Juniper Rises On Unusually High Volume (JNPR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 14.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up 94 cents (+4.4%) at $22.44 as of 3:46 p.m. ET.

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Juniper has a market cap of $10.97 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 8.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 59.1, 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 revenue growth, 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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