Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) shares traded 0.86% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $25.71. The stock exchanged hands 3.65 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.47 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $8.97 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $27.13 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 19 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) high price target of $32 and with a conservative view have low price target of $20.
“Downgrades” Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) in a research note issued to investors on 1/30/19 to Underperform with price target of $25.
Additionally on 11/12/18 “Maintained” Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) to Neutral setting price target at $32 and on 9/26/18 “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Neutral at $31. Furthermore on 9/19/18 “Upgrades” the stock to Buy at $34.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 34.44 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.57, Consequently Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.86%, 1.95% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.86.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 3. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.38 and can go high up to $0.41. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.4 derived from a total of 21 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.05. The company posted an earnings surprise of 23.8%.
Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.1 Billion according to 20 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $1.12 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.1 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $4.47 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $4.39 Billion and high estimates of $4.57 Billion according to 22 number of analysts.
Currently Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 93.7%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -22.71%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.51%.
Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $4.57 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.96. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $13.95 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.84, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $10.2, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 2.52. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 3.41 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 15.95.