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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Profitability Rank

: 9 (As of Jan. 2023)
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Cisco Systems has the Profitability Rank of 9. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Cisco Systems's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 was 26.01%. As of today, Cisco Systems's Piotroski F-Score is 6.


Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Cisco Systems's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank 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 Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Cisco Systems's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

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



Cisco Systems Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Cisco Systems has the Profitability Rank of 9. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Cisco Systems's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Jan. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Jan. 2023 )
=3535 / 13592
=26.01 %

* 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.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Cisco Systems has an F-score of 6 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Cisco Systems Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Business Description

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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.

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