Juniper Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (JNPR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $15.61, below its previous 52-week low of $15.82 with 183,036 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 10 million shares over the past 30 days.

Juniper has a market cap of $8.41 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 21.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4, above the average computer hardware industry P/E ratio of 26.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Juniper as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Juniper Ratings Report.

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