Analyst’s Keeping an Eye on Juniper Networks, Inc.

Analysts weigh about how Juniper Networks, Inc. may lead to short term. Wall Street analysts have a less favorable assessment of the shares, with an average score of 2.7. The action is to buy 4 analysts, with 4 and 22 exceed expected rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means strong buy and 5 represents strong sales.


For the current quarter, analysts expect adjusted EPS 27.00 offer have a consensus estimate of $ 0.47 per share compared to $ 0.53 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $ 0.51 and a low estimate of $ 0.46. It expects revenue for the period to a total of almost $ 1.19b from $ 1.22 billion a year ago.

For the full year, predicts 27.00 Wall Street analysts the company would deliver a profit of $ 2.00 per share, the maximum estimate of $ 2.21 and a low estimate of $ 1.85. He reported earnings per share of $ 2.03 in the corresponding quarter last year. It expects revenue for the period to a total of nearly $ 4.86B versus 4.86B last year.

Analysts project the company will maintain the annual growth of about 12.98% percent over the next five years, compared to an average growth rate of 14.71% per cent expected by its competitors in the same industry.

Of the 22 analysts Data provided by Thomson / First Call tracks the average price target of 12 months is $ 26.50 for JNPR, but some analysts project the price to go as high as $ 36.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, which represents an increase of 55 percent the potential price of the last closing of $ 23.23. Some analysts sales, particularly pessimistic, called for $ 22.90 target price for shares of Juniper Networks, Inc.

In the recent results presented, the company reported earnings of $ 0.53 per share, while analysts call for a profit of $ 0.40 a share. It was a surprise profit of 32.50% percent. In terms of earnings surprises, the term Cucaracha effect is often involved. Cockroach market effect is a theory that suggests that when a company discloses bad news for the public, there may be many more related adverse events that have not yet been revealed. In the case of the surprises of benefits if a company suggests a negative surprise results means there is more to come.

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