Cisco is a multinational technology conglomerate, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products. The Company's products and technologies are grouped into the following categories: switching, next-generation network routing, collaboration, data center, wireless, service provider video, security and other products. In addition to its product offerings, Cisco provides a broad range of service offerings, including technical support services and advanced services. The Company is delivering its technology and services to the customers as solutions for their priorities including cloud, video, mobility, security, collaboration and analytics. Cisco's customers include businesses of all sizes, public institutions, governments and service providers.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
San Jose, US
Founded
1984
Size (employees)
73,390 (est)+2%
Website
cisco.com
Cisco was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at Cisco

Chuck Robbins

Chuck Robbins

CEO
Alison Vincent

Alison Vincent

CTO
Kelly Kramer

Kelly Kramer

Executive VP and CFO
Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler

SVP and General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Joe Cozzolino

Joe Cozzolino

SVP
Chris Dedicoat

Chris Dedicoat

Executive VP
David Goeckeler

David Goeckeler

SVP and General Manager
Francine Katsoudas

Francine Katsoudas

SVP and Chief People Officer
Hilton Romanski

Hilton Romanski

SVP and Chief Strategy Officer
Rowan Trollope

Rowan Trollope

SVP and General Manager
Karen Walker

Karen Walker

SVP and CMO
Rebecca Jacoby

Rebecca Jacoby

Senior VP, Operations
Hera Siu

Hera Siu

Chief Executive Officer, Greater China
Kevin Bandy

Kevin Bandy

SVP & Chief Digital Officer
Ruba Borno

Ruba Borno

VP and Chief of Staff to CEO

Cisco Office Locations

Cisco has offices in San Jose, Middlesex and Greater London
San Jose, US (HQ)
Cisco Building D 170 W Tasman Dr
Greater London, GB
18 Finsbury Circus
Middlesex, GB
Challenge Rd

Cisco Data and Metrics

Cisco Financial Metrics

Cisco's revenue was reported to be $11.9 b in Q3, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

11.9 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

7.5 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %

63%

Net income (Q3, 2017)

7.2 b

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

3.2 b

Market capitalization (22-Aug-2017)

157.8 b

Cash (29-Apr-2017)

8.1 b
Cisco's current market capitalization is $157.8 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

47.1 b49.2 b49.2 b

Revenue growth, %

4%0%

Cost of goods sold

19.4 b19.5 b18.3 b

Gross profit

27.8 b29.7 b31 b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%60%63%

Sales and marketing expense

9.6 b

R&D expense

6.3 b

General and administrative expense

1.8 b

Operating expense total

17.7 b

EBIT

9.3 b10.8 b12.7 b

EBIT margin, %

20%22%26%

Interest expense

564 m566 m676 m

Interest income

370 m431 m260 m

Pre tax profit

9.7 b11.2 b12.9 b

Income tax expense

1.9 b2.2 b2.2 b

Net Income

7.9 b9 b10.7 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

12.2 b11.9 b12.1 b12.7 b11.9 b12 b12.4 b11.6 b11.9 b

Cost of goods sold

4.9 b4.8 b4.6 b4.9 b4.5 b4.3 b4.5 b4.3 b4.4 b

Gross profit

7.3 b7.1 b7.5 b7.8 b7.4 b7.7 b7.9 b7.3 b7.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %

60%59%62%62%62%64%64%63%63%

Sales and marketing expense

2.5 b2.3 b2.4 b2.4 b2.3 b2.4 b2.4 b2.2 b2.2 b

R&D expense

1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.5 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b

General and administrative expense

504 m490 m510 m539 m176 m566 m555 m456 m487 m

Operating expense total

4.6 b4.3 b4.5 b4.5 b4 b4.6 b4.5 b4.2 b4.2 b

EBIT

2.3 b2.6 b2.9 b3.1 b3.3 b3 b2.9 b2.9 b3.2 b

EBIT margin, %

19%22%24%24%28%25%23%25%27%

Interest expense

139 m139 m139 m159 m162 m175 m198 m222 m219 m

Interest income

18 m251 m110 m58 m12 m99 m76 m70 m22 m

Pre tax profit

2.4 b2.9 b3 b3.1 b3.3 b3.1 b3 b3 b3.2 b

Income tax expense

532 m476 m598 m707 m159 m734 m631 m615 m676 m

Net Income

1.8 b4.2 b6.7 b2.4 b5.6 b7.9 b2.3 b4.7 b7.2 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

