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Why should you keep an eye on Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR)?

Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE: JNPR) is 25.20% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $24.87 and a high of $38.04 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The JNPR stock was last observed hovering at around $37.05 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.14%.

Currently trading at $36.91, the stock is -0.26% and -0.40% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 7.81 million and changing -0.38% at the moment leaves the stock 19.42% off its SMA200. JNPR registered 8.43% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 32.82%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.24 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $19.98.

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The stock witnessed a -1.23% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 25.20%, and is -0.43% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 0.61% over the week and 0.69% over the month.

Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) has around 11144 employees, a market worth around $11.97B and $5.56B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 38.76 and Fwd P/E is 14.99. Profit margin for the company is 5.57%. Distance from 52-week low is 48.41% and -2.97% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (5.01%).

Juniper Networks Inc quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.4 with sales reaching $1.24B over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -1.31% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -2.80% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -7.30% in year-over-year returns.

Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) Top Institutional Holders

836 institutions hold shares in Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR), with institutional investors hold 95.70% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 320.30M, and float is at 320.09M with Short Float at 4.20%. Institutions hold 94.47% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group Inc with over 40.66 million shares valued at $1.27 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 12.65% of the JNPR Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 35.59 million shares valued at $1.11 billion to account for 11.07% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Dodge & Cox Inc which holds 34.98 million shares representing 10.89% and valued at over $1.1 billion, while State Street Corporation holds 5.11% of the shares totaling 16.41 million with a market value of $514.22 million.

Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider sale by rahim rami,the company’sChief Executive Officer. SEC filings show that rahim rami sold 5,555 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 06 ’24 at a price of $37.43 per share for a total of $0.21 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 1.01 million shares.

Juniper Networks Inc disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 05 ’24 that rahim rami (Chief Executive Officer) sold a total of 5,555 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 05 ’24 and was made at $37.51 per share for $0.21 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 1.01 million shares of the JNPR stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Mar 04 ’24, rahim rami (Chief Executive Officer) disposed off 5,555 shares at an average price of $37.53 for $0.21 million. The insider now directly holds 1,019,589 shares of Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR).

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