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

Analyst price target for CSCO

Based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Cisco Systems Inc.
Min Forecast
$36.00-30.89%
Avg Forecast
$47.92-8.01%
Max Forecast
$59.00+13.27%

Should I buy or sell CSCO stock?

Buy
Strong Buy
5 analysts 38.46%
Buy
1 analysts 7.69%
Hold
7 analysts 53.85%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

CSCO stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Rod Hall
Goldman Sachs
Strong BuyUpgrades$59.00+13.27%2021-03-25
Samik Chatterjee
JP Morgan
Strong BuyUpgrades$55.00+5.59%2021-03-05
Ingo Wermann
DZ Bank
Strong BuyUpgrades$52.00-0.17%2021-02-11
Tal Liani
Bank of America
Strong BuyMaintains$50.00-4.01%2020-09-16
Meta Marshall
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyUpgrades$54.00+3.67%2020-07-09
Simon Leopold
Raymond James
BuyMaintains$50.00-4.01%2021-02-10
Sami Badri
Credit Suisse
HoldMaintains$46.00-11.69%2021-02-10
Anonymous
Credit Suisse
HoldMaintains$36.00-30.89%2020-10-19
Jim Suva
Citigroup
HoldDowngrades$43.00-17.45%2020-10-12
Jeff Kvaal
Wolfe Research
HoldDowngrades$42.00-19.37%2020-09-18

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Forecast return on equity

Is CSCO forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
34.35%
Industry
25.51%
Market
17,156.71%
CSCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (34.35%); 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
14.06%
Industry
10.43%
Market
6,168.64%
CSCO is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (14.06%) than the US Communication Equipment industry average (10.43%)
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CSCO earnings per share forecast

What is CSCO's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.89+20.55%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.09+28.75%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$3.18+32.5%
CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 12.98% per year, which is not exceptional
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CSCO revenue forecast

What is CSCO's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$49.2B+2.39%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$50.9B+5.92%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$52.1B+8.58%
CSCO's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 2.78% 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
12.98%
Industry
14.94%
Market
32.34%
CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow slower (12.98% per year) than the US Communication Equipment industry average (14.94%)
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CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow slower (12.98% per year) than the US market average (32.34%)
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CSCO's earnings are forecast to grow faster (12.98% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.7%)
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CSCO revenue growth forecast

How is CSCO forecast to perform vs Communication Equipment companies and vs the US market?
Company
2.78%
Industry
4.93%
Market
16.21%
CSCO's revenues are forecast to grow slower (2.78% per year) than the US Communication Equipment industry average (4.93%)
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CSCO's revenues are forecast to grow slower (2.78% per year) than the US market average (16.21%)
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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 13 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: CSCO) stock is to Buy CSCO stock.

Out of 13 analysts, 5 (38.46%) are recommending CSCO as a Strong Buy, 1 (7.69%) are recommending CSCO as a Buy, 7 (53.85%) 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 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) Cisco Systems's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 12.98% is not forecast to beat the US Communication Equipment industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 14.94%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 32.34%.

Cisco Systems's earnings in 2021 is $10,129,000,000.On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast CSCO's earnings for 2021 to be $12,225,680,816, with the lowest CSCO earnings forecast at $12,000,460,899, and the highest CSCO earnings forecast at $12,549,777,771. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast CSCO's earnings for 2022 to be $13,056,839,499, with the lowest CSCO earnings forecast at $12,592,032,915, and the highest CSCO earnings forecast at $13,817,432,091.

In 2023, CSCO is forecast to generate $13,437,135,795 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $13,099,094,643 and the highest earnings forecast at $13,817,432,091.

What is CSCO's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) Cisco Systems's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 2.78% is not forecast to beat the US Communication Equipment industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 4.93%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.21%.

Cisco Systems's revenue in 2021 is $48,026,000,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast CSCO's revenue for 2021 to be $207,781,798,535,846, with the lowest CSCO revenue forecast at $205,829,031,987,111, and the highest CSCO revenue forecast at $208,838,865,894,943. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast CSCO's revenue for 2022 to be $214,942,629,898,217, with the lowest CSCO revenue forecast at $212,691,267,374,335, and the highest CSCO revenue forecast at $217,985,836,918,788.

In 2023, CSCO is forecast to generate $220,343,910,583,352 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $218,653,468,194,146 and the highest revenue forecast at $224,501,580,125,130.

What is CSCO's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) forecast ROA is 14.06%, which is higher than the forecast US Communication Equipment industry average of 10.43%.

What is CSCO's Price Target?

According to 12 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year CSCO price target, the average CSCO price target is $47.92, with the highest CSCO stock price forecast at $59.00 and the lowest CSCO stock price forecast at $36.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Cisco Systems's share price could stay at $47.92 by Mar 25, 2022. The average Cisco Systems stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current CSCO share price of $52.09.

What is CSCO's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) Cisco Systems's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.40. On average, analysts forecast that CSCO's EPS will be $2.89 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.84, and the highest EPS forecast at $2.97. On average, analysts forecast that CSCO's EPS will be $3.09 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.98, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.27. In 2023, CSCO's EPS is forecast to hit $3.18 (min: $3.10, max: $3.27).

What is CSCO's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: CSCO) forecast ROE is 34.35%, which is considered strong.
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