Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Dividends

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Today's Latest Price: $47.83 USD

0.97 (2.07%)

Updated Jun 5 4:15pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 51 in Technology - Communication/Networking

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past 6 years of historical data, CSCO has returned more capital to shareholders through its dividend issuances than 97.3% of other dividend-paying US stocks.
  • Regarding free cash flow variation: CSCO reports less variability in its cash flow than 98.66% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • Currently, CSCO generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than 96.61% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with CSCO's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: GSHD, OMI, WMT, TEVA and ARTW.
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CSCO Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$47.83$55.1 17.51%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding Cisco Systems Inc, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 17.51% relative to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of CSCO, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other stocks in the Technology sector, CSCO provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than 76.81% such stocks.
  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Technology sector, the expected return of 17.51%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 78.26% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, CSCO has a discount rate lower than 78.26% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).

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CSCO Dividend History

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CSCO Dividends vs. Peers

CSCO's dividend yield currently ranks #5 of 67 vs. its peers in the Technology - Communication/Networking category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 DAKT Daktronics, Inc. 3.98%
2 JNPR Juniper Networks, Inc. 3.22%
3 PCTI PC-Tel, Inc. 3.18%
4 ADTN ADTRAN, Inc. 3.13%
5 CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. 3.01%
6 MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. 1.64%
7 TESS TESSCO Technologies Incorporated 1.44%
8 NOK Nokia Corporation Sponsored American Depositary Shares 1.12%
9 AUDC AudioCodes Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.79%
10 UI Ubiquiti, Inc. 0.67%
11 QTNA Quantenna Communications, Inc. 0.00%
12 CLRO ClearOne, Inc. 0.00%
14 NMRX Numerex Corp. - 0.00%
15 PWFL PowerFleet 0.00%
16 AQ Aquantia Corp. 0.00%
17 ACIA Acacia Communications, Inc. 0.00%
18 CIEN Ciena Corporation 0.00%
19 COHR Coherent, Inc. 0.00%
20 ALLT Allot Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
21 NTGR NETGEAR, Inc. 0.00%
22 COMM CommScope Holding Company, Inc. 0.00%
23 NPTN NeoPhotonics Corporation 0.00%
24 IIVI II-VI Incorporated 0.00%
25 BAND Bandwidth Inc. - 0.00%
26 HIVE Aerohive Networks, Inc. 0.00%
27 FN Fabrinet Ordinary Shares 0.00%
28 SHOR ShoreTel, Inc. 0.00%
29 INFN Infinera Corporation 0.00%
30 SILC Silicom Ltd - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
31 CRNT Ceragon Networks Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
32 GILT Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
33 OCLR Oclaro, Inc. 0.00%
34 IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation 0.00%
35 SONM Sonim Technologies, Inc. 0.00%
36 AKTS Akoustis Technologies, Inc. 0.00%
37 TEUM Pareteum Corporation 0.00%
38 ANET Arista Networks, Inc. 0.00%
39 SMCI Super Micro Computer, Inc. 0.00%
40 CASA Casa Systems, Inc. 0.00%
41 EXFO EXFO Inc - Subordinate Voting Shares 0.00%
42 ARRS ARRIS International plc - 0.00%
43 EXTR Extreme Networks, Inc. 0.00%
44 RBBN Ribbon Communications Inc. 0.00%
45 CMBM Cambium Networks Corporation - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
46 SSNI Silver Spring Networks, Inc. 0.00%
47 ZAYO Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
48 FTNW FTE Networks, Inc. 0.00%
49 MITL Mitel Networks Corporation 0.00%
50 DZSI DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. 0.00%
51 CUDA Barracuda Networks, Inc. 0.00%
52 ATEN A10 Networks, Inc. 0.00%
53 GIMO Gigamon Inc. 0.00%
54 AAOI Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. 0.00%
55 LITE Lumentum Holdings Inc. 0.00%
56 VIAV Viavi Solutions Inc. 0.00%
57 UTSI UTStarcom Holdings Corp - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
58 AVYA Avaya Holdings Corp. 0.00%
59 CALX Calix, Inc 0.00%
60 MRVC MRV Communications, Inc. 0.00%
61 HLIT Harmonic Inc. 0.00%
62 BBOX Black Box Corporation 0.00%
63 VCRA Vocera Communications, Inc. 0.00%
64 FNSR Finisar Corporation 0.00%
65 DAO YOUDAO, INC. 0.00%
66 PLAB Photronics, Inc. 0.00%
67 CLFD Clearfield, Inc. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on CSCO dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Cisco Systems Inc and its dividends:

Cisco Systems Inc Common Stock (CSCO) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO) - Dividend Investor
Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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