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Last year, Cisco made one of the biggest bets in its nearly 30-year history. Instead of mostly selling networking gear, it decided to also sell software services by subscription. Cisco hopes the change in strategy will bring more consistent revenue at a time when corporate customers are buying less hardware. So far, Wall Street is pleased; Cisco’s shares soared 37% over the 12 months ending in May.

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended July 31, 2017.
Charles H. Robbins
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Network and Other Communications Equipment
HQ Location
San Jose, Calif.
Years on Fortune 500 List22
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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$48,005.00-2.5%
Profits ($M)$9,609.00-10.5%
Assets ($M)$129,818.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$66,137.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$206,623.30-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues20%
Profits as % of Assets7.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity14.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.9
EPS % Change (from 2016)-10%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)31.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)17.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)5.5%