Shares of Juniper Networks Inc. JNPR inched 0.91% higher to $25.56 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.93% to 4,173.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.93% to 34,137.31. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Juniper Networks Inc. closed $2.27 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 Wednesday, as Cisco Systems Inc. CSCO rose 0.27% to $51.93, International Business Machines Corp. IBM rose 3.90% to $143.55, and Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson ADR ERIC rose 5.91% to $14.34. Trading volume (2.5 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.