Ratios Reveal: Breaking Down Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR)’s Financial Health

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Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE: JNPR) closed the day trading at $36.94 up 0.05% from the previous closing price of $36.92. In other words, the price has increased by $0.05 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.06 million shares were traded. JNPR stock price reached its highest trading level at $36.985 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $36.82.


For a better understanding of JNPR, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 9.44 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 14.05. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.27 and its Current Ratio is at 1.74. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.39 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.39.

On October 10, 2023, JP Morgan Downgraded its rating to Neutral which previously was Overweight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $32 to $29.

Raymond James Downgraded its Strong Buy to Outperform on July 24, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $38 to $37.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 03 ’24 when Miller Kenneth Bradley sold 28,669 shares for $36.53 per share. The transaction valued at 1,047,290 led to the insider holds 56,107 shares of the business.

Miller Kenneth Bradley sold 40,000 shares of JNPR for $1,466,980 on Jul 02 ’24. The EVP CFO now owns 84,776 shares after completing the transaction at $36.67 per share. On Jul 01 ’24, another insider, Miller Kenneth Bradley, who serves as the EVP CFO of the company, sold 40,000 shares for $36.50 each. As a result, the insider received 1,460,084 and left with 124,776 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, JNPR now has a Market Capitalization of 12005056512 and an Enterprise Value of 12568753152. As of this moment, Juniper’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 53.51, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 16.56. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 4.86. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.25 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.68. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.353 whereas that against EBITDA is 19.026.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for JNPR is 0.95, which has changed by 0.18625557 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.24919295 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, JNPR has reached a high of $38.04, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $24.87. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.70%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 11.78%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, JNPR traded about 2.43M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, JNPR traded about 1559930 shares per day. A total of 324.99M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 320.98M. Insiders hold about 1.23% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 90.09% stake in the company. Shares short for JNPR as of 1718323200 were 11602215 with a Short Ratio of 4.77, compared to 1715731200 on 11320445. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 11602215 and a Short% of Float of 5.52.

Dividends & Splits

JNPR’s forward annual dividend rate is 0.88, up from 0.88 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.02383532The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.94. The current Payout Ratio is 92.46% for JNPR, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-06-03 with an ex-dividend date of 1717372800. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2000-06-16 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

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