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Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) is due to report earnings after the closing bell on October 18, 2011.

Overview

JNPR trades an average of 11.3 million shares per day.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure to create environments for the deployment of services and applications over a single network. The company was founded in 1996, and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

52 Week High: $45.01

52 Week Low: $16.67

Book Value: $13.07

Float Short: 2.68%

On average, 14 analysts are expecting a drop of $-0.03 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.31. Investors will be looking to see a number north of $0.28 per share, based on the earnings estimates.

From a month ago, the stock has decreased in price -6.10%, with a one year change of -36.33%. Compared to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -42.53%. For the same fiscal period year-over-year, revenue has improved to $4.09 billion for 2010 vs. $3.32 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $618.40 million for 2010 vs. $117.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising, with an EBIT year-over-year of $767.58 million for 2010 vs. $310.70 million for 2009.

paid2trade.com revenue gross bar chart for JNPR

Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded).

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Jun-11 $ 1.15 B $ 1.12 B $ -33.49 M -2.9%
Mar-11 $ 1.10 B $ 1.10 B $ 5.66 M 0.52%
Dec-10 $ 1.12 B $ 1.19 B $ 66.00 M 5.87%
Sep-10 $ 1.02 B $ 1.01 B $ -12.15 M -1.19%
Jun-10 $ 953.85 M $ 978.30 M $ 24.45 M 2.56%

M = millions, B = billions

Differences are rounded. (Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS)

Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.

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Source: Earnings Preview: Juniper Networks, Inc. Reports 3Q Results Tuesday