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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow : 18.61 (As of May. 28, 2024)


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What is Cisco Systems Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow?

As of today (2024-05-28), Cisco Systems's share price is $56.65. Cisco Systems's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2024 was $3.04. Hence, Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 18.61.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

XSGO:CSCO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.21   Med: 13.25   Max: 20.1
Current: 15.25

During the past 13 years, Cisco Systems's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 20.10. The lowest was 9.21. And the median was 13.25.

XSGO:CSCO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked better than
56.15% of 1382 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 17.915 vs XSGO:CSCO: 15.25

Cisco Systems's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2024 was $0.94. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $3.04.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Cisco Systems was -25.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 10.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, Cisco Systems's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 290.00% per year. The lowest was -27.90% per year. And the median was 10.40% per year.


Cisco Systems Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Chart

Cisco Systems Annual Data
Trend Jul14 Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18 Jul19 Jul20 Jul21 Jul22 Jul23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 16.53 13.67 15.89 14.92 11.22

Cisco Systems Quarterly Data
Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23 Jul23 Oct23 Jan24 Apr24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 11.57 11.22 12.23 15.16 15.43

Competitive Comparison of Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution in the Hardware Industry

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Cisco Systems Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Cisco Systems's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=56.65/3.044
=18.61

Cisco Systems's Share Price of today is $56.65.
Cisco Systems's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $3.04.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Cisco Systems  (XSGO:CSCO) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Business Description

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.