Shares of Juniper Networks Inc. JNPR inched 0.12% higher to $25.62 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.11% to 4,170.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.90% to 34,035.99. Juniper Networks Inc. closed $2.21 below its 52-week high ($27.83), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Cisco Systems Inc. CSCO rose 0.53% to $51.64, International Business Machines Corp. IBM fell 0.04% to $132.58, and Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson ADR ERIC rose 1.17% to $13.84. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.