Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) went down by -0.21% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $29.77. The company’s stock price has collected 0.75% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/11/21 that Paltel Group Upgrades Network Infrastructure with Juniper Networks for a Superior User Experience
Is It Worth Investing in Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE :JNPR) Right Now?
Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 45.70 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for JNPR is at 0.88. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for Juniper Networks Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $27.23, which is -$0.7 below the current price. JNPR currently public float of 320.96M and currently shorts hold a 4.98% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of JNPR was 2.87M shares.
JNPR’s Market Performance
JNPR stocks went up by 0.75% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.07% and a quarterly performance of 0.78%, while its annual performance rate touched 26.69%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.38% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.84% for Juniper Networks Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.60% for JNPR stocks with a simple moving average of 6.82% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of JNPR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JNPR stocks, with MKM Partners repeating the rating for JNPR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for JNPR in the upcoming period, according to MKM Partners is $33 based on the research report published on July 28th of the current year 2021.
Wolfe Research, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JNPR reach a price target of $34, previously predicting the price at $26. The rating they have provided for JNPR stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on July 14th, 2021.
Barclays gave a rating of “Overweight” to JNPR, setting the target price at $28 in the report published on January 14th of the current year.
JNPR Trading at -0.70% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.97% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.84%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.38%, as shares surge +0.86% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.62% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, JNPR rose by +0.75%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +25.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $28.13. In addition, Juniper Networks Inc. saw 25.68% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at JNPR starting from STENSRUD WILLIAM, who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $28.31 back on Aug 10. After this action, STENSRUD WILLIAM now owns 121,969 shares of Juniper Networks Inc., valued at $283,131 using the latest closing price.
rahim rami, the Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks Inc., sale 5,555 shares at $28.68 during a trade that took place back on Aug 04, which means that rahim rami is holding 769,393 shares at $159,327 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for JNPR
Equity return is now at value 4.60, with 2.30 for asset returns.