Analysts See $0.53 EPS for Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO); Safety Income and Growth (SAFE) SI Increased By 74.88%

February 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Analysts expect Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to report $0.53 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.53 EPS. CSCO’s profit would be $2.62 billion giving it 19.85 P/E if the $0.53 EPS is correct. After having $0.55 EPS previously, Cisco Systems, Inc.’s analysts see -3.64% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.09% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $42.09. About 43.84 million shares traded or 70.82% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 13.20% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

Safety Income and Growth Incorporated (NYSE:SAFE) had an increase of 74.88% in short interest. SAFE’s SI was 359,200 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 74.88% from 205,400 shares previously. With 92,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Safety Income and Growth Incorporated (NYSE:SAFE)’s short sellers to cover SAFE’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $16.79. About 57,583 shares traded. Safety, Income & Growth Inc. (NYSE:SAFE) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $23.51 million activity. $2.11 million worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) was sold by CHANDLER MARK D. MCGEARY RODERICK C also sold $578,740 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, December 14. Robbins Charles sold $3.89 million worth of stock. On Monday, September 11 the insider Walker Karen sold $740,883. $821,900 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) was sold by BHATT PRAT. BARTZ CAROL also sold $7.59M worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. 250,000 shares valued at $7.79M were sold by CHAMBERS JOHN T on Wednesday, August 23.

Among 38 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 142 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, November 15 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 16 by UBS. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, May 19 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 28. UBS maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, November 16 with “Buy” rating. Piperjaffray maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $34 target in Thursday, August 18 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, August 18. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $36.0 target in Wednesday, September 6 report. William Blair maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 29 report. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $208.08 billion. The firm offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. It has a 21.92 P/E ratio. It also provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, collaboration endpoints, and business messaging products; data center products, such as blade and rack servers, series, fabric interconnects, and management software solutions; wireless products consisting of wireless access points, WLAN controllers, cloud and appliances based services, and integrated software services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 74 investors sold Cisco Systems, Inc. shares while 637 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 619 raised stakes. 3.60 billion shares or 0.03% more from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Logan Capital Management stated it has 0.8% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Huber Capital Management Ltd owns 1.56% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 844,600 shares. Hartford Financial Management Inc has 0.05% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Reynders Mcveigh Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc reported 94,722 shares. Brown Advisory reported 0.16% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Llc holds 1,188 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Ruggie Cap Gru accumulated 2,874 shares. Hamlin Capital Mgmt Ltd Co owns 3.31 million shares or 4.52% of their US portfolio. Greenwood Gearhart holds 2.23% or 184,003 shares in its portfolio. The Ohio-based James Inv Research Inc has invested 0.05% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Motco reported 0.92% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Trust Com Of Toledo Na Oh stated it has 97,531 shares or 0.83% of all its holdings. Sii Invs Wi invested in 138,769 shares. Moreover, Millennium Ltd Com has 0.01% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Limited, Maryland-based fund reported 180,155 shares.

Safety, Income and Growth, Inc. is a real estate investment trust externally managed by SFTY Manager LLC. The company has market cap of $305.41 million. The firm acquires, own, manage, finance and capitalize ground net leases, or GNLs. It has a 220.92 P/E ratio. It represent ownership of the land underlying commercial real estate projects that is net leased by the fee owner of the land to the owners/operators of the real estate projects built thereon.

Among 4 analysts covering Safety Income & Growth Inc (NYSE:SAFE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Safety Income & Growth Inc had 7 analyst reports since July 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Ladenburg given on Tuesday, October 31. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. Mizuho initiated the shares of SAFE in report on Thursday, August 31 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 31 by Ladenburg. The firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Monday, July 17. Mizuho maintained it with “Hold” rating and $19.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Ladenburg.

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