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Latest Fundamentals: Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR)


Juniper Networks is in the technology sector and is part of the communication equipment industry. The company CEO is Rami Rahim. Juniper Networks Inc operates in the communication equipment industry. It designs, develops and sells products and services that provide customers with network infrastructure. It caters to communication service providers and companies.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The JNPR stock showed a previous change of 1.05% with an open at 27.67 and a close of 27.80. It reached an intraday high of 27.82 and a low of 27.56.

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The stock has a market cap of $9.7b with 348.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 345.9m shares. Trading volume reached 1,629,590 shares compared to its average volume of 3,285,581 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Juniper Networks shares returned 1.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.96%. Over three months, it changed -1.17%. In one year it has changed 11.93% and within that year its 52-week high was 30.80 and its 52-week low was 23.61. JNPR stock is 17.75% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 27.60 and a 50 day moving average of 26.70. Currently JNPR stock is trading 0.74% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.62 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 17.16. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.12. The TTM EPS is 1.35, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.59.

The dividend per share is currently 0.72, which is a dividend yield of 2.59%. Also, the payout ratio is 53.33%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 30.02, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 7.40%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.80% of insider ownership and 129.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 17,047,721, which is 4.89% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.77. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.84

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.93%, return on assets is 5.91%, profit margin is 14.94%, price-to-sales is 2.69 and price-to-book is 2.01.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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