Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, networking gorilla Cisco Systems has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cisco and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
San Jose, Calif. (1984)
Chairman/CEO John Chambers
President/COO Gary Moore
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$50.6 billion / $16.2 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 10,984 members who have rated Cisco believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Job cuts are unfortunate, but occasionally necessary to strengthen the company. They do not necessarily mean that the company is performing poorly, only that they're trying to manage costs. This was a good move for CSCO, and the company most certainly did not lose 10% of its value by cutting costs. They continue to be a market leader, and this is a good price to get in at.
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