Checking the Overall Picture for Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Networking & Communication Devices. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $26.34, down from yesterday’s close by -0.34%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) currently trades with a market capitalization of $9.73 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -10.54 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $1.11 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.26 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.84% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.



Technical Analysis

Sometimes, we can understand most about a stock by simply looking at how it has been trading. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Juniper Networks, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $30.96. It is now trading 4.62% off that level. The stock is trading $27.03 its 50-day moving average by 0.69%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $23.87.

In recent action, Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) has made a move of +3.54% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 17.8, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 3.89% with $365.23 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of JNPR.

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