The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Austin Smith and Jason Moser, discuss the top business and investing stories.
Cisco Systems shares were up 7% this morning, which has had a ripple effect on several other tech stocks in the networks sector and inspired a micro-rally of optimism in the growth of the tech sector as a whole, despite greater socioeconomic market woes. In this segment, the guys talk about why this hasn't restored their faith in Cisco, which they feel always gains in the long run but is always peppered with a series of short-term disappointments.
Despite the guys' reluctance on Cisco from time to time, this is a company that is always full of value. Once a highflying tech darling, Cisco is now on the radar of value-oriented dividend lovers. Get the lowdown on the routing juggernaut in The Motley Fool's premium report. Our report also has you covered with a full year of free analyst updates to keep you informed as its story changes, so click here now to read more.