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Cisco Systems announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 14th that permits the company to buyback $25.00 billion in outstanding shares.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide.The company has $209.12 billion market cap.

Its shares touched $43.4085 on during the last trading session after 0.95% change.Currently Cisco Systems, uptrending after 25.57% change in last April 16, 2017. The shares now trade at $43.00 and have been able to report a change of 5.57% over the past one week.

Shares of CSCO traded up $0.30 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $43.30. CSCO outperformed the S&P500 by 14.02%.

Bryn Mawr Trust Company decreased its stake in Chevron Corp New (CVX) by 6.35% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oakbrook Investments Llc bought 5,760 shares as the company's stock rose 15.49% while stock markets declined. Tci Wealth Advsr invested in 0.06% or 652 shares. The company has market cap of $2.24 billion.

Meanwhile, the shares were being bought and sold by the companies prior to the 20-Days simple moving average of 0.51%. About 1.57M shares traded. HDFC Bank Limited (NYSE:HDB) has risen 30.17% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 34.74% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 14,554 shs. They expect $0.26 EPS, up 44.44% or $0.08 from last year's $0.18 per share. TCP's profit will be $77.01M for 7.28 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. The organization posted $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, missing the Thomson Reuters' analyst consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.04- amounting to a surprise factor of 6.71%. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, August 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:CSCO) with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Needham. Drexel Hamilton maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, June 23 report. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, May 19 with "Underperform" rating. The rating was downgraded by TH Capital to "Neutral" on Tuesday, February 14. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Sunday, February 11 by RBC Capital Markets.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in Q4 2017. It's down -0.92, from 3.13 in 2017Q3. Da Davidson & invested in 407,879 shares. 86 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. It's up from 204,010 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Peoples Service Corp owns 39,550 shares or 0.83% of their USA portfolio. It also upped Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN) stake by 965 shares and now owns 96,482 shares. Moreover, has 0.03% invested in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP).

House Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.43% or 93,375 shs in its capital. Another trade for 14,189 shs valued at $625,751 was made by SARIN ARUN on Tuesday, February 20. First Manhattan invested in 0.1% or 469,341 shs. Hotchkis & Wiley Mngmt has invested 1.19% in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). Beach Investment Counsel Pa reported 32,909 shares. Atlas Browninc stated it has 28,890 shares or 0.62% of all its holdings. The Texas-based Center Coast Capital Advisors Lp has invested 5.15% in the stock. Community Bancorp Na holds 436 shares.

Sadoff Investment Management Llc, which manages about $850.19M and $1.22B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 176,700 shares to 1.80M shares, valued at $53.08 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ansys Inc (NASDAQ:ANSS) by 41,949 shares in the quarter, for a total of 97,921 shares, and has risen its stake in Nvr Inc (NYSE:NVR).

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $10.28 million activity. The insider MCGEARY RODERICK C sold 15,230 shares worth $578,740. The insider Goeckeler David sold $940,559. 12,126 shs were sold by BURNS M MICHELE, worth $550,153 on Monday, February 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 7.58 in 2017 Q4. It is positive, as 51 investors sold CSCO shares while 660 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 542 raised stakes. Meanwhile, the weekly stock rate has merged 5.57%, as it was kept at -5.04% in one month time. Miracle Mile Advisors Ltd Co reported 7,480 shares. (NASDAQ:CSCO) could be one that ticks all the boxes. Jefferies Group LLC reissued an in-line rating and issued a $31.37 price objective (down previously from $35.00) on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Tuesday, November 15th. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 58,390 shares. Oppenheimer maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. Carnegie Cap Asset Management Limited Co invested 0.21% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). Pettee Investors owns 2,992 shares for 0.35% of their portfolio. Holt Capital Lc Dba Holt Capital Prtn Ltd Partnership holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Argent Trust stated it has 47,735 shares. Oppenheimer upgraded Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Advsrs Ok has invested 1.14% in Cisco Systems, Inc. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 0.36% or 11.44M shares in its portfolio. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-five have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Nomura. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, August 13 with "Hold" rating. This is in contrast to CSCO which will have a positive growth at a 9.42% annual rate. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, August 16 with "Hold". Goldman Sachs upgraded Cisco Systems from a "buy" rating to a "conviction-buy" rating in a research report on Friday, March 23rd. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, November 1. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Thursday, May 19. Cisco Systems's payout ratio is 61.40%.

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