Two Stocks in Focus: Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR), Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH)

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Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company’s purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks’ portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world’s most demanding networks. Juniper Networks, the Juniper Networks logo, NetScreen, NetScreen Technologies, the NetScreen logo, NetScreen-Global Pro, ScreenOS, and GigaScreen are registered trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)‘s Financial Overview

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) declined -0.82% yesterday to close its trading session at $24.05. The company has 1 year Price Target of $26.43. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 4.78 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $9.27 Billion.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -6.01 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -12.01 percent. Juniper Networks, Inc. has P/S value of 1.84 while its P/B value stands at 1.91. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 3.1 percent, Return on Equity of 6.1 percent and Return on Investment of 9.3 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 61.1 percent and 16.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Juniper Networks Inc have a median target of 26.00, with a high estimate of 34.00 and a low estimate of 20.00. The median estimate represents a +8.11% increase from the last price of 24.05.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH)

Platform Specialty Products Corporation is a producer of high technology specialty chemical products as well as technical services. The company serves electronics, metal and plastic plating, graphic arts, and offshore oil production and drilling industries. Platform Specialty Products Corporation is headquartered in Miami, United States.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH)‘s Financial Outlook

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Platform Specialty Products Corp have a median target of 15.00, with a high estimate of 16.00 and a low estimate of 12.00. The median estimate represents a +56.41% increase from the last price of 9.59.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Platform Specialty Products Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.67. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-0.83% and closed its last trading session at $9.59. The company has the market capitalization of $2.8 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 4.78 Million shares. The company has a total of 292.17 Million shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of -3.33 percent. Beta for Platform Specialty Products Corporation stands at 3.01 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.33. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.86%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.31%.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -9.07%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -14.91%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -2.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -10.4 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2% with Gross margin of 42.1 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 5.9% and -7.8% respectively.

 

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