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Analysts Offer Insights on Technology Companies: Juniper Networks (JNPR), Microsoft (MSFT) and Texas Instruments (TXN)

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Technology sector as 3 analysts just weighed in on Juniper Networks (JNPRResearch Report), Microsoft (MSFTResearch Report) and Texas Instruments (TXNResearch Report) with bullish sentiments.

Juniper Networks (JNPR)

In a report released yesterday, George Notter from Jefferies maintained a Buy rating on Juniper Networks, with a price target of $42.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $28.07, close to its 52-week low of $26.12.

According to TipRanks.com, Notter is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.0% and a 59.7% success rate. Notter covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Comtech Telecommunications, Motorola Solutions, and CommScope Holding.

Juniper Networks has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $33.92, representing a 19.4% upside. In a report issued on July 14, J.P. Morgan also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $36.00 price target.

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Microsoft (MSFT)

Jefferies analyst Brent Thill maintained a Buy rating on Microsoft today and set a price target of $320.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $251.90, close to its 52-week low of $241.51.

According to TipRanks.com, Thill has currently 0 stars on a ranking scale of 0-5 stars, with an average return of -11.5% and a 25.1% success rate. Thill covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Instructure Holdings, IAC/InteractiveCorp., and Procore Technologies.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Microsoft with a $332.88 average price target, representing a 28.1% upside. In a report issued on July 12, Morgan Stanley also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $354.00 price target.

Texas Instruments (TXN)

Jefferies analyst Mark Lipacis maintained a Buy rating on Texas Instruments today and set a price target of $191.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $160.84.

According to TipRanks.com, Lipacis is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 27.7% and a 66.7% success rate. Lipacis covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Advanced Micro Devices, and Smart Global Holdings.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Texas Instruments is a Hold with an average price target of $178.13, representing an 8.5% upside. In a report issued on July 21, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $200.00 price target.

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