Juniper Networks, Inc. ( JNPR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 26, 2018. Shareholders who purchased JNPR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that JNPR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.71, the dividend yield is 2.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JNPR was $28.71, representing a -6.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.80 and a 21.6% increase over the 52 week low of $23.61.
JNPR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) and Arista Networks, Inc. ( ANET ). JNPR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.67. Zacks Investment Research reports JNPR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -23.53%, compared to an industry average of -1.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to JNPR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JNPR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares North American Tech-Multimedia Networking ETF ( IGN )
- First Trust Cloud Computing ETF ( SKYY )
- First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF ( CIBR )
- iShares Trust ( IYZ )
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of 1.88% over the last 100 days. IGN has the highest percent weighting of JNPR at 4.99%.
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