6.7 b6.9 b7.6 b

Accounts Receivable

5.2 b5.3 b5.8 b

Inventories

1.6 b1.6 b1.2 b

Current Assets

67.1 b73.4 b78.7 b

PP&E

3.3 b3.3 b3.5 b

Goodwill

24.2 b24.5 b26.6 b

Total Assets

105.1 b113.4 b121.7 b

Accounts Payable

1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Total Debt

20.4 b21.5 b24.5 b

Current Liabilities

19.8 b23.4 b24.9 b

Total Liabilities

58.1 b

Retained Earnings

14.1 b16 b19.4 b

Total Equity

56.7 b59.7 b63.6 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

4.4 b4.8 b3.9 b5.8 b6.3 b8.9 b8.6 b10.9 b8.1 b

Inventories

1.7 b1.9 b1.8 b1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b

Current Assets

66.4 b67.9 b69.3 b73.9 b75 b78.6 b83.1 b83.4 b80 b

PP&E

3.2 b3.2 b3.3 b3.3 b3.4 b3.5 b3.5 b3.4 b3.4 b

Goodwill

24.4 b24.4 b24.4 b24.9 b25 b26.8 b26.8 b26.8 b29.5 b

Total Assets

104 b105 b106 b112 b113 b119 b126 b126 b126 b

Accounts Payable

1 b988 m1.1 b1.1 b962 m1 b996 m957 m1.2 b

Current Liabilities

20.1 b20 b23.2 b22.1 b22.8 b24 b23.2 b22.7 b22.7 b

Retained Earnings

14.3 b14.8 b15.5 b16.6 b17.8 b18.4 b19.7 b20 b20.7 b

Total Equity

56.7 b57.7 b58.8 b60 b60.9 b62.4 b63.4 b63.8 b65.4 b

Financial Leverage

1.8 x1.8 x1.8 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x2 x2 x1.9 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

7.9 b9 b10.7 b

Accounts Receivable

340 m(413 m)(404 m)

Inventories

(109 m)(116 m)315 m

Accounts Payable

(23 m)87 m(65 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

12.3 b12.6 b13.6 b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.3 b)(1.2 b)(1.1 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(6.6 b)(10.1 b)(8.1 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(3.3 b)(508 m)(3.9 b)

Dividends Paid

(3.8 b)(4.1 b)(4.8 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(6.9 b)(2.3 b)(4.7 b)

Interest Paid

682 m760 m859 m

Income Taxes Paid

2.3 b2.2 b2.7 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.8 b4.2 b6.7 b2.4 b5.6 b7.9 b2.3 b4.7 b7.2 b

Accounts Receivable

723 m501 m97 m631 m988 m1.4 b1 b1.4 b1.3 b

Inventories

(107 m)(340 m)(235 m)130 m153 m189 m44 m(51 m)(149 m)

Accounts Payable

(5 m)(32 m)101 m4 m(147 m)(114 m)(63 m)(98 m)149 m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 b5.4 b8.4 b2.8 b6.7 b9.8 b2.7 b6.5 b9.9 b

Purchases of PP&E

(285 m)(550 m)(907 m)(262 m)(576 m)(880 m)(275 m)(526 m)(756 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(2.9 b)(3.6 b)(6.2 b)(950 m)(2.4 b)(4.8 b)(5.4 b)(5 b)(6.7 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(3 m)(506 m)(507 m)(852 m)(862 m)(3.9 b)(1 m)(1 m)(4.2 b)

Dividends Paid

(973 m)(1.9 b)(3 b)(1.1 b)(2.1 b)(3.4 b)(1.3 b)(2.6 b)(4.1 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(2 b)(3.7 b)(5 b)(2.9 b)(4.9 b)(3 b)3.6 b1.7 b(2.7 b)

Interest Paid

263 m383 m646 m264 m426 m691 m248 m419 m727 m

Income Taxes Paid

694 m1.2 b1.7 b828 m1.4 b2.1 b913 m1.5 b2.2 b
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.9 x

Cisco Operating Metrics

Cisco's Backlog was reported to be $4.6 b in FY, 2016
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2016

Backlog

$5.4 b$5.1 b$4.6 b

Countries

95

Cisco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SpringpathAugust 21, 2017$320 m
MindMeldMay 11, 2017$125 m
vIPtelaMay 01, 2017$610 m
AppDynamicsJanuary 24, 2017$3.7 b
WorklifeOctober 17, 2016
CloudLockJune 28, 2016$293 m
SynataMarch 08, 2016

Cisco Market Value History

Cisco Revenue Breakdown

Cisco Median Salaries

Source: 2.4 k public H-1B filings from Cisco

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Cisco Online and Social Media Presence

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