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

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$28.06 -0.26 (-0.92 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 10:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.32
Today's Range$27.96 - $28.17
52-Week Range$23.61 - $30.80
Volume24,368 shs
Average Volume2.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.77 billion
P/E Ratio16.21
Dividend Yield2.54%
Beta0.79
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

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP48203R10
Phone408-745-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.03 billion
Cash Flow$2.3540 per share
Book Value$12.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$306.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,381
Market Cap$9.77 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 23rd. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 4th. View Juniper Networks' Dividend History.

How will Juniper Networks' stock buyback program work?

Juniper Networks declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, January 31st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Juniper Networks' earnings last quarter?

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The network equipment provider reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.10. The network equipment provider earned $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.18 billion. Juniper Networks had a net margin of 4.82% and a return on equity of 10.42%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior 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 updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (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 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Juniper Networks' shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Juniper Networks' share price to reach $27.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%. 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 is optimistic about expanding partnerships with firms like Nutanix and Ericsson as this will give it competitive advantage over alternative offerings. The company is well positioned to gain incremental market share as enterprise customers aim to upgrade their networks. It is in the early stages of ramping several important innovations, such as Contrail Enterprise Multicloud and the SPC3 line cards for its high end SRX firewall. The stock has outperformed the industry in the past three months on an average. However, uncertain global macro environment and anticipation of potentially weak investment patterns among customers remain major headwinds for Juniper. The company faces stiff competition in each of its served markets, which has traditionally spearheaded innovation, charging high prices for its premium branded products. Juniper is exposed to stringent budget activities of the U.S. government, which adversely affect its fundamentals." (1/17/2019)
  • 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 articles about JNPR stock have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the network equipment provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 48)
  • Mr. Kenneth Bradley Miller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Bikash Koley, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Anand Athreya, Exec. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Terrance F. Spidell, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are Juniper Networks' major shareholders?

Juniper Networks' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include USS Investment Management Ltd (0.25%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.16%), BTIM Corp. (0.14%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.04%), Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). 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 major investors are selling Juniper Networks stock?

JNPR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including USS Investment Management Ltd, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 major investors are buying Juniper Networks stock?

JNPR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BTIM Corp., Polianta Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS, Fox Run Management L.L.C., New England Research & Management Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. 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 $28.01.

How big of a company is Juniper Networks?

Juniper Networks has a market capitalization of $9.77 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:  955 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,151
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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