Shares of Juniper Networks Inc.
rallied 2.33% to $28.95 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Juniper Networks Inc. closed $0.82 short of its 52-week high ($29.77), which the company achieved on August 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Cisco Systems Inc.
rose 1.89% to $55.65, International Business Machines Corp.
rose 1.87% to $143.39, and Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson ADR
fell 0.17% to $12.10. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 763,594 below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.