Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) and ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), both competing one another are Communication Equipment companies. We will contrast their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Juniper Networks Inc.||27||1.95||N/A||1.61||16.76|
Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Juniper Networks Inc. and ADTRAN Inc. ADTRAN Inc. is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Juniper Networks Inc. The company that Presently has a lower P/E ratio is considered the more affordable of the two businesses. Juniper Networks Inc. is trading at a lower P/E ratio than ADTRAN Inc., indicating that it is currently more affordable of the two stocks.
Table 2 shows the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of the two firms.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Juniper Networks Inc.||0.00%||12%||6.1%|
Volatility and Risk
Juniper Networks Inc.’s current beta is 0.92 and it happens to be 8.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, ADTRAN Inc. is 19.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 1.19 beta.
The Current Ratio of Juniper Networks Inc. is 2.9 while its Quick Ratio stands at 2.8. The Current Ratio of rival ADTRAN Inc. is 2.7 and its Quick Ratio is has 2. Juniper Networks Inc. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than ADTRAN Inc.
The table shown features the ratings and recommendations for Juniper Networks Inc. and ADTRAN Inc.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Juniper Networks Inc.||1||1||0||2.50|
Juniper Networks Inc. has a -1.34% downside potential and an average target price of $25.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
Institutional investors held 96% of Juniper Networks Inc. shares and 94.5% of ADTRAN Inc. shares. 0.2% are Juniper Networks Inc.’s share held by insiders. Competitively, insiders own roughly 0.1% of ADTRAN Inc.’s shares.
Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Juniper Networks Inc.||-0.48%||0.33%||-2.77%||4.61%||2.74%||0.41%|
For the past year Juniper Networks Inc. was less bullish than ADTRAN Inc.
Juniper Networks Inc. beats on 9 of the 11 factors ADTRAN Inc.
Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells network products and services worldwide. The company offers various routing products, such as ACX series universal access routers to deploy new high-bandwidth services; MX series Ethernet routers that functions as a universal edge platform; PTX series packet transport routers; cloud customer premises equipment; and NorthStar controllers. It also provides switching products, including EX series Ethernet switches to address the access, aggregation, and core layer switching requirements of micro branch, branch office, and campus and data center environments; QFX series of core, spine, and top-of-rack data center switches; and OCX1100, an open networking switch. In addition, the company offers security products comprising SRX series services gateways for the data centers; Branch SRX family that includes SRX300 Series and SRX1500, which provides integrated firewall capabilities; vSRX Virtual Firewall that delivers various features of physical firewalls; Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, a cloud-based service for static and dynamic analysis; and Spotlight Secure Threat Intelligence Platform, a threat intelligence platform that aggregates threat feeds from various sources. Further, it offers Junos OS, a network operating system; Junos Space, a network management platform for creating network management applications that include network director, services activation director, security director, edge services director, service now, and service insight; and Contrail networking and cloud platform solutions. Additionally, the company provides technical support and professional services, as well as education and training programs. It sells its products through direct sales, distributors, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners to end-users in the service provider and enterprise markets. Juniper Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
ADTRAN, Inc. provides networking and communications equipment worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Network Solutions and Services & Support. It offers access and aggregation solutions, including fiber to the premises and fiber to the node (FTTN) multi-service access nodes (MSAN); fiber aggregation and FTTN MSAN; fiber to the distribution point optical network units; optical line terminals; fiber access network elements; optical networking edge aggregation; and IP digital subscriber line access multiplexers. The companyÂ’s access and aggregation solutions also comprise cabinet and outside-plant enclosures and services; network management and cloud-based software platforms and applications; pluggable optical transceivers, cables, and other miscellaneous materials; and other products and services. In addition, it provides customer devices comprising broadband customer premise solutions, such as passive optical network and point-to-point Ethernet optical network terminals; radio frequency over glass micro nodes; residential and business gateways; Wi-Fi access points and related powering and switching infrastructure; enterprise session border controllers; carrier Ethernet services termination devices; VoIP media gateways; and other products and services. Further, the company offers time division multiplexed and asynchronous transfer mode based aggregation systems and customer devices; high bit-rate digital subscriber line, asymmetric digital subscriber line, and other technologies; and other products and services. Additionally, it provides planning, engineering, program management, maintenance, support, installation, commissioning, and implementation services, as well as cloud-based managed services. The company serves communications service providers, distributed enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses, public and private enterprises, and individual users. ADTRAN, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama.
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