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

This might be the most hated market rally in months.  As I have been commenting, we got deeply oversold, support held and machines/algos did the rest! The typical correlation between SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and the inverse iShares 20+ Year Treasury B...

The Things That Keep Me Awake This Weekend

And yes, the Fed's colossal mistake is among them.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

There was something for everyone (bulls and bears) today. Volatility cubed! My early perspective was outlined in "Drilling Teeth Without Novacain."  I bought the test and premarket weakness unemotionally as promised and expanded my net long exposure...

Cramer: Hail to Those Who Choose Wisely

Cramer: Hail to Those Who Choose Wisely

Finding stocks that are caught in the market vortex but shouldn't be going down is the key to coming out a winner.

CLOSED: Intermediate Trade: Cisco

CLOSED: Intermediate Trade: Cisco

A bullishly biased, in the money, calendar diagonal put spread.

Selling Pressure Continues, but There Are Bright Spots

Selling Pressure Continues, but There Are Bright Spots

As Janet Yellen's testimony has increased confusion, markets continue to sell off.

Midday Report: Amazon Approves Buyback; Stocks Slump in Selloff

Midday Report: Amazon Approves Buyback; Stocks Slump in Selloff

Stocks were sharply lower as investors fled to safe-haven assets in the face of global uncertainty.

Amazon Buyback: From Upsize to Super-Size

Amazon Buyback: From Upsize to Super-Size

Share repurchase program goes from $2 billion to $5 billion.

Why Cisco Is a Stock to Own in This Tough Market Environment

Why Cisco Is a Stock to Own in This Tough Market Environment

Jack Mohr, research director at Action Alerts PLUS, looks at the merits of Cisco stock even in this volatile market.

Cisco's Earnings Get the Bulls Running as Tech Sector Stumbles

Cisco's Earnings Get the Bulls Running as Tech Sector Stumbles

Cisco is surging after topping earnings expectations, issuing upside guidance and increasing its dividend payout and buyback program.

Cisco's Stock Price Is Patently Undervalued

Cisco's Stock Price Is Patently Undervalued

The company offers the opportunity to rotate out of risky "growth tech" into "value tech."

Cisco upgraded at Jefferies

What's Ahead on Wednesday: Can Tesla Deliver a Robust Quarter?

What's Ahead on Wednesday: Can Tesla Deliver a Robust Quarter?

In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday Feb. 10, there are several big quarterly reports investors will be paying close attention to.

How I Am Playing the Turmoil in the Credit Markets

How I Am Playing the Turmoil in the Credit Markets

I like financials a lot more than I like technology.

How I Play the Credit Turmoil

How I Play the Credit Turmoil

I like financials a lot more than I like technology.

What’s Ahead This Week: Twitter Earnings and Janet Yellen Speaks

What’s Ahead This Week: Twitter Earnings and Janet Yellen Speaks

This week, investors will be watching quarterly results from a host of major companies, along with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s bi-annual Congressional address.

What If You Bought an Entire Company...

What If You Bought an Entire Company...

There's a lot more to making a profit than just the stock price.

That Was the Week That Was

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My investment mantra remains opportunistic trading. I came in small-size short -- average cost of about $194 shorting SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) -- and ended the day at market-neutral exposure. Covered my short SPY from yesterday at reasonably good leve...

Apple Looks Like 'Crapple' to Me

Apple Looks Like 'Crapple' to Me

Tech giant is no longer a growth stock, but a mature industrial.

'Crapple'! How 'Peak Apple' Is Moving Closer Into Focus

"Men (it has been well said), think in herds. It will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one." -- Charles Mackay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds The more I listened to th...

Intermediate Trade: PowerShares QQQ Trust

Intermediate Trade: PowerShares QQQ Trust

An ETF should be considered as a hedging candidate.

Bitcoin Is Dead, Long Live the Blockchain

Bitcoin Is Dead, Long Live the Blockchain

Could the Ethereum platform be the death of Internet giants like Amazon?

Jim Cramer Likes Wells Fargo at $45, Kroger at $35, and Hormel

Jim Cramer Likes Wells Fargo at $45, Kroger at $35, and Hormel

TheStreet’s Jim Cramer said stocks may be in retreat, but there is no systemic risk to the market.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts on the day as we approach the closing bell: Very whippy market with a negative bias thus far. I have been quite bearish for some time, but I believe we are close to a tradeable bounce. On a near-term basis we are oversold; indeed, S&P fu...

All Hope Is Not Lost in 2016

All Hope Is Not Lost in 2016

We're looking for positives among the negatives.

New Year Is Off to a Bad Start; This Is Why We've Kept So Much Cash

New Year Is Off to a Bad Start; This Is Why We've Kept So Much Cash

As global markets tumble, we review 6 of our holdings.

Cash Isn't Quite So Trashy These Days

Cash Isn't Quite So Trashy These Days

Survey indicates portfolio managers are converting stock holdings into cash.

Jim Cramer Likes PayPal, Newell Rubbermaid, Stanley Works

Jim Cramer Likes PayPal, Newell Rubbermaid, Stanley Works

Jim Cramer explained his position on FANG stocks Monday, while answering viewer questions from social media.