CSCO - Cisco Systems - Stock Forecast

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CSCO is currently covered by 23 analysts with an average price target of $57.65. This is a potential upside of $9.51 (19.75%) from yesterday's end of day stock price of $48.14.

Cisco Systems's activity chart (see below) currently has 553 price targets and 445 ratings on display. The stock rating distribution of CSCO is 56.67% HOLD, 4.44% SELL and 38.89% BUY.

Stock Analyst Price Targets - Review

Analysts average stock forecasts to be materialized ratio is 76.38% with an average time for these price targets to be met of 538.63 days.

Highest price target for CSCO is $76, Lowest price target is $48, average price target is $57.65.

Most recent stock forecast was given by AARON RAKERS from WELLS FARGO on 15-Feb-2024. First documented stock forecast 18-Jan-2007.

Split History since 2000:

3/23/00 2 for 1


Cisco Systems, Inc. is a company that creates and sells networking products and solutions based on Internet Protocol (IP). They design, manufacture, and sell a range of networking products globally, including routers, switches, wireless access points, and security solutions.

Products and Solutions Offered

Cisco’s products and solutions are designed to help businesses and organizations of all sizes to connect, communicate, and collaborate. Here’s a more detailed overview of the products they offer:

Switching Portfolio

Cisco’s switching portfolio includes products for campus switching and data center switching. These products allow for the easy and efficient transfer of data across networks.

Enterprise Routing Portfolio

The enterprise routing portfolio includes products that enable secure and reliable connectivity for public and private wireline and mobile networks. It provides connectivity to the campus, data center, and branch networks.

Wireless Products

Cisco’s wireless sells wireless access points, controller appliance-based, switch-converged, and Meraki cloud-managed offerings. These products provide reliable and secure wireless connectivity across various devices and networks.

Compute Portfolio

The compute portfolio includes the Cisco Unified Computing System, HyperFlex, and software management capabilities. These products combine computing, networking, and storage infrastructure management and virtualization to provide a comprehensive solution for businesses.

Internet for the Future Product

Cisco’s Internet for the future product consists of routed optical networking, 5G, silicon, and optics solutions. These solutions provide businesses and organizations with next-generation internet solutions that are fast, secure, and reliable.

Collaboration Products

Cisco’s collaboration products enable meetings, collaboration devices, calling, contact centers, and communication platforms as a service. They allow for seamless communication and collaboration between team members, regardless of location.

End-to-End Security Product

The end-to-end security product consists of network security, cloud security, security endpoints, unified threat management, and zero trust. These provide comprehensive security solutions for businesses and organizations to protect against cyber threats.

Optimized Application Experiences Products

Cisco’s optimized application experiences products include full-stack observability and cloud-native platform solutions. They optimize application experiences for businesses and organizations to ensure the smooth functioning of all applications.

Services Offered

In addition to its products, Cisco Systems, Inc. provides its customers with various services and support options. These services include technical support, advanced services, and advisory services. Customers can choose the level of support that they require based on their specific needs.

Customer Base

Cisco Systems, Inc. serves many customers, including businesses of all sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers. Their products and solutions are used in various industries, including healthcare, education, finance, and manufacturing.

Sales Channels 

Cisco Systems, Inc. sells its products and services directly to customers and through systems integrators, service providers, resellers, and distributors. The company has offices and

operations globally, with its headquarters in San Jose, California.

Strategic Alliances

Cisco Systems, Inc. has strategic alliances with other companies, including Microsoft, Apple, and IBM, to provide even more comprehensive solutions for its customers. These alliances allow Cisco to offer its customers a more comprehensive range of products and services and improve its overall market position.

Revenue Sources

Cisco Systems, Inc. generates revenue by selling its products and services to customers worldwide. In the fiscal year 2021, the company’s total revenue was $49.8 billion, most of which came from selling networking and security products.

The company also generates revenue from software and services, including subscriptions and support. In recent years, Cisco has shifted its focus towards a software-centric business model, which has helped to increase its recurring revenue streams.

They sell their products directly to customers and also work with other companies to sell their products. Overall, Cisco makes money by selling technology products and services to businesses of all sizes around the world.


The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Currently out of the existing stock ratings of CSCO, 51 are a HOLD (56.67%), 4 are a SELL (4.44%), 35 are a BUY (38.89%).

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Current price target

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Price targets met ratio

Average potential upside

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Performance score



$3.76 (7.79%)


2 months 7 days ago

6/12 (50%)

$2.94 (5.99%)




$-0.24 (-0.50%)


2 months 7 days ago

14/18 (77.78%)

$-1.06 (-2.16%)




$6.76 (14.01%)


2 months 10 days ago

3/5 (60%)

$5.01 (10.02%)




$4.76 (9.87%)

3 months 20 days ago

0/1 (0%)

$2.88 (5.75%)



$1.76 (3.65%)


5 months 5 days ago

3/4 (75%)

$2.61 (5.51%)


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What is CSCO (Cisco Systems) average time for price targets to be met?

On average it took 538.63 days on average for the stock forecasts to be realized with a an average price target met ratio 76.38

Which analyst has the current highest performing score on CSCO (Cisco Systems) with a proven track record?


Which analyst has the most public recommendations on CSCO (Cisco Systems)?

Shebly Seyrafi works at FBN and has 8 price targets and 5 ratings on CSCO

Which analyst is the currently most bullish on CSCO (Cisco Systems)?

Ivan Feinseth with highest potential upside - $27.76

Which analyst is the currently most reserved on CSCO (Cisco Systems)?

Rohit Chopra with lowest potential downside - -$27.18

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