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Juniper Networks (JNPR) Competitors

$37.16
+0.03 (+0.08%)
(As of 07/15/2024 ET)

JNPR vs. FFIV, CIEN, SATS, IDCC, CALX, VSAT, EXTR, INFN, HLIT, and BELFB

Should you be buying Juniper Networks stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Juniper Networks include F5 (FFIV), Ciena (CIEN), EchoStar (SATS), InterDigital (IDCC), Calix (CALX), Viasat (VSAT), Extreme Networks (EXTR), Infinera (INFN), Harmonic (HLIT), and Bel Fuse (BELFB). These companies are all part of the "communications equipment" industry.

Juniper Networks vs.

F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking, risk and earnings.

F5 has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, F5 and F5 both had 6 articles in the media. Juniper Networks' average media sentiment score of 1.16 beat F5's score of 1.11 indicating that F5 is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
F5
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Juniper Networks
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

F5 has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Juniper Networks. F5 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Juniper Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F5$2.81B3.71$394.95M$8.3521.30
Juniper Networks$5.56B2.18$310.20M$0.6954.16

F5 presently has a consensus target price of $185.10, indicating a potential upside of 3.91%. Juniper Networks has a consensus target price of $35.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.29%. Given Juniper Networks' higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe F5 is more favorable than Juniper Networks.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
F5
1 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.10
Juniper Networks
0 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.23

F5 has a net margin of 17.91% compared to F5's net margin of 4.19%. Juniper Networks' return on equity of 21.41% beat F5's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
F517.91% 21.41% 11.42%
Juniper Networks 4.19%10.02%4.68%

F5 received 214 more outperform votes than Juniper Networks when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.26% of users gave F5 an outperform vote while only 59.44% of users gave Juniper Networks an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
F5Outperform Votes
1288
67.26%
Underperform Votes
627
32.74%
Juniper NetworksOutperform Votes
1074
59.44%
Underperform Votes
733
40.56%

90.7% of F5 shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.0% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of F5 shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

F5 beats Juniper Networks on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding JNPR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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JNPR vs. The Competition

MetricJuniper NetworksComputer & office equipment IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$12.14B$30.29B$21.59B$18.26B
Dividend Yield2.37%2.77%2.65%3.49%
P/E Ratio54.1615.71218.4222.23
Price / Sales2.186.17553.4016.05
Price / Cash16.7815.4231.1216.25
Price / Book2.654.057.054.97
Net Income$310.20M$1.62B$613.04M$967.95M
7 Day Performance1.19%2.62%3.99%5.85%
1 Month Performance5.39%4.53%5.06%7.26%
1 Year Performance27.89%64.30%12.45%10.79%

Juniper Networks Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FFIV
F5
3.9823 of 5 stars
3.98 / 5 stars
$173.01
+0.8%
$185.10
+7.0%
+20.2%$10.14B$2.81B20.726,524Short Interest ↑
Positive News
CIEN
Ciena
4.8335 of 5 stars
4.83 / 5 stars
$47.32
+1.3%
$57.25
+21.0%
+17.6%$6.80B$4.39B45.508,483Short Interest ↑
SATS
EchoStar
0.4492 of 5 stars
0.45 / 5 stars
$17.84
+0.5%
$23.00
+28.9%
+4.8%$4.84B$17.02B-2.3115,300Positive News
IDCC
InterDigital
1.3592 of 5 stars
1.36 / 5 stars
$122.15
+0.7%
$100.00
-18.1%
+25.0%$3.08B$549.59M17.96450Positive News
CALX
Calix
3.2676 of 5 stars
3.27 / 5 stars
$33.78
+0.4%
$40.50
+19.9%
-30.0%$2.20B$1.02B108.971,760Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
VSAT
Viasat
4.1661 of 5 stars
4.17 / 5 stars
$14.77
+0.1%
$25.17
+70.4%
-47.4%$1.86B$4.28B-1.687,500Short Interest ↑
EXTR
Extreme Networks
4.3998 of 5 stars
4.40 / 5 stars
$13.23
+2.2%
$18.25
+37.9%
-48.4%$1.72B$1.31B-189.002,849Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
INFN
Infinera
1.2258 of 5 stars
1.23 / 5 stars
$6.05
-0.2%
$7.55
+24.8%
+28.9%$1.42B$1.61B-17.793,389
HLIT
Harmonic
3.8812 of 5 stars
3.88 / 5 stars
$12.04
flat
$17.20
+42.9%
-24.1%$1.35B$607.91M20.071,359Positive News
BELFB
Bel Fuse
1.955 of 5 stars
1.96 / 5 stars
$66.83
+2.6%
$65.50
-2.0%
+18.9%$843.40M$639.81M11.255,260Positive News

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This page (NYSE:JNPR) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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