Company Update: Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) – Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q4 and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
[Marketwired] - Cisco has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at 1:30 PM ; 4:30 PM to announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015 financial results for the period ending Saturday, July 25, ... Read more on this. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), with a current value of $144.44B, began trading this morning at $28.17. During today's session, CSCO traded between $28.02 to $28.52 with its 52-week range being $22.49 to $30.31. Cisco (CSCO) shares are currently priced at 12.94x this year's forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry's 10.80x earnings multiple for the same period. The company pays shareholders $0.84 per share annually in dividends, yielding 3.00%. According to a consensus of 33 analysts, the earnings estimate of $0.56 per share would be $0.01 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.
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The Energy Report: Do you rely on the stock-to-use ratio to predict grain prices and, if so, what is it telling you right now? Spencer Churchill: Yes, we do. Stock-to-use is a good way of assessing the degree of tightness in any crop market and hence how much underlying support there could be for prices. The lower the amount of "buffer" there is—the amount of stocks or inventory relative to the total usage or demand—the tighter this market could become and the greater the likelihood of higher prices. In North America, by ranking of lowest to highest stock-to-use ratio expected for 2015–2016, we would expect price support/appreciation for 1) canola, 2) soybeans, 3) corn, and 4) wheat. TER: How is the drought in the Western U.S.