Institutional Trading Activity Report for Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Posted on 04/02/2012 by Jane Lacave


NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Financial institutions traded 86 block trades on shares of Cisco Systems. Further analysis into the trading activity revealed that 587,107 shares were bought and 2,159,025 shares were sold. The bought/sold ratio for shares of CSCO is 0.27, representing a negative net cash flow of $33,219,777 out of the stock.

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On the options side, a total of total of 635,535 call and 29,302 put contracts were traded yielding a 0.05 put/call ratio.

UCS servers are showing early signs of success. Although relatively low gross margin, these servers expand Cisco's footprint in its customers' data centers, which in turn deepens customer relationships. Additionaly, Cisco's current share price assumes inflationary growth and 8 points of margin deterioration over time. With nearly $5 per share in net cash and more than $1.60 per share in normalized free cash flow, downside risk is limited at current levels.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry and provides services associated with these products and their use.

Cisco Systems settled the day up $0.04 to $21.19 in the previous trading session. Today's trading range was between $21.05 and $21.30 respectively. On the volume side, 30M shares were traded, which is less than the average volume of 42M shares. CSCO is trading above the 50 day moving average and higher than the 200 day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $13.30 and 52 week high is $21.24. Within the last month, shares of CSCO have gained 17.59% of their value. The technical momentum Relative Strength Index indicator shows overbought conditions. The stock has a P/E ratio of 16.42 and a dividend yield of 0.85%.

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