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Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) Orders By A Jury To Pay Over $23.5M To A Nonprofit Research Center For Patents Violation

The biggest maker of networking equipment, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) [Trend Analysis] has kept up with the changing appetite, stock inched down around -0.11% in early session as it gain volume of 19.68 Million shares as compare to its average volume of 23660.85 shares and then traded at $26.67.

Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) reported that it was ordered by a jury to pay more than $23.5 million to a nonprofit research center for infringing network-surveillance patents designed to identify hacking attacks on computer systems.

Jurors in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, concluded Thursday that San Jose, California-based Cisco used technology owned by SRI International, the former research arm of Stanford University, without permission. The panel rejected Cisco’s arguments that it didn’t infringe or that the two at-issue patents weren’t valid.

Moving toward the volatility measures, the price volatility of stock was 1.86% for a week and 1.63% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.48. The beta, which indicates risk in relegation to the market, remained 1.32. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.73 and price to cash ratio remained 2.24. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 17.30% and return on investment was 10.10%, while its return on asset stayed at 9.30%.

Major bullish and bearish trends reflect in rating research, from pool of WSJ analyst gave 37.00 as a highest price target, medium point hits to 30.00, while the lowest share price targets assigned 22.00. The data compelled by Wall Street Journal average suggest average price target would by 29.47, where as current price stood at 26.67.

Moderately analysts issue miscellaneous recommendation for CSCO, as 17 experts rated as “BUY” security, 5 analyst have faith on stocks as “Overweight,” moreover 14 experts rated as “Hold”.

The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of company was recorded 3.30 as current ratio, on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.40. The Company has gross margin of 61.50% and profit margin was positive 20.80% in trailing twelve months.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is ahead its 52 week low with 19.83%and going down from its 52 week high price with -8.02%. The company’s shares performance for the last one month was -5.53% and 1.76% in the previous week. The stock price of firm is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -3.36% and remote isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -3.38%.


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