CSCO : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. A Close Look at Cisco's Dividend Potential

    March 30, 2015
    Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has been regarded as an excellent dividend stock holding for investors looking for income. ...
  2. 3 Reasons to Consider Buying Cisco Stock

    March 24, 2015
    With shares of networking giant Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) up 30% over the past year, it may seem the opportunity to invest ...
  3. What’s The Highest Dividend-Paying Tech Stock?

    February 27, 2015
    Technology stocks tended not to pay dividends, preferring to reinvest available capital back into their respective businesses ...
  4. The 4 Key Traits Of A World-Class Stock

    February 25, 2015
    I recently returned from a week of travels along the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The sights were unbelievable... but the ...
  5. In The Week Ahead: 2 Reasons The Market Could Move Higher

    February 22, 2015
    All major U.S. indices closed higher for the third consecutive week, led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, which gained 1.4% ...
  6. An Insider Look At The Top 10 Stocks For 2015

    January 16, 2015
    Without a doubt, our annual list of Top 10 Stocks is one of our most popular pieces of research to date. This list has helped ...
  7. Just Released: Our Top 10 Stocks For 2015

    January 16, 2015
    Without a doubt, our annual list of Top 10 Stocks is one of our most popular pieces of research to date. This list has helped ...
  8. The Internet Of Things In 2015

    January 9, 2015
    By now, the internet has made its way into nearly all of our homes and via mobile devices into our pockets. Technology think-tank ...
  9. Invest Like A Modern Day Rockefeller

    December 8, 2014
  10. Who are Intel's (INTC) main competitors?

    December 1, 2014
    Explore Intel's many competitors in its six operating segments. Explore different niche companies and companies that compete ...
  11. In The Week Ahead: This Stock's Breakout Signals More Gains Ahead ...

    November 16, 2014
  12. All Quiet On The Market Front: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Virtually ...

    November 12, 2014
  13. Why Cisco Systems Is Virtually Unavoidable

    September 17, 2014
    Chances are you've used a Cisco Systems product today and you don't even know it. Here's how.
  14. Could These Buyback Powerhouses Soar By Triple-Digits Again?

    September 2, 2014
    Corporate America has been getting creative with how they reward shareholders. It's something that will keep happening ...
  15. 4 Stocks With The Fastest Dividend Growth On The Market

    August 26, 2014
    Once upon a time, high dividend yields were plentiful... so much so that they may have been taken for granted. And now, the ...
  16. A 16.6% Yield From One Of The Largest Cash-Hoarding Companies ...

    August 19, 2014
    December 2, 2004 was a pretty good day for Steve Ballmer. On that day, the 49-year-old CEO of Microsoft received a dividend ...
  17. A Billionaire Activist Could Spark This Bargain Stock To 30% ...

    August 4, 2014
    Today, one of the best places for value investors is technology. This comes as the share prices of some dot-com-era companies ...
  18. Top Stocks High-Frequency Traders (HFTs) Pick

    June 2, 2014
    High-frequency trading (HFT) firms make money by exploiting inefficiencies in the pricing of shares quoted on several exchanges ...
  19. Do Weak Growth And New Challenges Make Cisco A Value Trap?

    May 7, 2014
    A frustrating reality of tech investing is that there's really no competition between growth and value. Absent growth, value ...
  20. The Only Tech Stocks Worth Buying Today

    May 2, 2014
    The second "dot-com" bubble is collapsing. Here's what you need to know... Unless you were living under a rock in 2001, ...
  21. This Well-Known Company Could Pay A 40% Dividend Yield

    March 14, 2014
    Just a few years ago, a select group of companies started doing something extraordinary... They created a "Dividend ...
  22. Forget Google -- This Is The Best Stock For The Internet's Next ...

    March 13, 2014
    You have to have some sympathy for the executives at San Jose, Calif.-based Echelon Corp. (Nasdaq: ELON). They've been ...
  23. 3 Stocks To Sell Before The Next Meltdown

    November 19, 2013
    The major indices keep hitting new all-time highs, and as a trader, that makes life pretty easy. Basically, you have a bullish ...
  24. This Simple Tool Could Save Your Portfolio

    November 18, 2013
    Last week, stock prices reacted to the news. Stock picking could become more important as the market reaches new highs, and ...
  25. How Much Exposure to Technology Stocks Should You Have?

