JNPR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    March 6, 2014
    e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  2. The Market's Panic On Cisco Seems Overdone

    August 15, 2013
    The Street seems set to dump Cisco shares, but the underlying value looks pretty solid.
  3. Cisco Router Selected by OVH.com - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Cisco Systems Inc. has been selected by privately- owned web hosting provider, OVH.com to provide its Aggregation Services ...
  4. Cisco Completes JouleX Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Cisco Systems Inc. completed the acquisition of IT energy management solution provider JouleX for $107 million
  5. Juniper Solutions for Lotus F1 Team - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Juniper Networks Inc. recently announced that its networking solutions have been adopted by a renowned car racing team, Lotus ...
  6. Cisco to Acquire Composite Software - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Cisco Systems Inc. recently completed its acquisition of data-virtualization start-up Composite Software for $180 million ...
  7. Could Alcatel-Lucent's Restructuring Boost Ericsson Further?

    June 21, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent's latest restructuring plan could ultimately boost the fortunes of rival Ericsson
  8. Will A New Alcatel-Lucent Plan Lead To Better Results?

    June 19, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent's new plan sounds good, but the planning will be the easy part.
  9. Brocade's Uncertain New Direction

    May 17, 2013
    Brocade badly needs to prove that it can grow again.
  10. Cisco Comes Through, But Times Are Still Tough

    May 16, 2013
    Cisco comes through with a quarter that should calm tech investors.
  11. After The Hurricane, Is It Safe To Visit Aruba Networks?

    May 9, 2013
    After a big quarterly miss, can investors afford to trust the long-term opportunity at Aruba?
  12. Alcatel-Lucent Looking At A Long Road, But Not Starting From ...

    April 29, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent has a long road back, but the IP keeps the company in the game.
  13. F5 Networks Expands in SDN Market - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) recently announced the acquisition of a privately-held networking services provider, LineRate Systems, ...
  14. Alcatel Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) reported net loss from continuing operations of 80 cents per ADS in the fourth quarter of 2012, worse ...
  15. Snap-on Outperforms Estimate - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Snap-on Incorporated (SNA) announced fourth-quarter 2012 results before the market opened today, reporting earnings per share ...
  16. Snap On: Will It Beat? - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Snap On Tools Inc. (SNA) is set to report its fourth quarter 2012 results on Feb 7. Last quarter, it posted a 2.4% earnings ...
  17. Emerson's Q1 Meets Estimate - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Emerson Electric Company (EMR) announced first-quarter 2013 results before the market opened today, reporting earnings per ...
  18. Tellabs Beats on Bottom Line - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Tellabs Inc. (TLAB) reported fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding special items) earnings per share of one cent, beating ...
  19. Modest 4Q for Ericsson - Analyst Blog

    January 31, 2013
    LM Ericsson Telephone Company (ERIC) reported a Non-IFRS loss (excluding the gains from Sony Ericsson) of 21 cents per share ...
  20. Broadcom Breezes Past Estimate - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Broadcom Corp. (BRCM) reported GAAP net income of $ 251 million or 43 cents per share versus a net income of $254 million ...
  21. Check Point Beats Estimate in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.(CHKP) reported fourth quarter 2012 with adjusted earnings of 85 cents per share beating ...
  22. F5 Misses by a Penny in 1Q - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) delivered first quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 88 cents, which missed the Zacks ...
  23. Intel Excited to Show Earnings Beat - Analyst Blog

    January 17, 2013
    Well, if you waited until after normal Thursday trading to catch Intel Corp's (INTC) Q4 earnings report, you missed it. The ...
  24. Cisco to Purchase BroadHop - Analyst Blog

    December 27, 2012
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) announced its intention to buy a Denver-based policy management solutions provider BroadHop Inc., ...
  25. Cisco Closes Meraki Buyout - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) recently completed its acquisition of privately-held Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion in cash. The ...
  26. Cisco Closes Cariden Buyout - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2012
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) recently completed its acquisition of privately-held Cariden Technologies. The company spent $141 ...
  27. The Street Seems All In On Ciena's Recovery

    December 14, 2012
    Ciena disappoints again, but investors don't seem to mind.
  28. Juniper Wins New Deal - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    More deals are flowing for the networking company Juniper Networks (JNPR). Recently, Availity has opted for Juniper's data ...
  29. Juniper to Buy Contrail Systems - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    Networking company Juniper Inc. (JNPR) recently announced the signing of an agreement to acquire software-based networking ...
  30. Is Alcatel-Lucent Playing Its Last Cards?

    December 12, 2012
    Alcatel's patents are valuable, but maybe the last asset of real value left.
  31. Cisco to Purchase Cariden for $141M - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) recently announced its plan to buy privately-held Cariden Technologies, Inc. for $141 million in ...
  32. Can Brocade Get Any Benefit Of The Doubt?

