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NASDAQ: CSCO
Cisco Systems Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for CSCO

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Cisco Systems Inc.
Min Forecast
$43.00-22.34%
Avg Forecast
$54.09-2.31%
Max Forecast
$63.00+13.78%

Should I buy or sell CSCO stock?

Based on 12 analysts offering ratings for Cisco Systems Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
5 analysts 41.67%
Buy
2 analysts 16.67%
Hold
5 analysts 41.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

CSCO stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
MKM Partners
Bottom 13%
13
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$61.00+10.17%2021-05-13
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$57.00+2.94%2021-04-16
Goldman Sachs
Bottom 1%
1
Strong BuyUpgrades$59.00+6.56%2021-03-25
JP Morgan
Top 10%
91
Strong BuyUpgrades$55.00-0.67%2021-03-05
Bank of America
Top 9%
92
Strong BuyMaintains$50.00-9.70%2020-09-16
Raymond James
Top 19%
82
BuyMaintains$55.00-0.67%2021-05-14
Wolfe Research
Top 9%
92
BuyUpgrades$63.00+13.78%2021-04-16
DZ Bank
Top 29%
72
HoldDowngrades$51.00-7.89%2021-05-21
KeyBanc
Top 22%
79
HoldReinstatesN/AN/A2021-04-23
Deutsche Bank
Top 30%
71
HoldInitiates Coverage On$55.00-0.67%2021-04-20

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Forecast return on equity

Is CSCO forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
33.2%
Industry
-11%
Market
48.48%
CSCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (33.2%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is CSCO forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
14.22%
Industry
10.72%
Market
16.72%
CSCO is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (14.22%) than the US Communication Equipment industry average (10.72%)
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CSCO earnings per share forecast

What is CSCO's earnings per share in the next 2 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.02+24.67%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.17+30.89%
CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 14.41% per year, which is not exceptional
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CSCO revenue forecast

What is CSCO's revenue in the next 2 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$51.7B+5.89%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$53.0B+8.5%
CSCO's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 4.16% per year, which is not exceptional
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CSCO earnings growth forecast

How is CSCO forecast to perform vs Communication Equipment companies and vs the US market?
Company
14.41%
Industry
16.67%
Market
24.85%
CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow slower (14.41% per year) than the US Communication Equipment industry average (16.67%)
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CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow slower (14.41% per year) than the US market average (24.85%)
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CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow faster (14.41% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.2%)
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CSCO revenue growth forecast

How is CSCO forecast to perform vs Communication Equipment companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.16%
Industry
5.13%
Market
16.65%
CSCO's revenues are forecast to grow slower (4.16% per year) than the US Communication Equipment industry average (5.13%)
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CSCO's revenues are forecast to grow slower (4.16% per year) than the US market average (16.65%)
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Cisco Systems Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Cisco Systems Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 12 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: CSCO) stock is to Buy CSCO stock.

Out of 12 analysts, 5 (41.67%) are recommending CSCO as a Strong Buy, 2 (16.67%) are recommending CSCO as a Buy, 5 (41.67%) are recommending CSCO as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending CSCO as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending CSCO as a Strong Sell.

What is CSCO's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) Cisco Systems's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 14.41% is not forecast to beat the US Communication Equipment industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.67%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 24.85%.

Cisco Systems's earnings in 2021 is $10,218,000,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast CSCO's earnings for 2022 to be $12,714,255,402, with the lowest CSCO earnings forecast at $12,094,767,320, and the highest CSCO earnings forecast at $13,443,312,805.

In 2023, CSCO is forecast to generate $13,348,493,200 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $12,853,324,155 and the highest earnings forecast at $14,075,443,501.

What is CSCO's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) Cisco Systems's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.16% is not forecast to beat the US Communication Equipment industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 5.13%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.65%.

Cisco Systems's revenue in 2021 is $48,846,000,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast CSCO's revenue for 2022 to be $217,981,475,522,242, with the lowest CSCO revenue forecast at $214,734,797,482,155, and the highest CSCO revenue forecast at $220,908,607,281,220.

In 2023, CSCO is forecast to generate $223,336,781,424,909 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $219,172,354,969,128 and the highest revenue forecast at $228,388,820,518,995.

What is CSCO's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) forecast ROA is 14.22%, which is higher than the forecast US Communication Equipment industry average of 10.72%.

What is CSCO's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year CSCO price target, the average CSCO price target is $54.09, with the highest CSCO stock price forecast at $63.00 and the lowest CSCO stock price forecast at $43.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Cisco Systems's share price could stay at $54.09 by May 21, 2022. The average Cisco Systems stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current CSCO share price of $55.37.

What is CSCO's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) Cisco Systems's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.42. On average, analysts forecast that CSCO's EPS will be $3.02 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.87, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.19. In 2023, CSCO's EPS is forecast to hit $3.17 (min: $3.05, max: $3.34).

What is CSCO's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) forecast ROE is 33.2%, which is considered strong.
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