Comparing Cisco and Microsoft

March 30, 2001 Data

CSCO MSFT
Price/Share $15.25 $55.38
Sales, millions 23931 23845
Sales / Employee, thousands 704 610
Net Margin, % 13 40
Return on Equity, % 11 21
Return on Assets, % 9 17
Current Ratio 2.3 3.6
LT Liab / Liab+Equity, % 2 3
Free cash flow / Sales, % 19 54
Earnings/Share (Estimated) .72 1.97
Price/Book 4.0 6.4
Price/Sales 4.6 12.4
Price/ Estimated Earnings 21 28

All values are based on information in Morningstar Quicktake Reports.

The estimated values of P/E are for the latest fiscal year listed by Morningstar.

See the complete reports for CSCO and MSFT to verify the accuracy of values summarized in the above table.







Valid HTML 4.0!