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Juniper Networks Q4 Earnings Outlook

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Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) announces its next round of earnings Tuesday. Here's Benzinga's advanced look at Juniper Networks's Q4 earnings report.

Earnings and Revenue

Juniper Networks earnings will be near 52 cents per share on sales of $1.23 billion, according to analysts.

Juniper Networks EPS in the same period a year ago totaled 66 cents per share. Revenue was $1.36 billion. The analyst consensus sales estimate would represent a 11.26 percent drop from the same quarter last year.

Here's how Juniper Networks' reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

 

Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017
EPS Estimate 0.55 0.54 0.42
EPS Actual 0.55 0.57 0.46

 

Q4 EPS Estimate: 52 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $1 billion

Stock Performance

As of Jan. 30, Juniper Networks's share price was $28.19. For a full 12 months, the return has risen by 1.7 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are probably relaxed going into this earnings release. Long-term shareholders are already enjoying 12-month gains prior to the announcement.

Analyst estimates are adjusted lower for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The most common rating by analysts on Juniper Networks stock is a Neutral. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.

Conference Call

The Juniper Networks's Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. ET and can be accessed here.

 

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