    November 12, 2013
    How Much of a Technology-Stocks Exposure Should You Have in your portfolio? Every investor is totally different, in many ...
  26. Short Sellers Pile On Applied Materials and STMicroelectronics ...

    October 26, 2013
    Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest ...
  27. Dividend Stocks Still Matter

    October 24, 2013
    For those investors looking at the long term, ignore the taper talk and focus on dividends. The pay-outs from equities have ...
  28. Ciena On A Roll With Carrier Spending Picking Up

    September 4, 2013
    100G deployments are starting to drive the equipment market, putting Ciena back on a growth trajectory.
  29. Another Beat And Raise Highlights Avago's Quality

    August 28, 2013
    Avago's market share strength shouldn't be underestimated
  30. Aruba Networks Digs In For The Long War

    August 23, 2013
    Aruba is going to have to surrender margin to boost growth in the face of competition from Cisco.
  31. Red Hat And Other Software Stocks That May Beat Revenue Estimates ...

    August 22, 2013
    Analysts at Lazard believe software makers Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: RHT) are well positioned to benefit from strong government ...
  32. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  33. If Alcatel Can Keep This Up, The Turnaround Can Work

    July 31, 2013
    Alcatel's latest turnaround is off to a good start, and stronger edge routing and 100G should help.
  34. Markets Playing Tetherball With F5 Networks

    July 29, 2013
    Even after a big beat, F5 doesn't look fairly valued yet.
  35. Is This The Turn For Check Point?

    July 18, 2013
    Check Point may have bottomed out with its product revenue growth, and the shares still seem cheap on a cash flow basis.
  36. Finisar Perking Up On Datacom, With Telecom (Hopefully) On The ...

    June 20, 2013
    Finisar is seeing a solid datacom upgrade cycle, and a telecom recovery should boost sales further.
  37. With So Many Sluggish Markets, There's Little Jabil Can Do For ...

    June 20, 2013
    Jabil's time to shine is still a little ways off
  38. Will A New Alcatel-Lucent Plan Lead To Better Results?

    June 19, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent's new plan sounds good, but the planning will be the easy part.
  39. Ciena And Carrier Spending – They're Baaa-aaack

    June 6, 2013
    Ciena's strong revenue and margin numbers for the quarter may be the beginning of a major new cycle.
  40. LSI Looks Too Cheap, But Only If You're A Believer

    June 3, 2013
    LSI has the opportunity to leverage flash technology into a higher stock price
  41. Riverbed Technology Waiting On Synergies And Performance Management ...

    June 3, 2013
    Riverbed's efforts to expand its addressable market hold significant promise relative to today's valuation.
  42. F5 Networks On Its Heels, But Hasn't Fallen Down Yet

    June 3, 2013
    F5 has work to do in convincing the Street that it can be a real growth company again
  43. Avago's Beat-And-Raise Speaks To A Strong Story

    May 30, 2013
    Avago's strong market share and multiple product opportunities make it an appealing stock today.
  44. NetApp Is Probably Cheap, But The Headwinds Aren't Going Away

    May 22, 2013
    NetApp is suffering from the wider tech malaise, but the company appears to have established itself as the clear #2 player ...
  45. Fear Of Cisco Leads The Market To Abandon Aruba Networks

    May 17, 2013
    The spectre of share loss to Cisco has become real.
  46. Brocade's Uncertain New Direction

    May 17, 2013
    Brocade badly needs to prove that it can grow again.
  47. After The Hurricane, Is It Safe To Visit Aruba Networks?

    May 9, 2013
    After a big quarterly miss, can investors afford to trust the long-term opportunity at Aruba?
  48. Check Point Software Could Be A Second-Half Rebounder

    May 6, 2013
    If Check Point can reignite growth, the stock is much too cheap.
  49. Alcatel-Lucent Looking At A Long Road, But Not Starting From ...

