Juniper Networks, Inc. [NYSE: JNPR] opened at $24.01 and closed at $23.87 a share within trading session on 09/19/19. That means that the stock dropped by -0.61% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $23.73.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Juniper Networks, Inc. [NYSE: JNPR] had 1.33 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 3.18M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 1.64%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 1.89%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $22.42 during that period and JNPR managed to take a rebound to $30.80 in the last 52 weeks.

Juniper Networks, Inc. [NYSE:JNPR]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 22.42 to 30.80. This is compared to its latest closing price of $23.87.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Tue 22 Oct (In 32 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR] sitting at +12.56 and its Gross Margin at +59.64, this company’s Net Margin is now 11.00%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 8.47, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 8.80%. Its Return on Equity is 11.93, and its Return on Assets is 5.91. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates JNPR financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 44.35. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 30.72, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 22.84. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 5.66, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 37.09.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 8.76 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.69. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.56, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.26. Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.93, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 11.08 and P/E Ratio of 16.89. These metrics all suggest that Juniper Networks, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR] earns $500,646 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.79 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.48. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 2.44 and its Current Ratio is 2.49. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR] has 348.24M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $8.31B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 22.42 to 30.80. At its current price, it has moved down by -22.97% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 5.82% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.99, which indicates that it is 1.64% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 42.02. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. [JNPR], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.