Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) went up by 0.58% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $30.80, while JNPR stocks collected -2.16% of loss with the last five trading sessions.
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) Worth an Investment?
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 16.04 times of increase in earnings at the present.
JNPR Market Performance
JNPR stocks went down by -2.16% for the week, with the monthly drop of -7.41% and a quarterly performance of -4.08%, while its annual performance rate touched -3.62%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.16% for JNPR stocks with the simple moving average of -6.44% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JNPR stocks, with BofA/Merrill repeating the rating for JNPR shares by setting it to “Underperform”. The predicted price for JNPR socks in the upcoming period according to BofA/Merrill is $7.50 based on the research report published on January 30, 2019.
Nomura, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JNPR stock at the price of $7.50. The rating they have provided for JNPR stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on September 19, 2018.
Deutsche Bank gave “ Buy” rating to JNPR stocks, setting the target price at $32 in the report published on July 30, 2018.
JNPR Stocks -3.99% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought JNPR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Juniper Networks, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -16.04% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 1.93%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.74%, while the shares sank at the distance of -7.28% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -2.71% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, JNPR went down by -2.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -1.67% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $27.17. In addition, Juniper Networks, Inc. saw -3.90% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
JNPR Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), starting from STENSRUD WILLIAM, who sold 35,000 shares at the price of $26.01 back on May 10. After this action, Rushing now owns 177,883 shares of Juniper Networks, Inc., valued at $910,476 with the latest closing price.
DENUCCIO KEVIN A, the Director of Juniper Networks, Inc., sold 20,000 shares at the value of $27.80 during a trade that took place back on May 02, which means that DENUCCIO KEVIN A is holding 8,253 shares at the value of $556,012 based on the most recent closing price.
JNPR Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +12.56 for the present operating margin and +59.64 for gross margin. The net margin for Juniper Networks, Inc. stands at +12.20. Total capital return value is set at 8.47, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.44. Equity return holds the value 5.00%, with 2.50% for asset returns.
Based on Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), the company’s capital structure generated 44.35 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 30.72. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 22.84 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 37.09 and long-term debt to capital is 25.70.
EBITDA value lies at +106.70 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 2.69. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.68 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.26. The receivables turnover for Juniper Networks, Inc. is 5.79 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.48. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.49.