Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

42.94
NASDAQ
Prev Close 41.72
Day Low/High 41.52 / 43.00
52 Wk Low/High 41.02 / 64.28
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 4154.17B
Market Cap 173.31B
P/E Ratio 18.13
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

My Takeaways and Observations

I started the day with a two-part opening missive that took a while to write this morning, "The Big Chill." It's here and here. Friday and Monday represented the worst two-day drop in the senior averages since last August. I guess it's clear, with t...

This Distraction Has Me Semi-Interested

This Distraction Has Me Semi-Interested

It's not about Brexit; it's about the SOX.

It's Tempting to Buy Now, but Don't

It's Tempting to Buy Now, but Don't

And traders should stay short, as the charts say the recent slide will resume very soon.

Closing Report: FireEye Spikes on Takeover Talk; U.S. Stocks Lose Gains

Closing Report: FireEye Spikes on Takeover Talk; U.S. Stocks Lose Gains

An unsurprising Fed meeting helped stocks retain gains up until a sudden reversal just a half hour before the end of the session.

Midday Report: Crude Recovers After Stockpile Decline; U.S. Stocks Rise

Midday Report: Crude Recovers After Stockpile Decline; U.S. Stocks Rise

U.S. stocks held onto slight gains, snapping a four-session losing streak.

Morning Movers: CSCO, MS, TWTR, VIAB

Morning Movers: CSCO, MS, TWTR, VIAB

Cisco shares sink on Goldman downgrade as U.S. futures point higher ahead of Fed's rate decision. 

Cisco downgraded at Goldman

GE Expands Industrial Internet Campaign to Europe With 250 Jobs

GE Expands Industrial Internet Campaign to Europe With 250 Jobs

The manufacturing giant looks to Europe for the next phase of CEO Jeff Immelt's industrial overhaul.

Lightning Round, Part One

Here are answers to some of your questions to me this morning. Keep 'em coming at gentilerealmoney@gmail.com and I'll answer some more at around 2 p.m. ET. Q. What is your take on TransDigm Group (TDG)? Do I buy it here or wait until it comes down l...

Cisco Shakeup: Do Latest Exec Departures Signal Trouble at the Top?

Cisco Shakeup: Do Latest Exec Departures Signal Trouble at the Top?

Key engineers depart as Cisco realigns for higher growth.  

My Takeaways and Observations

Peak Housing? No follow-through from the homebuilders today. Peak Bank Stocks?  Ali Blah Blah -- aka Alibaba (BABA) -- is a downside highlight today. See my post.  Small short adds and small long adds.  I remain manifestly bearish -- but, as I have ...

Cramer: The Cloud Isn't All That's Hot in Tech

Cramer: The Cloud Isn't All That's Hot in Tech

Applied Materials' earnings speak volumes on tech rally.

Cramer: Market Deems That Their Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash

The five U.S. companies with the largest cash holdings are viewed as names that have few opportunities to grow.

Cramer: There Are No Bubbles; So Why Would the Fed Hike Rates?

Cramer: There Are No Bubbles; So Why Would the Fed Hike Rates?

I say, wait to see more data and be quiet.

My Takeaways and Observations

I will start Takeaways the way I started it yesterday. Blah, blah, blah. Too many are certain in view. Indeed, if you listen to someone who talks with certainty and is authoritative in view, hide your children from them! The only certainty is the la...

Cramer: Discordant Market Masks Sweet Music of Individual Stocks

The sum of the parts is worth more than the whole, though you can't tell it from the torturous tune the market plays.

Trending Tickers: WMT, URBN, DKS, CSCO

Trending Tickers: WMT, URBN, DKS, CSCO

Crude prices were falling as U.S. officials believe that EgyptAir flight may have been downed by a terrorist act. 

Deere's Intriguing, But How to Play It?

Deere's Intriguing, But How to Play It?

The stock is bouncing around quite a bit, so options numbers will move with price.

Cramer: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins Has Brought Back China

Cramer: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins Has Brought Back China

Cisco CEO Charles Robbins has expanded the technology giant's security business and stepped up its penetration into China, says Jim Cramer.

Trader's Notebook: I Should Have Shorted the Metals

Trader's Notebook: I Should Have Shorted the Metals

The long-term look for gold and silver still looks good. 

Cramer: Cisco and Salesforce.com Are 2 Tech Firms That Get It

Cramer: Cisco and Salesforce.com Are 2 Tech Firms That Get It

It is all about helping overwhelmed customers get on with work.

Cisco estimates, target boosted at BMO

Cisco Q3 Beats Street Estimates on Top, Bottom Lines

Cisco Q3 Beats Street Estimates on Top, Bottom Lines

Cisco posted first quarter earnings of $0.57 a share on revenue of $12 billion dollars, ahead of Wall Street forecasts.

Subscriber Post of the Week

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How to Play Cisco Into Earnings

How to Play Cisco Into Earnings

Try this call strangle options strategy based on a 3% or 9% move.

Intermediate Trade: Cisco

Intermediate Trade: Cisco

Lower volatility means less capital risk in trading the options.

What's Ahead Wednesday: More Retailers Step Up and Report Quarterly Results

What's Ahead Wednesday: More Retailers Step Up and Report Quarterly Results

In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday May 18, a handful of retailers are scheduled to post their latest financial results.

Jim Cramer: I Think Cisco Systems’ Stock Is Very Cheap

Jim Cramer: I Think Cisco Systems’ Stock Is Very Cheap

Jim Cramer says shares of Cisco Systems are inexpensive and have a four percent yield.

Target's Earnings May Resemble Home Depot's

Target's Earnings May Resemble Home Depot's

Pessimism certainly reigns supreme.

What's Ahead in the Week: L Brands, Home Depot Post Quarterly Results

What's Ahead in the Week: L Brands, Home Depot Post Quarterly Results

For the week of May 16, earnings season is starting to slow down but investors will still have a few more retailer results to digest.