Juniper April weekly volatility elevated into Q1 and outlook Juniper April weekly call option implied volatility is at 56, May is at 36, October is at 29; compared to its 26-week average of 35 according to Track Data, suggesting large near term price movement into the expected release of Q1 of April 22.
Juniper upgraded to Buy on new product cycles at BofA/Merrill As previously reported, BofA/Merrill upgraded Juniper to Buy from Neutral. The firm expects Juniper's new products and sequential growth in North American carrier spending to drive growth in core business lines. BofA/Merrill said Juniper's new products address recent weaknesses in security, switching, and routing and expects growth and operating margins to begin to stabilize. Price target raised to $34 from $27.