NYSE:JEC - Jacobs Engineering Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$73.72 -0.03 (-0.04 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$73.75
Today's Range$72.84 - $74.50
52-Week Range$55.17 - $82.24
Volume643,572 shs
Average Volume1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.29 billion
P/E Ratio16.49
Dividend Yield0.92%
Beta1.45
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services. The company's Aerospace, Technology, Environmental and Nuclear segment offers scientific, engineering, construction, nuclear, environmental, and technical support services to the aerospace, defense, technical, and automotive industries. Its Buildings, Infrastructure and Advanced Facilities segment develops/rehabilitates plans for highways, bridges, transit, tunnels, airports, railroads, intermodal facilities, and maritime or port projects; develops or rehabilitates critical water resource systems, water/wastewater conveyance systems, and flood defense projects; and provides engineering design, construction management, design build, and operations and maintenance. This segment also designs and constructs buildings; offers consulting, engineering, procurement, construction management, and delivery services for life sciences clients; and provides services relating to modular construction and other consulting and strategic planning services, as well as offers services in containment, barrier technology, locally controlled environments, building systems automation, off-the-site design, and fabrication of facility modules. The company's Energy, Chemicals and Resources segment offers services relating to onshore and offshore oil and gas production facilities, processing facilities, gathering systems, and transmission pipelines and terminals; feasibility/economic studies, technology evaluation, conceptual engineering, front end loading, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and commissioning services; and engineering, procurement, and construction solutions. This segment also provides services, such as manufacturing complex, expansions, modifications, and management of plant relocations; construction management and field construction services; and services to operate and maintain facilities. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering
SectorConstruction
CUSIP46981410
Phone214-583-8500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.98 billion
Cash Flow$5.7459 per share
Book Value$41.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees74,400
Market Cap$10.29 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's stock symbol?

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

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

Jacobs Engineering Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. This is an increase from Jacobs Engineering Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Dividend History.

How will Jacobs Engineering Group's stock buyback program work?

Jacobs Engineering Group announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, January 17th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 11.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The construction company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.09. The construction company earned $3.08 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.91 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a net margin of 1.96% and a return on equity of 10.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 72.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.77 earnings per share. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Earnings History.

When is Jacobs Engineering Group's next earnings date?

Jacobs Engineering Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

Jacobs Engineering Group updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.40-4.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.75.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

17 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Jacobs Engineering Group's shares. Their predictions range from $68.72 to $90.00. On average, they expect Jacobs Engineering Group's share price to reach $82.3371 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Jacobs Engineering Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Jacobs Engineering Group?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group.

Has Jacobs Engineering Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about JEC stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 7,218,704 shares, an increase of 41.6% from the February 15th total of 5,099,601 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,147,856 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 5.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Jacobs Engineering Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Jacobs Engineering Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Jacobs Engineering Group investors own include Fluor Co. (NEW) (FLR), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Visa (V).

Who are Jacobs Engineering Group's key executives?

Jacobs Engineering Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven J. Demetriou, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Berryman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Robert V. Pragada, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Terence D. Hagen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Joseph G. Mandel, Special Advisor to Chair & CEO (Age 59)

Who are Jacobs Engineering Group's major shareholders?

Jacobs Engineering Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Lunia Capital LP (7.12%), BlackRock Inc. (5.96%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (4.28%), FMR LLC (3.65%), CI Investments Inc. (3.05%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.49%). Company insiders that own Jacobs Engineering Group stock include Christopher MT Thompson, Joseph R Bronson, Michael R Tyler, Robert C Davidson Jr and Terence D Hagen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Jacobs Engineering Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Shellback Capital LP and Hsbc Holdings PLC. Company insiders that have sold Jacobs Engineering Group company stock in the last year include Michael R Tyler, Robert C Davidson Jr and Terence D Hagen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jacobs Engineering Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lunia Capital LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, CI Investments Inc., FMR LLC, AGF Investments Inc., Lodge Hill Capital LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank and Foresters Investment Management Company Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jacobs Engineering Group.

How do I buy shares of Jacobs Engineering Group?

Shares of JEC 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price today?

One share of JEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.72.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $10.29 billion and generates $14.98 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $163.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.47 on an earnings per share basis. Jacobs Engineering Group employs 74,400 workers across the globe.

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's official website?

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

How can I contact Jacobs Engineering Group?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE JEC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  427 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  433 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  860
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Jacobs Engineering Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JEC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JEC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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