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Volume3.27 million shs
Average Volume4.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.37 billion
P/E Ratio22.06
Dividend Yield3.15%
Beta0.9

Competitors

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

Should you be buying JNPR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Juniper Networks, including Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Motorola Solutions (MSI), F5 Networks (FFIV), and Ciena (CIEN).

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Juniper Networks34602.23
Cisco Systems0121002.45

Juniper Networks currently has a consensus price target of $25.1333, indicating a potential downside of 1.78%. Cisco Systems has a consensus price target of $49.4545, indicating a potential downside of 3.73%. Given Juniper Networks' higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Juniper Networks is more favorable than Cisco Systems.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.15
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion4.41$11.21 billion$2.9217.65

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

Dividends

Juniper Networks pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Cisco Systems pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Juniper Networks pays out 66.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cisco Systems pays out 50.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Juniper Networks has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Cisco Systems has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Juniper Networks shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats Juniper Networks on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) and QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Juniper Networks pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Juniper Networks pays out 66.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. QUALCOMM pays out 77.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Juniper Networks has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and QUALCOMM has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Juniper Networks is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Juniper Networks and QUALCOMM's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.15
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.57$5.20 billion$3.3440.74

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

Profitability

This table compares Juniper Networks and QUALCOMM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Juniper Networks and QUALCOMM, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Juniper Networks34602.23
QUALCOMM191912.67

Juniper Networks presently has a consensus price target of $25.1333, suggesting a potential downside of 1.78%. QUALCOMM has a consensus price target of $163.72, suggesting a potential upside of 21.50%. Given QUALCOMM's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe QUALCOMM is more favorable than Juniper Networks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Juniper Networks shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of QUALCOMM 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

QUALCOMM beats Juniper Networks on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Palo Alto Networks and Juniper Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Palo Alto Networks122802.87
Juniper Networks34602.23

Palo Alto Networks currently has a consensus target price of $381.3030, indicating a potential upside of 5.63%. Juniper Networks has a consensus target price of $25.1333, indicating a potential downside of 1.78%. Given Palo Alto Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Palo Alto Networks is more favorable than Juniper Networks.

Risk and Volatility

Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.8% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% 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 stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Palo Alto Networks and Juniper Networks' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.30$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-291.11
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.15

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

Profitability

This table compares Palo Alto Networks and Juniper Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Palo Alto Networks-8.36%-8.66%-1.16%
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%

Summary

Juniper Networks beats Palo Alto Networks on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Juniper Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Motorola Solutions and Juniper Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Motorola Solutions03902.75
Juniper Networks34602.23

Motorola Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $181.2727, suggesting a potential downside of 3.24%. Juniper Networks has a consensus target price of $25.1333, suggesting a potential downside of 1.78%. Given Juniper Networks' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Juniper Networks is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Dividends

Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Juniper Networks pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Motorola Solutions pays out 38.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Juniper Networks pays out 66.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Motorola Solutions has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Juniper Networks has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Juniper Networks' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion4.02$868 million$7.4425.18
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.15

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

Volatility & Risk

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Juniper Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Juniper Networks on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for F5 Networks and Juniper Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
F5 Networks051102.69
Juniper Networks34602.23

F5 Networks currently has a consensus target price of $195.1765, indicating a potential downside of 6.76%. Juniper Networks has a consensus target price of $25.1333, indicating a potential downside of 1.78%. Given Juniper Networks' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Juniper Networks is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.7% of F5 Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Juniper Networks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares F5 Networks and Juniper Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares F5 Networks and Juniper Networks' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F5 Networks$2.35 billion5.49$307.44 million$6.6631.43
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.15

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

Summary

F5 Networks beats Juniper Networks on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Ciena shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Ciena shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Juniper Networks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Ciena and Juniper Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ciena051502.75
Juniper Networks34602.23

Ciena currently has a consensus target price of $59.0278, suggesting a potential upside of 5.56%. Juniper Networks has a consensus target price of $25.1333, suggesting a potential downside of 1.78%. Given Ciena's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ciena is more favorable than Juniper Networks.

Profitability

This table compares Ciena and Juniper Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ciena and Juniper Networks' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ciena$3.53 billion2.45$361.29 million$2.6521.10
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.15

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

Volatility & Risk

Ciena has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ciena beats Juniper Networks on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Juniper Networks Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.4$51.54-0.3%$216.87 billion$49.30 billion20.95
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$136.06-1.0%$153.08 billion$23.53 billion30.04Dividend Increase
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$360.98-0.3%$35.10 billion$3.41 billion-116.45Insider Selling
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.2$187.35-0.6%$31.73 billion$7.89 billion41.91Analyst Report
Insider Selling
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$209.32-1.1%$12.90 billion$2.35 billion41.70Analyst Report
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
1.8$55.92-0.3%$8.67 billion$3.53 billion24.10Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$47.36-0.3%$3.24 billion$2.31 billion-2,368.00Analyst Downgrade
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.2$43.79-0.0%$2.75 billion$424.33 million312.79Decrease in Short Interest
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.6$24.53-0.9%$2.30 billion$1.89 billion-25.29News Coverage
InterDigital logo
IDCC
InterDigital
2.3$72.04-0.1%$2.22 billion$318.92 million37.52Unusual Options Activity
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$10.03-1.4%$2.04 billion$1.30 billion-6.97
Plantronics logo
PLT
Plantronics
1.2$37.66-3.7%$1.55 billion$1.70 billion-1.82Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.4$8.45-0.9%$1.23 billion$563.11 million-5.12
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.7$38.41-4.6%$1.23 billion$998.76 million43.65Upcoming Earnings
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$9.52-0.3%$1.18 billion$948.02 million-11.61Insider Selling
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.6$18.56-0.3%$899.88 million$530.06 million-54.59Decrease in Short Interest
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.2$8.40-4.9%$847.12 million$402.87 million-21.54Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
2.3$25.23-0.8%$657.34 million$616.72 million-7.49
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.8$18.66-1.0%$554.37 million$279.27 million64.35
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.5$11.74-0.8%$411.31 million$366.11 million-3.87Upcoming Earnings
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$33.24-3.4%$369.90 million$238.64 million30.22Increase in Short Interest
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.36-0.2%$246.23 million$157.89 million-17.13Insider Selling
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
0.9$19.00-2.6%$234.65 million$492.41 million79.17
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.1$6.61-1.8%$122.49 million$90.62 million34.79
Aware logo
AWRE
Aware
0.5$3.52-0.6%$75.66 million$12.20 million-5.59
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.0$7.19-1.5%$63.47 million$540.30 million-2.56
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