    November 20, 2012
    Brocade's execution has improved, but the valuation has not. And despite its sustained long-term revenue growth, the company ...
  33. Cisco to Purchase Meraki for $1.2B - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) recently announced its plan to buy privately-held Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion in cash. The acquisition ...
  34. Cisco Making The Best Of A Tough Environment

    November 15, 2012
    Cisco delivers a solid quarter in a soft market. Nevertheless, its overall growth story hasn't changed much.
  35. Earnings Preview: Cisco Systems - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is scheduled to announce its first quarter fiscal 2013 results after the closing bell on November ...
  36. F5 Posts Weak 4Q, View Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) delivered fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 87 cents, which missed the Zacks ...
  37. Juniper Beats 3Q Ests, View Cautious - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 14 cents in the third quarter of 2012, above the ...
  38. Check Point Lags Ests, Shares Slump - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) exited third quarter 2012 with adjusted earnings of 73 cents per share, matching ...
  39. Is Telecom The Next Squabbling Ground For The U.S. And China?

    October 9, 2012
    Are the U.S. government's worries about security fair or just a way of stirring up the voters?
  40. Stock Market News for September 13, 2012 - Market News

    September 13, 2012
    Markets got an initial upward push after a German court allowed the nation to ratify the Euro region's rescue fund. However, ...
  41. For Palo Alto Networks, Valuation Is Secondary Today

    September 11, 2012
    Palo Alto is a great growth story in security, but valuation is already steep.
  42. Cisco Systems Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    Recently, Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), the leading provider of IP-based networking and other products, reported its fourth ...
  43. Stock Market News for August 22, 2012 - Market News

    August 22, 2012
    Markets lost out on their initial gains and the S&P 500 dropped from its four-year high as investors chose to book profits ...
  44. Turnover At Top Could Mean Fresh Start For Brocade

    August 20, 2012
    New leadership may be the catalyst Brocade needs.
  45. Good 3Q, F5 Shares Slump on Outlook - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) delivered third quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 92 cents, inching past the Zacks ...
  46. Adtran And Its Peers Are Back To "Show Me" Status

    July 12, 2012
    Adtran continues to stagnate with weak carrier spending. I'd be seriously tempted to wait before buying these shares, but ...
  47. It's Volatile, But Materion Is Worth A Look

    June 27, 2012
    Materion isn't going to make much sense as an investment unless investors believe that demand for telecom equipment, consumer ...
  48. Equinix Extends Data Center Presence - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    Equinix Inc. (EQIX) recently announced the expansion of its second International Business Exchange (IBX) in Singapore. This ...
  49. Ingram Expands Digital Signage - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2012
    Ingram Micro Inc. (IM) adds to its portfolio every now and then. After announcing a bunch of cloud offerings last week, the ...
  50. Eurozone Unsettled Through This Week - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Yields on Spanish government bonds are up again today, reflecting continued anxieties about that country despite the strong ...
  51. Ahead of Wall Street - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - Ahead of Wall ...

    June 12, 2012
    Tuesday, June 12, 2012   Yields on Spanish government bonds are up again today, reflecting continued anxieties about ...
  52. Ingram Floats More Cloud - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Having witnessed the soaring demand for cloud computing and eagerness to transform into cloud infrastructure, Ingram Micro ...
  53. Brocade's Ducks Still Not Queued Up

    May 24, 2012
    Brocade's ethernet problems continue to weigh heavily on the stock.
  54. Acme Packet Another Company Waiting On The Carrier Revival

    May 7, 2012
    Acme Packet is suffering today, but this will be a great stock to own if/when the carrier spending rebound materializes and ...
  55. II-VI Still Taking Five

    April 30, 2012
    II-VI is struggling to grow, as multiple external factors are hitting the business, including tellurium pricing and the health ...
  56. Check Point Takes A Hard Crosscheck

    April 25, 2012
    Check Point's first quarter results weren't terrible, but expectations (and worries) have started to catch up with the price.
  57. 4 Stocks Susceptible to Earnings Shocks

    April 24, 2012
    Ominous technical signals seen in these four stocks serve as potential red flags that the companies’ upcoming earnings ...
  58. F5 Networks Becoming A Multi-Market Threat

    April 20, 2012
    F5 didn't blow the doors off, but good enough is good enough for now.
  59. Adtran Looks Cheap … But Is It Safe?

    April 13, 2012
    Adtran is still suffering from low spending at major telecoms.
  60. 3 Little-Known Techs in Rally Mode

    February 24, 2012
    Big techs often grab the lion’s share of headlines, along with institutional investment. However, retail investors ...
  61. Cisco Sees Better Margins, Small Growth

    February 13, 2012
    Cisco's margins are better, but the computer networking giant is expected to see low growth for the forseeable future.
  62. Nokia Still Has Miles To Go

    January 27, 2012
    Nokia rallies on less-terrible results.
  63. Check Point Looks To A New Model For Familiar Success

    January 19, 2012
    Check Point is an IT security company that keeps evolving and has a history of good returns.
  64. Cisco Not Dead Yet

    January 13, 2012
    Cisco is another once-great tech stock left for dead.
  65. 2011 In Review - The Year In Growth Technology

    December 26, 2011
    Growth technology had a rough year in 2011.
  66. Altera And Texas Instruments - One Last Cut Before The Rebound?

