Cisco Systems, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for December 19,
2012. Shareholders who purchased CSCO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 133.33% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At
the current stock price of $18.48, the dividend yield is 9.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CSCO was $18.48,
representing a -13.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.30 and
a 23.53% increase over the 52 week low of $14.96.
CSCO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Juniper Networks, Inc. (
) and F5 Networks, Inc. (
). CSCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports CSCO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.88%, compared to an
industry average of 8.2%.
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The following ETF(s) have CSCO as a top-10 holding:
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- PowerShares Dynamic Networking (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of
7.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CSCO at 8.29%.