    April 29, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent has a long road back, but the IP keeps the company in the game.
  50. Fortinet Stumbles, Making Tech Investors Very Insecure

    April 11, 2013
    Does Fortinet's warning bode poorly for other IT companies?
  51. F5 Networks Takes Another Whirl In The Tech Spin-Cycle

    April 5, 2013
    F5's guidance adds more fuel to the tech bear bonfire.
  52. Riptides At Riverbed Technology

    February 13, 2013
    If Riverbed can produce a double-digit long-term free cash flow growth rate, fair value today is in the high $20s.
  53. Oracle Adds Some Surprising Hardware Assets In Acme Packet

    February 6, 2013
    Oracle is looking to acquire session border controller specialist Acme Packet.
  54. This Company Could Pay a 45% Dividend Yield

    February 4, 2013
    In 2009, a select group of companies started doing something extraordinary... They created a "Dividend Vault" with billions ...
  55. A Solid Showing Shores Up Fortinet

    February 1, 2013
    Fortinet comes through when it really mattered.
  56. New Products, Recovering Markets Should Help Juniper In 2013

    January 29, 2013
    With the release of new products, is Juniper finally about to see its rebound?
  57. Get Ready to Profit From the "Dot-Com Boom 2.0"

    January 11, 2013
    When CERN released the World Wide Web in 1991, few thought it would amount to much. In fact, noted Author and Astronomer ...
  58. Revealed: StreetAuthority's Best Stock Picks of 2012

    January 7, 2013
    Last Monday, I asked each of the StreetAuthority stock market strategists to put into writing their assessments of the year ...
  59. New Products Could Spark Aruba Networks In 2013

    January 2, 2013
    Can new products give Aruba a bigger piece of the growing WLAN market?
  60. Jabil Likely Still In A Holding Pattern

    December 21, 2012
    Jabil is doing okay, but weak OEM demand is a concern.
  61. Google Transforms ARRIS

    December 20, 2012
    In buying Motorla Home, ARRIS will never be the same again.
  62. Is Alcatel-Lucent Playing Its Last Cards?

    December 12, 2012
    Alcatel's patents are valuable, but maybe the last asset of real value left.
  63. Is Avago Preparing To Pop In 2013?

    November 30, 2012
    Avago is prospering with big wins at Apple and Samsung.
  64. Hewlett-Packard Hits Bottom, Finds A Shovel

    November 27, 2012
    Ongoing share losses and an embarrassing writedown just keep the bad news flowing for HP.
  65. Can Brocade Get Any Benefit Of The Doubt?

    November 20, 2012
    Brocade's execution has improved, but the valuation has not. And despite its sustained long-term revenue growth, the company ...
  66. Cisco Pays Dearly For Meraki

    November 20, 2012
    Cisco's paying a steep price for more SDN capability.
  67. NetApp Handling This Rough Patch Relatively Well

    November 15, 2012
    NetApp delivered a welcome solid quarter in a tough market.
  68. The Negotiator Makes A Buy, RIMM Trys To Save Itself And Your ...

    November 14, 2012
    With President Obama winning a second term, analysts expect big things out of the tech sector.
  69. Riverbed Pays Up For Its Next Shot At Growth

    October 30, 2012
    Riverbed is paying up to boost its growth rate.
  70. Is There Hope For HP?

    October 25, 2012
    HP is trying another turnaround, but can they do it in time and properly?
  71. Fusion-io Grows When Others Can't

    October 25, 2012
    Fusion-io delivered solid growth, but investors seem more worried about guidance than long-term potential.
  72. Growth Investors Turn Insecure About Fortinet's Growth

    October 17, 2012
    Fortinet's only real failure was that the company did not exceed expectations as much as it did before.
  73. Is Telecom The Next Squabbling Ground For The U.S. And China?

    October 9, 2012
    Are the U.S. government's worries about security fair or just a way of stirring up the voters?
  74. Ubiquiti Networks - Definitely Different, But With Uncertain ...

