Juniper Networks (JNPR) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Barclays

The shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. have decreased by more than -2.95% this year alone. (NYSE:JNPR) is a huge mover today! Revenue, on the other hand, scored -4.07% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $1.26 billion.

Several research firms have commented on JNPR.

The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. and Alteryx, Inc. were two of the most active stocks on Thursday. Over the last 12 months, JNPR's free cash flow per share is a positive 2.55. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. They issued a "hold" rating and a $28.00 target price on the stock. (NYSE:JNPR). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.02% in Juniper Networks, Inc. The shares have accelerated in recent weeks, with their price up about 5.94% in the past three months. Petrus Trust Company LTA acquired a new position in shares of Juniper Networks in the 2nd quarter valued at about $204,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 6,784,158 shares of the network equipment provider's stock worth $188,804,000 after buying an additional 1,375,394 shares in the last quarter. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. (JNPR) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $26.83/share. Finally, Drexel Hamilton reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Juniper Networks in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Barclays downgraded shares of Juniper Networks from an "equal weight" rating to an "underweight" rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $28.00 to $25.00 in a research report on Wednesday. Instinet restated a "buy" rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of Juniper Networks in a research note on Thursday, April 6th.

News coverage about Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The shares were sold at an average price of $30.64, for a total value of $327,848.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 22,543 shares of the company's stock, valued at $551,852.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. The firm owned 65,762 shares of the network equipment provider's stock after selling 3,800 shares during the period. The stock price value Change from Open was at -2.81% with a Gap of -0.73%. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 469,607 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $12,322,487.68.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $438,944 activity. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? That's a potential -6.42 decrease relative to where Juniper Networks, Inc. JNPR's profit would be $157.47M giving it 17.20 P/E if the $0.42 EPS is correct. (NYSE:JNPR). Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 1.41 million shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. The company maintains price to book ratio of 2.09 vs.an industry average at 3.15. The shares went down by -0.45% in value last month.

Md Sass Investors Services Inc, which manages about $1.91 billion and $1.19B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Allergan Plc by 102,178 shares to 213,087 shares, valued at $43.67 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The company had revenue of $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.26 billion.

Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for earnings of US$0.52. On average, equities analysts predict that Juniper Networks, Inc. will post $2.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

It also reduced its holding in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) by 3,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 40,760 shares, and cut its stake in Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT).

For the trailing twelve months, this company is paying dividend with the payout ratio of 1.45% to its shareholders. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 30th. Deutsche Bank upgraded Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Commonwealth National Bank Of reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. The shares now trade at $28.09 and have been able to report a change of 6.24% over the past one week.

Juniper Networks, Inc designs, develops and sells products and services for high-performance networks to enable customers to build networks for their businesses.

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