Log in

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

$88.09
+0.96 (+1.10 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$87.26
Now: $88.09
$88.33
50-Day Range
$85.02
MA: $92.42
$97.32
52-Week Range
$55.17
Now: $88.09
$98.08
Volume1.72 million shs
Average Volume1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.74 billion
P/E Ratio17.44
Dividend Yield0.80%
Beta1.35
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. Read More…

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

Profitability

Net Income$847.98 million

Miscellaneous

Employees48,000
Market Cap$11.74 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Receive JEC News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for JEC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.


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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 19th. Investors of record on Friday, October 4th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Dividend History.

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

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

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 25th. The construction company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.32 by $0.16. The construction company had revenue of $3.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.29 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a return on equity of 11.42% and a net margin of 6.66%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 13.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.31 EPS. 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 Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Jacobs Engineering Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Jacobs Engineering Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.72 to $110.00. On average, they expect Jacobs Engineering Group's share price to reach $93.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group in the last year. There are currently 12 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?

Media headlines about JEC stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Jacobs Engineering Group.

Are investors shorting Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,500,000 shares, a drop of 15.3% from the November 14th total of 2,950,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,020,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), KBR (KBR), John Wood Group (WG), Alibaba Group (BABA), Foster Wheeler (FWLT), Air Products & Chemicals (APD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Visa (V), Home Depot (HD) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (6.86%), Select Equity Group L.P. (4.12%), Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.64%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.26%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.24%). 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 major investors are selling Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Strs Ohio, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., SG Americas Securities LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Jacobs Engineering Group company stock in the last year include Joseph R Bronson, Michael R Tyler and Terence D Hagen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jacobs Engineering Group.

Which major investors are buying Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Select Equity Group L.P., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State Street Corp, Artemis Investment Management LLP, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price today?

One share of JEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.09.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $11.74 billion and generates $12.74 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $847.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.05 on an earnings per share basis. Jacobs Engineering Group employs 48,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Jacobs Engineering Group.

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:  489 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  484 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  973
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 12/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel