Shares of Juniper Networks Inc. rose nearly 5% late Tuesday after the tech company reported adjusted first-quarter earnings and sales above Wall Street forecasts. Juniper said it earned $34.4 million, or 10 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with $109 million, or 28 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Adjusted for one-time items, Juniper earned $99.5 million, or 28 cents a share, compared with $178 million, or 46 cents a share, in the first quarter of 2017. Sales fell 11% to $1.08 billion, from $1.22 billion a year ago. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected adjusted earnings of 25 cents a share on sales of $1.05 billion. Juniper shares had ended the regular session up 0.6%.