Shares of Juniper Networks Inc. JNPR advanced 1.52% to $26.01 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Juniper Networks Inc. closed $1.82 below its 52-week high ($27.83), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Cisco Systems Inc. CSCO rose 2.25% to $52.80, International Business Machines Corp. IBM rose 0.76% to $133.59, and Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson ADR ERIC rose 1.52% to $14.05. Trading volume (5.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.