Key Professional Analysts at UBS Kept their ‘”Neutral”’ rating for Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Shares Today. Their Price Target is Set to $28

October 13, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 Key Professional Analysts at UBS Kept their ‘

Investors sentiment increased to 2.27 in Q2 2017. Its up 1.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. It increased, 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.

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Limited Liability Com holds 53,100 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 703,137 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Jefferies Gru Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Engineers Gate Manager Lp stated it has 0.48% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Metropolitan Life Insurance Comm New York owns 183,866 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 6,322 were reported by Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 6,500 shares stake. Tfs Ltd Liability Company holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) for 14,946 shares. Cibc Asset reported 43,173 shares. Regentatlantic Cap Limited Liability Company holds 11,304 shares. Bankshares Of Hawaii reported 12,420 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Boothbay Fund Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 8,379 shares. Ig Inv Management Limited reported 49,000 shares. National Pension Ser reported 0% stake. Voloridge Invest Management, a Florida-based fund reported 404,128 shares.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $39.79 million activity. 2,471 shares were sold by SPIDELL TERRANCE F, worth $73,265 on Friday, April 28. Molinaro Vincent sold $137,910 worth of stock. SINDHU PRADEEP sold $2.35 million worth of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) on Tuesday, May 16. rahim rami sold $327,796 worth of stock. 1.00 million shares valued at $30.09 million were sold by KRIENS SCOTT on Friday, April 28. CALDERONI ROBERT sold $752,413 worth of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) on Friday, April 28. The insider JOHNSON MERCEDES sold $754,968.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Rating Reaffirmed

UBS now has a $28 price target on the $9.82 billion market cap company or 8.61 % upside potential. In a note issued to investors and clients on Thursday morning, Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) shares have had their “Neutral” Rating reaffirmed by professional analysts at UBS.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.27 in Q2 2017. Its up 1.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. It increased, 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.

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Limited Liability Com holds 53,100 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 703,137 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Jefferies Gru Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Engineers Gate Manager Lp stated it has 0.48% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Metropolitan Life Insurance Comm New York owns 183,866 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 6,322 were reported by Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 6,500 shares stake. Tfs Ltd Liability Company holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) for 14,946 shares. Cibc Asset reported 43,173 shares. Regentatlantic Cap Limited Liability Company holds 11,304 shares. Bankshares Of Hawaii reported 12,420 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Boothbay Fund Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 8,379 shares. Ig Inv Management Limited reported 49,000 shares. National Pension Ser reported 0% stake. Voloridge Invest Management, a Florida-based fund reported 404,128 shares.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $39.79 million activity. 2,471 shares were sold by SPIDELL TERRANCE F, worth $73,265 on Friday, April 28. Molinaro Vincent sold $137,910 worth of stock. SINDHU PRADEEP sold $2.35 million worth of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) on Tuesday, May 16. rahim rami sold $327,796 worth of stock. 1.00 million shares valued at $30.09 million were sold by KRIENS SCOTT on Friday, April 28. CALDERONI ROBERT sold $752,413 worth of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) on Friday, April 28. The insider JOHNSON MERCEDES sold $754,968.

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 19.78% above currents $25.78 stock price. Juniper Networks Inc. had 69 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of JNPR in report on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has “Neutral” rating by M Partners given on Friday, July 24. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research given on Monday, January 18. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, October 23 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, September 21 with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein on Friday, January 29 to “Outperform”.

About 7.98 million shares traded or 78.52% 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.

Wall Street await Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) to release earnings on October, 24. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.48, up exactly $0.01 or 2.13 % from 2014’s $0.47 EPS. The expected JNPR’s profit could reach $182.84 million giving the stock 13.43 P/E in the case that $0.48 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.49 EPS for the previous quarter, Juniper Networks, Inc.’s analysts now forecast -2.04 % negative EPS growth.

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

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