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Shares of Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) rallied 1.40% to $28.16 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Juniper Networks Inc. closed $1.61 short of its 52-week high ($29.77), which the company achieved on August 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) rose 2.11% to $56.69, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) rose 1.56% to $136.73, and Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson ADR (ERIC-B.SK) rose 2.62% to $11.37. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 23, 2021.
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September 23, 2021 17:03 ET (21:03 GMT)
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