Cisco is an American multinational technology conglomerate, that develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-technology services and products. Through its numerous acquired subsidiaries, such as OpenDNS, WebEx, and Jasper, Cisco specializes into specific tech markets, such as Internet of Things (IoT), domain security, and energy management.
Company Growth (employees)
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
71,959 (est)
Cisco was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at Cisco

Chuck Robbins

Chuck Robbins

Kelly Kramer

Kelly Kramer

Executive VP and CFO
Ruba Borno

Ruba Borno

VP and Chief of Staff to CEO
Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler

SVP and General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Joe Cozzolino

Joe Cozzolino

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
Rebecca Jacoby

Rebecca Jacoby

Senior VP, Operations
Karen Walker

Karen Walker

Kevin Bandy

Kevin Bandy

SVP & Chief Digital Officer

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 Metrics

Cisco Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$49.2 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$31 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$10.7 b

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$170.6 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (30-Jul-2016)

$7.6 b
Cisco's current market capitalization is $170.6 b.
Cisco's revenue was reported to be $49.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$47.1 b$49.2 b$49.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$19.4 b$19.5 b$18.3 b

Gross profit

$27.8 b$29.7 b$31 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$18.4 b$18.9 b$18.3 b


$9.3 b$10.8 b$12.7 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$564 m$566 m$676 m

Interest income

$370 m$431 m$260 m

Pre tax profit

$9.7 b$11.2 b$12.9 b

Income tax expense

$1.9 b$2.2 b$2.2 b

Net Income

$7.9 b$9 b$10.7 b
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$6.7 b$6.9 b$7.6 b

Accounts Receivable

$5.2 b$5.3 b$5.8 b


$1.6 b$1.6 b$1.2 b

Current Assets

$67.1 b$73.4 b$78.7 b


$3.3 b$3.3 b$3.5 b


$24.2 b$24.5 b$26.6 b

Total Assets

$105.1 b$113.4 b$121.7 b

Accounts Payable

$1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Total Debt

$20.4 b$21.5 b$24.5 b

Current Liabilities

$19.8 b$23.4 b$24.9 b

Retained Earnings

$14.1 b$16 b$19.4 b

Total Equity

$56.7 b$59.7 b$63.6 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
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$7.9 b$9 b$10.7 b

Accounts Receivable

$340 m($413 m)($404 m)


($109 m)($116 m)$315 m

Accounts Payable

($23 m)$87 m($65 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$12.3 b$12.6 b$13.6 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 m$760 m$859 m

Income Taxes Paid

$2.3 b$2.2 b$2.7 b

Cisco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
AppDynamicsJanuary 24, 2017$3.7 b
WorklifeOctober 17, 2016
CloudLockJune 28, 2016$293 m
SynataMarch 08, 2016

Cisco Market Value History

Cisco Revenue Breakdown

We estimate that Cisco's current employees are approximately 26% female and 74% male.

Cisco Median Salaries

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

Cisco Online Presence

Cisco Company Life

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