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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %

: 3.39 (As of Today)
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Cisco Systems's yield on cost for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2024 was 3.39.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cisco Systems's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % or its related term are showing as below:

XSGO:CSCO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49   Med: 3.62   Max: 4.84
Current: 3.39

During the past 13 years, Cisco Systems's highest Yield on Cost was 4.84. The lowest was 2.49. And the median was 3.62.

XSGO:CSCO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked better than
61.57% of 1353 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 2.81 vs XSGO:CSCO: 3.39

Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Cisco Systems's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %, along with its competitors' market caps and 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 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 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Cisco Systems's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cisco Systems's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % falls into.

Cisco Systems 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Calculation

Dividend Yield % and dividend growth of a stock is an important factor for income investors. But if company A raises its dividend constantly faster than company B, company A's future dividend yield might be much higher than Company B's even if their yields are the same now and their stock prices do not change.

Yield on Cost assumes that you buy and the stock today, and hold it for 5 years. If the company raises it dividends at the same rate as it did over the past 5 years, the dividends investors receive annually in 5 years relative to the stock price today.

Therefore, Yield-on-Cost of Cisco Systems is calculated as

Yield-on-Cost=Dividend Yield %*(1+Dividend Growth Rate)^5

Cisco Systems  (XSGO:CSCO) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Explanation

Of course the risk here is that the company may not raise its dividends as it did before. The key is to select the companies that can consistently raise its dividends. Usually companies with long history of raising dividends tend to do so.

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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Business Description

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.