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Cisco Systems (Cisco Systems) ROE % : 16.40% (As of Apr. 2024)


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What is Cisco Systems ROE %?

ROE % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Stockholders Equity over a certain period of time. Cisco Systems's annualized net income for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2024 was $7,544 Mil. Cisco Systems's average Total Stockholders Equity over the quarter that ended in Apr. 2024 was $46,010 Mil. Therefore, Cisco Systems's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2024 was 16.40%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cisco Systems's ROE % or its related term are showing as below:

CSCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2   Med: 22.09   Max: 31.37
Current: 27.06

During the past 13 years, Cisco Systems's highest ROE % was 31.37%. The lowest was 0.20%. And the median was 22.09%.

CSCO's ROE % is ranked better than
96.02% of 2412 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 4.645 vs CSCO: 27.06

Cisco Systems ROE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cisco Systems's ROE % 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 ROE % Chart

Cisco Systems Annual Data
Trend Jul14 Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18 Jul19 Jul20 Jul21 Jul22 Jul23
ROE %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 30.27 31.37 26.75 29.15 29.99

Cisco Systems Quarterly Data
Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23 Jul23 Oct23 Jan24 Apr24
ROE % 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 30.67 36.54 32.50 23.04 16.40

Competitive Comparison of Cisco Systems's ROE %

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Cisco Systems's ROE %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROE % 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 ROE % Distribution in the Hardware Industry

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

* The bar in red indicates where Cisco Systems's ROE % falls into.



Cisco Systems ROE % Calculation

Cisco Systems's annualized ROE % for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2023 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income (A: Jul. 2023 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (A: Jul. 2022 )+Total Stockholders Equity (A: Jul. 2023 ))/ count )
=12613/( (39773+44353)/ 2 )
=12613/42063
=29.99 %

Cisco Systems's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2024 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income (Q: Apr. 2024 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Jan. 2024 )+Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Apr. 2024 ))/ count )
=7544/( (46251+45768)/ 2 )
=7544/46009.5
=16.40 %

* 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.

In the calculation of annual ROE %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2024) net income data. ROE % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Cisco Systems  (NAS:CSCO) ROE % Explanation

ROE % measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities). ROE % shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. ROE %s between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can be illustrated with the three-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %(Q: Apr. 2024 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=7544/46009.5
=(Net Income / Revenue )*(Revenue / Total Assets)*(Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
=(7544 / 50808)*(50808 / 112086)*(112086 / 46009.5)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover*Equity Multiplier
=14.85 %*0.4533*2.4361
=ROA %*Equity Multiplier
=6.73 %*2.4361
=16.40 %

With this breakdown, it is clear that if a company grows its Net Profit Margin, its Asset Turnover, or its Leverage, it can grow its ROE %.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can also be illustrated with the five-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %(Q: Apr. 2024 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=7544/46009.5
=(Net Income / Pre-Tax Income) * (Pre-Tax Income / Operating Income) * (Operating Income / Revenue) * (Revenue / Total Assets) * (Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
= (7544 / 8940) * (8940 / 10932) * (10932 / 50808) * (50808 / 112086) * (112086 / 46009.5)
= Tax Burden * Interest Burden * Operating Margin % * Asset Turnover * Equity Multiplier
= 0.8438 * 0.8178 * 21.52 % * 0.4533 * 2.4361
=16.40 %

Note: The net income data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2024) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2024) revenue data. The same rule applies to Pre-Tax Income and Operating Income.
* In the five-step DuPont Analysis, Operating Income is only available for non-financial companies. Thus, for Insurance companies, we use EBIT as a substitution of Operating Income. For Banks, both Operating Income and EBIT is unavailable. Thus we combined Interest Burden and Operating Margin % into Pretax Margin %, and the DuPont Analysis is divided into four components instead.

* 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.


Be Aware

Net Income is used.

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the equity multiplier when investing in high ROE % companies. Like ROA %, ROE % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their ROE %s can be extremely high.


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Cisco Systems (Cisco Systems) 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.
Executives
Richard Scott Herren officer: EVP and CFO 851 WEST CYPRESS CREEK ROAD, FORT LAUDERDALE FL 33309
Maria Victoria Wong officer: SVP & Chief Acctg Officer C/O CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Deborah L Stahlkopf officer: EVP and Chief Legal Officer 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
Mark Garrett director 106 EAST BABCOCK STREET SUITE 3A, BOZEMAN MT 59715
Maria Martinez officer: EVP, Chief Customer Exp Offcr THE LANDMARK @ 1 MARKET STREET, SUITE 300, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Charles Robbins officer: SVP, Worldwide Sales 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Daniel H Schulman director C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC., 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Roderick C Mcgeary director 1421 MCCRTHY BLVD, MILPITAS CA 95035
Prat Bhatt officer: VP, Corporate Controller & PAO 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Kristina M Johnson director 19 HEATH PL, DURHAM NC 27705
Sarah Rae Murphy director C/O CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., 170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Geraldine Elliott officer: EVP, Chief Sales & Mktg Offcr 1194 N. MATHILDA AVE., SUNNYVALE CA 94089
M Michele Burns director C/O MARSH &MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC., 1166 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036-2774
Mark D Chandler officer: SVP, LglSrvs, GenCnsl & Secty 170 W TASMAN DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95134