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Cisco (CSCO) earnings Q3 2022


Chuck Robbins is the chief executive officer at Cisco Technologies Inc. and gestures during his speech on Day 2 of the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland) on January 22, 2020.

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CiscoAfter the company reported lower quarterly revenue than expected, extended trading saw shares drop by 17% on Wednesday. The networking company also warned that the current period would see unexpected sales drops.

The company’s success story is shown below:

  • Earnings:According to Refinitiv, the adjusted share price is 87cs, as opposed to the expected 86cs, which analysts had predicted.
  • Revenue:12.994 billion versus $13.34 trillion as analysts had expected, Refinitiv reports.

According to a report, Cisco revenue was flat in quarter ended April 30th. statement. At $3.04 trillion, net income rose by 6 percent. In the previous quarterThe revenue increased by 6%

In a statement, Chuck Robbins stated that the Covid lockdown by China and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine had impacted Cisco’s quarter-end revenue. According to the statement the war reduced Cisco’s revenue by approximately $200 millions. Additionally, it increased Cisco’s sales cost in quarter $5 million and added $62million in operating costs.

Cisco forecasted 76 cents to 84% cents per share in adjusted earnings and a 1%-5% decrease in revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter. Refinitiv polled analysts and expected earnings of around 92 cents per shares on revenue of $13.87 billion, which would be about 6% growth. Robbins, a conference call host with analysts said that the range of guidance is higher than average because of the more complex environment.

He stated that revenue is not as dependent on demand but more on supply in an increasingly complicated environment.

Secure, Agile Networks, the company’s data-center switching segment that includes network switches, generated $5.87 billion of revenue. This represents an increase of 4% and is lower than the consensus $6.09 trillion estimate among StreetAccount analysts.

Cisco’s Internet for the Future division, which includes routing optical networking hardware that the company acquired from 2021 Acacia Communication, contributed $1.32B, up 6%, and lower than the StreetAccount consensus of $1.44B.

Revenue from the Collaboration segment, which includes Webex collaboration software, was $1.13 Billion. This is down 7% from StreetAccount’s consensus estimate of $1.13 Billion.

As of the close, Cisco shares were 23% since the start of the year, while the S&P 500 has dropped about 18% over the same period. Should the stock drop by more than 16.2% on Thursday, it would be the steepest single-day decline since a 17.7% plunge in July 1994 and the third biggest on record.

Ari Levy from CNBC contributed to this article.

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