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Cisco Systems (NAS:CSCO) Debt-to-Equity

: 0.21 (As of Jan. 2023)
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Cisco Systems's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 was $1,250 Mil. Cisco Systems's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 was $7,637 Mil. Cisco Systems's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 was $41,474 Mil. Cisco Systems's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 was 0.21.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cisco Systems's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

CSCO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Med: 0.33   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.21

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Cisco Systems was 0.76. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.33.

CSCO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked better than
60.16% of 2141 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 0.31 vs CSCO: 0.21

Cisco Systems Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cisco Systems's Debt-to-Equity can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Cisco Systems Annual Data
Trend Jul13 Jul14 Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18 Jul19 Jul20 Jul21 Jul22
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.59 0.74 0.39 0.28 0.24

Cisco Systems Quarterly Data
Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.29 0.23 0.24 0.22 0.21

Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Cisco Systems's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Cisco Systems Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Cisco Systems's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cisco Systems's Debt-to-Equity falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Debt-to-Equity's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Cisco Systems Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Cisco Systems's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2022 is calculated as

Cisco Systems's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Cisco Systems  (NAS:CSCO) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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Cisco Systems (NAS:CSCO) Business Description

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Address
170 West Tasman Drive, San Jose, CA, USA, 95134-1706
Cisco Systems is the largest provider of networking equipment in the world and one of the largest software companies in the world. Its largest businesses are selling networking hardware and software (where it has leading market shares) and cybersecurity software like firewalls. It also has collaboration products, like its Webex suite, and observability tools. It primarily outsources its manufacturing to third parties and has a large sales and marketing staff—25,000 strong across 90 countries. Overall, Cisco employees 80,000 employees and sells its products globally.
Executives
Sarah Rae Murphy director C/O CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Jeffery S. Sharritts officer: EVP & Chief Cust & Prtnr Offcr 1200 ABERNATHY RD., NE, STE 1200, ATLANTA GA 30328
Deborah L Stahlkopf officer: EVP and Chief Legal Officer C/O CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Marianna Tessel director C/O INTUIT INC., 2700 COAST AVENUE, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
John D Harris director C/O FLEXTRONICS INTERNATIONAL USA, INC., 6201 AMERICA CENTER DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95002
Richard Scott Herren officer: EVP and CFO 851 WEST CYPRESS CREEK ROAD, FORT LAUDERDALE FL 33309
Wesley G Bush director 333 MAPLE AVENUE EAST, #3080, VIENNA VA 22180
Lisa T Su director C/O ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC., 2485 AUGUSTINE DRIVE, SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Carol B Tome director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE, ATLANTA GA 30328
Geraldine Elliott officer: EVP, Chief Sales & Mktg Offcr 1194 N. MATHILDA AVE., SUNNYVALE CA 94089
Maria Martinez officer: EVP, Chief Customer Exp Offcr THE LANDMARK @ 1 MARKET STREET, SUITE 300, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Mark Garrett director 106 EAST BABCOCK STREET SUITE 3A, BOZEMAN MT 59715
Irving Tan officer: SVP, Operations and Digital 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
David Goeckeler officer: EVP, Networking and Security C/O WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION, 5601 GREAT OAKS PARKWAY, SAN JOSE CA 95119
Brent L Saunders director 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, C/O SCHERING PLOUGH CORP, KENILWORTH NJ 07033

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