 7.82%. The 1-year High price of the stock is $8.77, while the 1-year low price is $3.70. William Blair began coverage on Cisco Systems in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. Traders acquired 12,419 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 120% compared to the average daily volume of 5,645 put options.
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 15th. The network equipment provider reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -2.91 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.57 earnings per share. The stock witnessed 2.22% gains, -0.72% declines and -8% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. This is an increase from Cisco Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26.
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02/23/2017 - Cisco Systems, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein.
Rite Aid Corporation was covered by a number of analysts recently, 0 rated the stock as Buy, 3 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.27, for a total transaction of $537,079.44. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 122,721 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,181,104.47. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $33.92 per share, for a total transaction of $102,675.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 371,807 shares of company stock worth $12,668,893 over the last quarter.
A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company.
A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of SWN. New Century Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Cisco Systems by 69.6% in the third quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 35,091 shares of the energy company's stock worth $486,000 after buying an additional 1,090 shares in the last quarter. Financial Management Professionals Inc. boosted its stake in Cisco Systems by 17.7% in the first quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 77,174 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,644,752.98. Seven Eight Capital LP purchased a new stake in Cisco Systems during the fourth quarter worth about $112,000. Court Place Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Cisco Systems by 2.3% in the third quarter. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC now owns 56,402 shares of the network equipment provider's stock worth $1,789,000 after buying an additional 29,700 shares in the last quarter. MD now owns 69,860,968 shares of the network equipment provider's stock worth $2,215,990,000 after buying an additional 3,555,286 shares in the last quarter.
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