    October 4, 2012
    Ubiquiti's model is clearly different, but not necessarily better.
  75. Technology Stocks Aren't Just For Growth Anymore

    October 3, 2012
    Despite its go-go glory days, the technology sector is maturing into a dividend hunter's paradise. Payouts are on the rise ...
  76. For Jabil, The Price Is Right, But The Timing Is Uncertain

    September 27, 2012
    Jabil's value looks appealing, but the end markets are shaky and the industry is brutal. If investors believe in the new ...
  77. Citrix May Be A Relative Bargain, But There's A Lot Left To Prove

    September 25, 2012
    Citrix's bargain stock price comes with some real risks.
  78. Should Investors Play On The Acme Packet See-Saw?

    September 19, 2012
    Sell-side analysts have cut their fair value estimate on Acme Packet by almost 50% and their 2013 revenue estimates by roughly ...
  79. For Palo Alto Networks, Valuation Is Secondary Today

    September 11, 2012
    Palo Alto is a great growth story in security, but valuation is already steep.
  80. F5 Networks - Siren Or Solid Play?

    August 24, 2012
    F5 announced June quarter results that were "meet and lower" instead of the "beat and raise" that investors look for with ...
  81. Will A New Philosophy Toward Capital Unlock Cisco's Value?

    August 17, 2012
    Cisco's decision to hike the dividend is a good one.
  82. Check Point Is In Its Competitors' Crosshairs, But May Be Too ...

    July 23, 2012
    Check Point has ample competition and a philosophy that seems more oriented towards maintaining profits than growing them.
  83. Bull Vs. Bear - Tech IPOs Undermine Investors' Interests

    June 25, 2012
    Find out why this bear believes tech IPOs are paving golden exits for company managers and trying to sell overhyped operations ...
  84. Large-Cap Value Stocks Are Exactly That ... A Value

    June 22, 2012
    These monster blue chips offer advantages to portfolios in an uncertain economic environment and are currently trading for ...
  85. After A Reality Check, Cavium Looks Interesting Again

    May 30, 2012
    Cavium is in a lull, but the long-term growth potential seems real.
  86. Without Better Execution, Dell's Supposed Value Is Moot

    May 25, 2012
    While Dell still posts a double-digit return on capital, the stock is cheap for some very good reasons.
  87. Brocade's Ducks Still Not Queued Up

    May 24, 2012
    Brocade's ethernet problems continue to weigh heavily on the stock.
  88. Acme Packet Another Company Waiting On The Carrier Revival

    May 7, 2012
    Acme Packet is suffering today, but this will be a great stock to own if/when the carrier spending rebound materializes and ...
  89. Build Diversity Through Beta

    May 2, 2012
    In conjunction with stock valuation ratios like the price-to-earnings ratio and the price-to-earnings-growth ratio, a stock's ...
  90. Disagreement May Mean Opportunity In Citrix Systems

    April 30, 2012
    Citrix carries high multiples, but its stock may still be undervalued. Don't be surprised to see less revenue growth for ...
  91. Dumb Money and Emerging Markets

    April 27, 2012
    Sometimes it takes investors a while to figure out that things have changed—and then it takes even longer for them to alter ...
  92. Can Riverbed Walk And Chew Gum?

    April 25, 2012
    Riverbed disappoints once again with a familiar excuse.
  93. F5 Networks Becoming A Multi-Market Threat

    April 20, 2012
    F5 didn't blow the doors off, but good enough is good enough for now.
  94. Four Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    March 21, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  95. More On Cisco's Acquisition Of NDS

    March 16, 2012
    Cisco's acquisition of NDS was not cheap, as the purchase price was a little more than six times trailing revenue.
  96. Investing 101: Mega-Cap Stocks Undervalued By Free Cash Flows ...

    March 14, 2012
    Here are the 200 largest U.S.-traded stocks by market cap, referred to as mega-cap stocks, for those with high ratios of ...
  97. Websense Looking For A Better Model

    March 12, 2012
    Websense has seen its free cash flow conversion rate go in the wrong direction. Although the stock is inexpensive, the expectations ...
  98. GSI Technology Needs A Healthier Carrier And Networking Market

    March 12, 2012
    GSIT's narrow focus may limit its opportunities.
  99. JDSU Still Predictably Unpredictable

    February 6, 2012
    JDSU did better than expected, but still doesn't seem like a bargain.
  100. Fortinet Secures Another Beat

    February 2, 2012
    Fortinet has the growth, but not the value.
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