Published: Fri, October 13, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

UBS Keeps Rating And Raises Price Target On Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

UBS Keeps Rating And Raises Price Target On Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Juniper Networks, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 14.2% over the last 5 years. (NYSE:JNPR). Canada Pension Plan Board invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc.

Trilogy Advisors Limited Partnership has invested 1.37% in Juniper Networks, Inc. UBS AG lowered their price target on shares of Juniper Networks from $30.00 to $28.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday. $2.34 million worth of Juniper Networks, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by S&P Research on Wednesday, October 28. Our price target goes to $34 from $35. On Tuesday, June 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". On Tuesday, May 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Sell". The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, January 29 by Bernstein. The company has market cap of $10.39 billion. It has a 16.23 P/E ratio. The Firm provides a range of customer solutions, such as order management, time-definite transportation, warehousing and distribution, temperature-controlled transit, cargo insurance and customized logistics solutions. Standpoint Research upgraded Juniper Networks, Inc. JNPR's shares are therefore the less volatile of the two stocks. JNPR's profit would be $182.64 million giving it 13.99 P/E if the $0.48 EPS is correct. CSCO's debt-to-equity ratio is 0.51 versus a D/E of 0.00 for JNPR. The network equipment provider reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru holds 0.05% or 1.20 million shares. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. It has outperformed by 15.31% the S&P500. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.20% shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has invested 0.02% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) for 15,380 shares. Massachusetts Svcs Communication Ma holds 46,932 shares. Saturna Capital Corporation holds 20,700 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Btim Corp has 293,657 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Rock Point Limited Liability Co stated it has 21,429 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of Juniper Networks by 376.4% in the 1st quarter. Amica Mutual has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. Wills Finance accumulated 72,182 shares. State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.04% or 993,003 shares. Hutchin Hill Capital L P owns 172,600 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. There has been an observed change of -63.88% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. Conning holds 8,847 shares. Ckw Grp Inc holds 0.01% in Juniper Networks, Inc.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $39.79 million activity. It is negative, as 58 investors sold PFE shares while 716 reduced holdings. Shares for $2.34M were sold by SINDHU PRADEEP. (NYSE:PFE) for 139,418 shares.

In other news, EVP Vincent Molinaro sold 5,031 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. OppenheimerFunds Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Juniper Networks by 11.0% in the 1st quarter. (NYSE:JNPR) has gone stronger by 11.15%. 25,000 shares were sold by CALDERONI ROBERT, worth $752,413.


Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops and sells products and services for high-performance networks to enable customers to build networks for their businesses. Current market cap is $10.30B and the stock has an EPS of $1.68. The Company sells its products in over 100 countries in three geographic regions: Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). The Firm sells its high-performance network products and service offerings across routing, switching and security. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 45,553 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $1,268,000 after acquiring an additional 9,873 shares during the last quarter.

Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on the company lately if you evaluate the motion in short interest. However, the institutional investors are observed to own 93.60% of the total shares. About 232,120 shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) to report earnings on November, 14. Its sales stood at 1.70% a year on average in the period of last five years.

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