Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Vetr


Connors Investor Services Inc bought 12,530 shares as the company's stock declined 7.50% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 397,620 shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.49M, up from 176,965 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of Cisco Systems to $40.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. The stock decreased 2.19% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $43.8. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.42, for a total value of $2,882,306.82.

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) was upgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note issued on Thursday. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

Jabre Capital Partners Sa decreased Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) stake by 73.07% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. This repurchase authorization allows the network equipment provider to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Inv Ptnrs Limited Oh Adv invested in 24,069 shares or 0.69% of the stock. Paragon Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Tortoise Energy Infrastr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.35B market cap company. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.204 during the last trading session, reaching $44.004.

Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was 0.8 percent. Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) has risen 51.90% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500.

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Cisco Systems declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 14th that authorizes the company to repurchase $25.00 billion in outstanding shares. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, February 10 by Cowen & Co. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Also, Director Roderick C. Mcgeary sold 15,230 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Susquehanna. Vetr upgraded it to "Strong-Buy" rating and $47.60 target in Wednesday, September 2 report. As per Tuesday, September 15, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4. The announcement was made to coincide with Mobile World Congress 2018, being held 26 February to 1 March this year. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Monday, September 11. MCINTOSH JOHN L had sold 8,750 shares worth $286,889 on Monday, February 26. (NYSE:JNPR) shares. STENSRUD WILLIAM sold $261,700 worth of stock. Jpmorgan Chase And Comm has 0% invested in Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE:TYG). After $0.45 actual EPS reported by Juniper Networks, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.67% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 35 investors sold DNOW shares while 62 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 619 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Kornitzer Management Ks, a Kansas-based fund reported 1.03M shares. Cap Invest Limited Liability has 233,178 shares. 2,525 are owned by Washington Cap Mgmt Inc. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 27.75M shares or 0.64% of their United States portfolio. Fifth Third Bancorp owns 7,092 shares. Tocqueville Asset Management LP reported 449,381 shares stake. About 15.54 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited holds 188,907 shares or 0.86% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 0.01% or 51,605 shares. Everence Mngmt stated it has 98,575 shares or 0.76% of all its holdings. The Jabre Capital Partners Sa holds 150,000 shares with $4.18M value, down from 557,000 last quarter. Fort Washington Advsrs Incorporated Oh holds 12,849 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The New York-based Reik & Limited Company has invested 0.31% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Veritable Ltd Partnership reported 0.25% stake.

Dorsey Wright & Associates, which manages about $743.59M and $433.88M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Stora Enso Corp Spon Adr Rep R (SEOAY) by 112,113 shares to 345,593 shares, valued at $4.98M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. LSV Asset Management now owns 27,453,460 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $859,293,000 after buying an additional 134,162 shares during the last quarter. On Monday, September 18 CHANDLER MARK D sold $2.11 million worth of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) traded down $0.98 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $43.80. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares were sold by BHATT PRAT. BARTZ CAROL had sold 200,000 shares worth $7.59 million. BURNS M MICHELE also sold $550,153 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 116,566 shares of company stock valued at $4,636,938. Lpl Finance Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE:TYG). It also reduced Cerner Corp (NASDAQ:CERN) stake by 12,000 shares and now owns 183,000 shares. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 20 of analysts who cover Cisco Systems, Inc. Therefore 55% are positive.

Cisco Systems, Inc.'s insider ownership stands at 0.1 percent, while its insider transaction is -14.38 percent. In order to meet this demand, du is replacing its existing IP core network with a scalable and 5G-ready infrastructure that will reduce network complexity and enable it to become a more agile and flexible market player. du selected Cisco IP core network to modernize, expand and complete a seamless migration to virtualised and native cloud architecture. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Wednesday, October 14. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Friday, November 3 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Thursday, July 20. As per Monday, June 5, the company rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, November 16. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25 with "Hold".