Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) is on recovery track with 22.5% gain from a 1-year low price of $22.4. The company lost -3.14% to attain the price of $27.44 on 8/10/2017. Throughout the recent session, the prices were hovering between $27.4 and $28.32. These shares are 14.14% off its target price of $31.32 and the current market capitalization stands at $10.56B. The recent change has given its price a -4.54% deficit over SMA 50 and -11.37% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -5.93% declines, -10.21% declines and 0.15% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found JNPR’s volatility during a week at 1.64% and during a month it has been found around 1.61%.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $10.24 billion or 86.6% in JNPR stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Capital Research Global Investors owns $1.09 billion in Juniper Networks, Inc., which represents roughly 10.31% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.63% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 36,120,137 shares of the stock are valued at $1.02 billion. The third largest holder is Capital World Investors, which currently holds $860.5 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 8.15% of its market capitalization.

Juniper Networks, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of Mar reporting period, 247 institutional holders increased their position in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) by some 52,901,731 shares, 201 decreased positions by 24,788,794 and 60 held positions by 283,718,081. That puts total institutional holdings at 361,408,606 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 60 new institutional investments totaling 4,549,181 shares while 41 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,343,721 shares.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Juniper Networks, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Corp VP Corp Controller & CAO SPIDELL TERRANCE F has sold 3,313 shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) in trading session dated Aug. 01, 2017. These shares are worth $91,737 and were traded at $27.69 each. The SEC filing shows that Molinaro Vincent performed a sale of 5,031 shares. The EVP Chief Customer Officer disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jul. 25, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $30 per share worth to an income of some $150,930 on account of Molinaro Vincent.

Corp VP Corp Controller & CAO, SPIDELL TERRANCE F, sold 10,600 common shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 25, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $29.47, raking in a sum of $312,382.

In the transaction dated May. 16, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; SINDHU PRADEEP disposed a total of 76,900 shares at an average price of $30.55, amounting to approximately $2,349,295. The insider now directly owns 3,899,090 shares worth $106,991,030.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), with 7 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 11 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 2 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.48 average brokerage recommendation.

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