Juniper Networks Inc

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JNPR : NYSE : Technology
$23.23 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 3,181,600
08/30/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


JUNIPER NETWORKS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. JUNIPER NETWORKS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.96 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.08% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1221.31222.2
EBITDA ($mil)257.8282.7
EBIT ($mil)206.2241.2
Net Income ($mil)140.0158.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2344.01848.0
Total Assets ($mil)9062.88282.8
Total Debt ($mil)2132.51948.6
Equity ($mil)4676.24247.9


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin66.0667.26
EBITDA Margin21.123.13
Operating Margin16.8819.73
Sales Turnover0.540.55
Return on Assets6.91-5.16
Return on Equity13.4-10.07
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.181.55
Debt/Capital0.310.31
Interest Expense25.022.3
Interest Coverage8.2510.82


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)382.8384.3
Div / share0.10.1
EPS0.360.4
Book value / share12.2211.05
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3138322.05267258.0

Valuation


BUY. JUNIPER NETWORKS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 28.55 for the Communications Equipment industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.92 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.33. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, JUNIPER NETWORKS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
JNPR 14.53 Peers 28.55   JNPR 9.57 Peers 12.31

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

JNPR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

JNPR is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
JNPR 10.83 Peers 19.61   JNPR 0.58 Peers 1.03

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

JNPR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

JNPR trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
JNPR 1.92 Peers 3.33   JNPR 262.62 Peers 19.83

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

JNPR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

JNPR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
JNPR 1.83 Peers 3.22   JNPR 8.19 Peers 12.12

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

JNPR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

JNPR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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