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NYSE:JJacobs Engineering Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.54 (-1.85 %)
(As of 04/8/2020 03:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $81.88
50-Day Range
MA: $87.11
52-Week Range
Now: $81.88
Volume776,812 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.89 billion
P/E Ratio11.44
Dividend Yield0.91%
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. engages in the provision of a diverse range of technical, professional, and construction services to industrial, commercial, and governmental clients. Jacobs provides professional services through two lines of businesses: Critical Mission Solutions, and People and Places Solutions. Though the Critical Mission Solutions business, it provides cyber security, data analytics, software application development, enterprise and mission IT, systems integration and other technical consulting solutions to government agencies as well as selective aerospace, automotive and telecom customers. Its representative clients include national government departments/agencies in the US, Europe, United Kingdom, Australia, and Asia; state and local departments of transportation within the US; and private industry firms. The People and Places Solutions business provides end-to-end solutions for clients projects which includes connected mobility, water, smart cities, advanced manufacturing or the environment. Its clients include national, state and local government in the U.S., Europe, U.K., Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, as well as the private sector throughout the world. The company was founded by Joseph J. Jacobs in 1947 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.88 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.74 billion
Cash Flow$6.68 per share
Book Value$42.57 per share


Net Income$847.98 million


Market Cap$10.89 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Jacobs Engineering's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Jacobs Engineering's stock was trading at $88.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, J stock has decreased by 7.0% and is now trading at $81.88. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Jacobs Engineering?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Jacobs Engineering.

When is Jacobs Engineering's next earnings date?

Jacobs Engineering is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Jacobs Engineering.

How were Jacobs Engineering's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.01. The business earned $3.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.32 billion. Jacobs Engineering had a net margin of 7.54% and a return on equity of 12.29%. View Jacobs Engineering's earnings history.

How often does Jacobs Engineering pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Jacobs Engineering?

Jacobs Engineering declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 16th. Investors of record on Friday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. This is a positive change from Jacobs Engineering's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View Jacobs Engineering's dividend history.

What guidance has Jacobs Engineering issued on next quarter's earnings?

Jacobs Engineering updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of 5.30-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.55.

What price target have analysts set for J?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Jacobs Engineering's shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate Jacobs Engineering's share price to reach $104.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Jacobs Engineering.

Has Jacobs Engineering been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about J stock has been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutJacobs Engineering.

Are investors shorting Jacobs Engineering?

Jacobs Engineering saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,481,300 shares, an increase of 15.3% from the February 27th total of 3,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Jacobs Engineering's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Jacobs Engineering's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Jacobs Engineering own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Jacobs Engineering investors own include Brigham Minerals (MNRL), Adobe (ADBE), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cronos Group (CRON), Guardant Health (GH), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX) and Okta (OKTA).

What is Jacobs Engineering's stock symbol?

Jacobs Engineering trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "J."

How do I buy shares of Jacobs Engineering?

Shares of J can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Jacobs Engineering's stock price today?

One share of J stock can currently be purchased for approximately $81.88.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering?

Jacobs Engineering has a market capitalization of $10.89 billion and generates $12.74 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $847.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.05 on an earnings per share basis. Jacobs Engineering employs 48,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about Jacobs Engineering.

What is Jacobs Engineering's official website?

The official website for Jacobs Engineering is http://www.jacobs.com/.

How can I contact Jacobs Engineering?

Jacobs Engineering's mailing address is 1999 Bryan Street Suite 1200, Dallas TX, 75201. The company can be reached via phone at 214-583-8500.

This page was last updated on 4/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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