NYSE:JNPR - Juniper Networks Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$27.77 -0.33 (-1.17 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 08:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$27.77
Today's Range$27.46 - $27.8550
52-Week Range$23.61 - $30.80
Volume3.10 million shs
Average Volume3.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.58 billion
P/E Ratio16.05
Dividend Yield2.59%
Beta0.84
Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells network products and services worldwide. The company offers various routing products, such as ACX series universal access routers to deploy new high-bandwidth services; MX series Ethernet routers that functions as a universal edge platform; PTX series packet transport routers; cloud customer premises equipment; and NorthStar controllers. It also provides switching products, including EX series Ethernet switches to address the access, aggregation, and core layer switching requirements of micro branch, branch office, and campus and data center environments; and QFX series of core, spine, and top-of-rack data center switches. In addition, the company offers security products comprising SRX series services gateways for the data centers; Branch SRX family that includes SRX300 Series and SRX1500, which provides integrated firewall capabilities; vSRX Virtual Firewall that delivers various features of physical firewalls; and Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, a cloud-based service for static and dynamic analysis. Further, it offers Junos OS, a network operating system; Contrail networking and cloud platform, which provides an open-source and standards-based platform for SDN and NFV; Junos Space, a network management platform for creating network management applications that include network director, services activation director, security director, edge services director, service now, and service insight; and AppFormix, an optimization and management software platform for public, private, and hybrid clouds. Additionally, the company provides technical support and professional services, as well as education and training programs. It sells its products through direct sales, distributors, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners to end-users in the cloud, telecom/cable, and strategic enterprise markets. Juniper Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:JNPR
Previous Symbol
CUSIP48203R10
Phone408-745-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.38
Current Ratio2.47
Quick Ratio2.47

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.05
Forward P/E Ratio21.04
P/E Growth3.8

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.03 billion
Price / Sales1.91
Cash Flow$2.3755 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.69
Book Value$12.48 per share
Price / Book2.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.73
Net Income$306.20 million
Net Margins4.82%
Return on Equity10.42%
Return on Assets5.07%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,381
Outstanding Shares345,150,000
Market Cap$9.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Juniper Networks' stock symbol?

Juniper Networks trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JNPR."

How often does Juniper Networks pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Juniper Networks?

Juniper Networks declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, December 26th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 4th. View Juniper Networks' Dividend History.

How will Juniper Networks' stock buyback program work?

Juniper Networks declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, January 31st 2018, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Juniper Networks' earnings last quarter?

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The network equipment provider reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.10. The network equipment provider had revenue of $1.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.18 billion. Juniper Networks had a net margin of 4.82% and a return on equity of 10.42%. Juniper Networks's revenue was down 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.55 EPS. View Juniper Networks' Earnings History.

When is Juniper Networks' next earnings date?

Juniper Networks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Juniper Networks.

How can I listen to Juniper Networks' earnings call?

Juniper Networks will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774078033.

What guidance has Juniper Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

Juniper Networks issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.87 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.87. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.69 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.69 billion.

What price target have analysts set for JNPR?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Juniper Networks' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Juniper Networks' share price to reach $27.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Juniper Networks.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Juniper Networks?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Juniper Networks in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Juniper Networks.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Juniper Networks stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Juniper Networks stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Juniper reported better-than-expected results in third-quarter 2018, wherein both the top line and the bottom line surpassed the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company remains optimistic about the potential of its MX5G offerings, which it plans to begin shipping early next year. Juniper is excited about new and expanding partnerships with firms like Nutanix and Ericsson as this will provide competitive edge over alternative offerings. Juniper is on the verge of introducing the industry’s first 400-gig product and is well positioned to gain incremental market share as cloud, service provider and enterprise customers look to meet surging bandwidth requirements. The stock has outperformed the industry in the past three months on an average. However, considering Juniper’s broad exposure to service provider market, the ongoing consolidations could increase uncertainties and restrict its revenue growth over the long term." (10/26/2018)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We expect JNPR to meet or exceed 3Q18 guidance on a surge in Verizon (VZ: NR) capi- tal spending on its metro upgrade program but we see consensus estimates for 4Q18 and FY19 as too aggressive. We expect JNPR to continue to see headwinds and declin- ing YoY sales in service provider routing outside of VZ and a resumption of YoY routing sales growth in its cloud segment to net-out to flattish routing sales and declining gross margins in its largest and most profitable product line. Modest (low – to mid- single digit%) YoY growth in switching, security, and services could enable JNPR to eek out very low single digit YoY topline growth, but our +1% FY19 revenues estimates are ~2% lower than consensus. Further, we expect continued pricing and top line pressure to drive gross margin weakness and earnings below consensus over 4Q18 through FY19." (10/14/2018)

Has Juniper Networks been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about JNPR stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Juniper Networks earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the network equipment provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Juniper Networks' key competitors?

Who are Juniper Networks' key executives?

Juniper Networks' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rami Rahim, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Kenneth Bradley Miller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Bikash Koley, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Anand Athreya, Exec. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Terrance F. Spidell, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)

Who are Juniper Networks' major shareholders?

Juniper Networks' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dodge & Cox (12.05%), Dodge & Cox (12.05%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.95%), BlackRock Inc. (7.06%), LSV Asset Management (4.03%) and First Trust Advisors LP (3.27%). Company insiders that own Juniper Networks stock include Anand Athreya, Jonathan Davidson, Pradeep Sindhu, Rahul N Merchant, Rami Rahim, Terrance F Spidell, Vincent Molinaro and William Stensrud. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Juniper Networks.

Which institutional investors are selling Juniper Networks stock?

JNPR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Juniper Networks company stock in the last year include Anand Athreya, Rami Rahim, Terrance F Spidell, Vincent Molinaro and William Stensrud. View Insider Buying and Selling for Juniper Networks.

Which institutional investors are buying Juniper Networks stock?

JNPR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Dodge & Cox, Dodge & Cox, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Hexavest Inc. and Teachers Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Juniper Networks.

How do I buy shares of Juniper Networks?

Shares of JNPR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Juniper Networks' stock price today?

One share of JNPR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.77.

How big of a company is Juniper Networks?

Juniper Networks has a market capitalization of $9.58 billion and generates $5.03 billion in revenue each year. The network equipment provider earns $306.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. Juniper Networks employs 9,381 workers across the globe.

What is Juniper Networks' official website?

The official website for Juniper Networks is http://www.juniper.net.

How can I contact Juniper Networks?

Juniper Networks' mailing address is 1133 INNOVATION WAY, SUNNYVALE CA, 94089. The network equipment provider can be reached via phone at 408-745-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Juniper Networks (NYSE JNPR)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  947 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,136
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This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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