less shares in the float is my first thought. Also, their CEO isn't a douche, putting his foot in it.
If it were me I would have given the following guidance " Given the struggling economies in the Eurozone, the soft economy in the US, and the political events its hard to predict if the growth in the internet bandwidth demand and cloud computing fast adoption will exceed the slowdowns we see."
Better contrasting growth with uncertainty.
One thing is for sure, $3 billion net cash per quarter and $48 billion cash this company ain't risky.
Come on, you were smart enough to find your way to this message board. Find your way to Key Statistics and note that JNPR has 500M shares outstanding, while CSCO has 5B. Don't short anything until you can determine the market value of a company.