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Cisco’s Revenue and Earnings Estimates for Fiscal 2019

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Cisco’s sales forecast to rise 4.5% in fiscal 2019

In fiscal 2019, analysts expect Cisco Systems’ (CSCO) revenue to rise 4.4% in the second quarter and 3.1% YoY (year-over-year) in the third quarter to $12.85 billion. Its revenue is expected to rise 4.5% YoY in fiscal 2019 to a record $51.57 billion. Cisco’s sales are estimated to rise ~3.1% YoY to $53.2 billion in 2020 and ~3.9% YoY to $55.3 billion in 2021.

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Earnings expected to rise 17% in fiscal 2019

Cisco’s EPS are also expected to rise robustly, by 14.3% YoY in the first quarter of fiscal 2019 to $0.72, and 16.7% YoY in the second quarter of fiscal 2019 to $0.77. Altogether, its EPS are expected to rise 16.9% YoY to $3.04 in fiscal 2019 and 8.9% YoY to $3.31 in fiscal 2020. Over the next five years, Cisco’s earnings are expected to grow 9.2% compounded annually. Cisco has beaten analysts’ earnings estimates in each of the last four quarters.

  • In the first quarter of fiscal 2019, its EPS of $0.75 were 4.2% above analysts’ estimate of $0.72.
  • In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its EPS of $0.70 were 1.4% above analysts’ estimate of $0.69.
  • In the third quarter of fiscal 2018, its EPS of $0.66 were 1.5% above analysts’ estimate of $0.65.
  • In the second quarter of fiscal 2018, its EPS of $0.63 were 6.8% above analysts’ estimate of $0.59.
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