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How Juniper Networks’ Performance Compares with Analyst Estimates

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Analyst recommendations

Of the 25 analysts covering Juniper Networks (JNPR), four have recommended a “buy,” two have recommended a “sell,” and 19 have recommended a “hold.” Analysts’ stock price target for Juniper is $27.53 with a median target estimate of $27.00. Juniper is trading at a premium of 8.8% to the median analyst estimate.

Juniper stock has risen 11% in the trailing 12-month period and 4.8% since the start of 2017. It rose more than 4% in 2016. The stock has risen 17.5% in the past month and 9.8% in the past five trading days.

Peers Nokia (NOK), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ericsson (ERIC), and FireEye (FEYE) have generated returns of 17.0%, 25.0%, 24.0%, and 8.0%, respectively, in the trailing 12-month period.

Juniper Networks is currently trading 24.0% below its 52-week low of $23.87 and 4.4% below its 52-week high of $30.96.

Moving average convergence divergence

Juniper Networks’ 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is 0.20. Because its MACD is positive, it suggests an upward trading pattern.

Juniper has a 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score of 87, which suggests that the stock is in overbought territory.

Moving averages

On November 29, 2017. Juniper closed the trading day at $29.61. Based on that price, the stock’s moving averages are as follows:

  • 8.6% above its 100-day moving average of $27.26
  • 11.6% above its 50-day moving average of $26.52
  • 13.5% above its 20-day moving average of $26.09

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