Juniper Networks (JNPR) is Downgraded by Bernstein to Mkt Perform

Juniper Networks (JNPR) is Downgraded by Bernstein to Mkt Perform , according to the research report released to the investors. Earlier the firm had a rating of Outperform on the company shares. The shares recommendation by the Brokerage Firm was released on Jan-5-2016.

Juniper Networks, Inc. is up 6.34% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 25.52%.The company shares have rallied 23.43% from its 1 Year high price. On Nov 4, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $32.39 and the one year low was seen on Jan 16, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $29.23 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $27.93.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has lost 0.07% during the past week and dropped 7.38% in the last 4 weeks. The shares have outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.76% in the past week but underperformed the index by 5.22% in the last 4 weeks.

Shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down 0.11 points or 0.4% at $27.6 with 2,834,070 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $27.6, the shares hit an intraday low of $27.43 and an intraday high of $27.78 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $10,650 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 385,852,230 shares. The 52-week high of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) is $32.39 and the 52-week low is $21.24.

Currently the company Insiders own 3.3% of Juniper Networks, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -11.28% . Institutional Investors own 85.68% of Juniper Networks, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -26.09%. On a different note, The Company has disclosed insider buying and selling activities to the Securities Exchange, Sindhu Pradeep, director officer (EVP CTO) of Juniper Networks Inc, unloaded 40,800 shares at an average price of $30.65 on November 23, 2015. The total amount of the transaction was worth $1,250,520, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (Juniper Networks) designs, develops, and sells products and services that together provide its customers with network infrastructure. It operates in two segments: Infrastructure and Service Layer Technologies (SLT). The Companys Infrastructure segment primarily offers routing and switching products that are used to control and direct network traffic from the core, through the edge, aggregation, and the customer premise equipment level. Infrastructure products include its Internet protocol (IP) routing, carrier Ethernet routing portfolio, and Ethernet switching portfolio. Its SLT segment offers solutions that meet a range of its customers priorities, from protecting the users, applications and data on the network itself to providing network services across a distributed infrastructure. Effective September 13, 2013, Juniper Networks, Inc. acquired Contrail Networks Inc.