    December 12, 2011
    A new round of warnings suggest a bottoming-out in the chip sector.
  67. Aruba Still A Growth Story In A Growth Market

    November 23, 2011
    Aruba continues to post strong growth and share gains in an attractive IT market.
  68. Brocade Has More To Prove

    November 23, 2011
    Brocade took a step forward, but it's just one step.
  69. When Networking Pays

    November 17, 2011
    Here is one stock that has seen its share of ups and downs, but has never stopped innovating and adapting, writes Jim Fink ...
  70. Cisco Dunks … On The Kiddie Hoop

    November 11, 2011
    Cisco has pleased the Street, but expectations were quite low.
  71. Cavium Should Be Bottoming Out

    November 1, 2011
    Cavium's going through a customer inventory transition, but the growth story should come back soon.
  72. Beware Of The Undertow At Riverbed

    October 24, 2011
    Riverbed had a good quarter, but this strength may not be sustainable. Investors should be cautious.
  73. Aruba Still Wired On Growth

    August 30, 2011
    Aruba is well-positioned in one of the strongest growth markets in tech.
  74. July's S&P 500 Winners and Losers

    August 4, 2011
    See the best and worst performing S&P 500 stocks from July 2011.
  75. Cisco Waves A White Flag

    July 21, 2011
    Cisco's layoffs are not going to fix what really ails the company.
  76. Check Point Looks To Manage Its Own Threats

    July 20, 2011
    Check Point has to prove it can maintain growth and margins to support its present valuation.
  77. Is Tech Sending A Gloomy Message?

    July 11, 2011
    News from the tech sector suggests the economy is getting weaker.
  78. S&P 500 Losers - Q2 2011

    July 4, 2011
    Tech stocks dominated the list of the worst performers on the Standard and Poor's 500 index during the second quarter of ...
  79. Cisco - Value Trap Or Great Value?

    June 21, 2011
    Cisco has been crushed by the market as the company's growth prospects have weakened over the last few quarters.
  80. Cisco Looks To Get Competitive

    June 14, 2011
    What's it going to take for the former networking icon to get back on track?
  81. Guidance Sours High-Flying Aruba

    May 26, 2011
    Aruba is clearly a hot growth idea, but may be a relative value among its peers.
  82. Brocade Moves Two Steps Forward, One And A Half Back

    May 26, 2011
    Brocade has potential, but will have to execute before investors buy in.
  83. Cisco: No Growth Today, Try Again Tomorrow

    May 16, 2011
    Cisco is struggling, but the current valuation suggests things will never get better.
  84. F5 - Is This The End Of The Beginning Or The Beginning Of The ...

    April 25, 2011
    F5 needs to convince investors that it can still produce outstanding growth, to justify its multiple.
  85. Cisco's Painful Transition

    February 14, 2011
    Cisco is going through a painful deceleration, but investors have already priced in a head-on crash.
  86. Riverbed Far From Dragging The Bottom

    January 31, 2011
    Riverbed didn't have a high-quality quarter, but the company continues to take share from its rivals.
  87. F5 - Suddenly Valuation Matters Again

    January 21, 2011
    F5 is a fine company, but an excessive valuation will now come back to haunt it.
  88. Cisco's Head Cold Isn't A Tech Plague

    November 15, 2010
    Cisco may have issues, but its problems are not indicative of the broader networking sector.
  89. What Was Cisco Thinking?

    March 11, 2010
    Cisco's much-lauded unveiling of its new 100G router was a bust all around, particularly for investors. Here's why.
  90. Recent Results Tarnish Brocade's Takeover Luster

    February 24, 2010
    Though the network hardware space is white hot, Brocade is not looking like a takeover target.
  91. Alcatel-Lucent Has Room To Grow

    August 27, 2009
    Even after a healthy run-up in the stock, Alcatel-Lucent remains a compelling opportunity.
  92. Do Buy Ratings Mean Cisco's a Sell?

    August 5, 2009
    A rebound in sales is now baked in to Cisco's stock price.
  93. Server War Fuels Acquisition Speculation

    May 26, 2009
    Brocade is winning shares in the fast-growing server market and with personal computers sales struggling, that makes it a ...
  94. Solid Cisco Should Emerge Strong

    February 9, 2009
    Networking industry titan stands tall ahead of a turnaround.
  95. Gloomy Outlook Holds Back Cisco

    May 8, 2008
    Cisco beat expectations yet again, but conservative guidance held down the stock. Caution was the smart move however.
  96. For Your Viewing Pleasure

    June 21, 2007
    Internet-based television looks to be the future, but is it ready for prime time?
  97. No Old Glory For Nortel (NT)

    July 11, 2006
    It’s going to take some time to right this badly battered stock.
  98. Insider Activity Analysis

    July 7, 2006
    Insider trading activity is a good place to start your analysis.
  99. The Only Sector That Matters - Part 1

    October 12, 2005
    Sectors? What sectors? In this must-read piece Investopedia Advisor contributing editor David Harper argues, at times, conventional ...
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