Cisco Reports Earnings on Wednesday: What to Watch

Cisco Systems (CSCO)   jumped three months ago after beating January quarter estimates, issuing better-than-expected April quarter guidance and reporting its closely-watched product orders grew 5% annually. And shares have held onto their gains since.

Can the networking giant deliver an encore performance when it delivers its April quarter report on Wednesday afternoon? Favorable IT spending trends, a well-received switch refresh and (possibly) large buybacks should help its cause, but telecom spending and cloud cannibalization could get in the way....765 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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