Instinet Cuts Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Stock To a Neutral Rating

October 13, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

 Instinet Cuts Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Stock To a Neutral Rating

Investors sentiment increased to 2.27 in 2017 Q2. Its up 1.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold Juniper Networks, Inc. shares while 100 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 182 raised stakes. 336.77 million shares or 0.08% less from 337.05 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Tiaa Cref Mgmt Limited Co invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Trilogy Glob Advisors Lp accumulated 1.47M shares or 1.37% of the stock. 19,066 were reported by Parallax Volatility Advisers L P. Advantus, a Minnesota-based fund reported 38,450 shares. Private Advisor Limited Co has 0.01% invested in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Bowling Port Lc invested in 126,171 shares or 0.52% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability owns 1.13M shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Veritable Limited Partnership reported 8,682 shares. Kbc Gp Nv reported 110,090 shares. Zweig reported 0.02% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Cibc Ww Markets Inc owns 43,468 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Paloma Partners Management accumulated 106,837 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Nationwide Fund owns 451,749 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Invesco Ltd has 13.89M shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Andra Ap reported 0.07% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR).

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $39.79 million activity. Shares for $2.35M were sold by SINDHU PRADEEP on Friday, May 5. Molinaro Vincent sold $137,910 worth of stock or 4,597 shares. 10,700 shares were sold by rahim rami, worth $327,796 on Thursday, May 11. Shares for $303,863 were sold by STENSRUD WILLIAM on Friday, May 5. Another trade for 10,600 shares valued at $312,382 was made by SPIDELL TERRANCE F on Thursday, May 25. JOHNSON MERCEDES sold $754,968 worth of stock. KRIENS SCOTT sold 1.00M shares worth $30.09M.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Receives a Downgrade

Instinet downgraded shares of Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) stock from a Buy rating to a Neutral rating in a research report shared with investors and clients on Thursday, 12 October.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.27 in 2017 Q2. Its up 1.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold Juniper Networks, Inc. shares while 100 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 182 raised stakes. 336.77 million shares or 0.08% less from 337.05 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Tiaa Cref Mgmt Limited Co invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Trilogy Glob Advisors Lp accumulated 1.47M shares or 1.37% of the stock. 19,066 were reported by Parallax Volatility Advisers L P. Advantus, a Minnesota-based fund reported 38,450 shares. Private Advisor Limited Co has 0.01% invested in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Bowling Port Lc invested in 126,171 shares or 0.52% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability owns 1.13M shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Veritable Limited Partnership reported 8,682 shares. Kbc Gp Nv reported 110,090 shares. Zweig reported 0.02% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Cibc Ww Markets Inc owns 43,468 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Paloma Partners Management accumulated 106,837 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Nationwide Fund owns 451,749 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Invesco Ltd has 13.89M shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Andra Ap reported 0.07% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR).

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $39.79 million activity. Shares for $2.35M were sold by SINDHU PRADEEP on Friday, May 5. Molinaro Vincent sold $137,910 worth of stock or 4,597 shares. 10,700 shares were sold by rahim rami, worth $327,796 on Thursday, May 11. Shares for $303,863 were sold by STENSRUD WILLIAM on Friday, May 5. Another trade for 10,600 shares valued at $312,382 was made by SPIDELL TERRANCE F on Thursday, May 25. JOHNSON MERCEDES sold $754,968 worth of stock. KRIENS SCOTT sold 1.00M shares worth $30.09M.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) Ratings Coverage

Among 29 analysts covering Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Juniper Networks Inc. has $3800 highest and $22 lowest target. $30.88’s average target is 19.64% above currents $25.81 stock price. Juniper Networks Inc. had 69 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, May 23 by William Blair. Raymond James maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Saturday, September 5 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Oppenheimer downgraded the shares of JNPR in report on Tuesday, January 5 to “Perform” rating. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was upgraded by Bernstein. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 23. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 12 by Nomura. RBC Capital Markets maintained Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) rating on Wednesday, September 6. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $30.0 target. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 1.

The stock increased 1.37% or $0.35 on October 13, reaching $25.81. About 6.02 million shares traded or 34.68% up from the average. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has risen 32.01% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.31% the S&P500.

Investors wait Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) to report on October, 24. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.48 earnings per share, up $0.01 or 2.13 % from last year’s $0.47 same quarter earnings. This translates into $182.56M profit for JNPR giving the stock a 13.45 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.48 EPS is accurate. Juniper Networks, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see -2.04 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.49 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops and sells services and products for high-performance networks to enable clients to build networks for their businesses. The company has market cap of $9.82 billion. The Firm sells its products in over 100 countries in three geographic regions: Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. It has a 15.34 P/E ratio. The Firm sells its high-performance network products and service offerings across routing, switching and security.

More notable recent Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) news were published by: Marketwired.com which released: “Finjan Files a Complaint Against Juniper Networks for Patent Infringement in …” on October 02, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Juniper Lowers Q3 Earnings & Revenue Estimates, Shares Fall” published on October 12, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: “Juniper Networks shares fall after profit, revenue warning” on October 11, 2017. More interesting news about Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Relative Strength Alert For Juniper Networks” published on October 12, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “3 Stocks to Watch on Thursday: Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (HAWK), J.Jill …” with publication date: October 12, 2017.

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