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

$95.28
-1.72 (-1.77 %)
(As of 01/29/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$94.57
Now: $95.28
$96.48
50-Day Range
$85.84
MA: $91.19
$97.00
52-Week Range
$55.17
Now: $95.28
$98.08
Volume758,528 shs
Average Volume1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.70 billion
P/E Ratio18.87
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$7.22 per share
Book Value$42.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$847.98 million

Miscellaneous

Employees48,000
Market Cap$12.70 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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. Shareholders 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 yield of 0.71%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan 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 stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 25th. The construction company reported $1.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.16. The construction company earned $3.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.29 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a return on equity of 11.42% and a net margin of 6.66%. Jacobs Engineering Group's revenue for the quarter was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.31 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 Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Jacobs Engineering Group.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Jacobs Engineering Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.72 to $110.00. On average, they anticipate Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price to reach $93.14 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. 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 stories about JEC stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a news sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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), Visa (V), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Home Depot (HD).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.63%), Hahn Capital Management LLC (0.26%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.24%), Lathrop Investment Management Corp (0.15%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.12%). 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 California Public Employees Retirement System, Cacti Asset Management LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Lathrop Investment Management Corp, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Hahn Capital Management LLC, Country Club Trust Company n.a. and Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Strs Ohio, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., M&G Investment Management Ltd., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp and Bay Colony Advisory Group Inc d b a Bay Colony Advisors. 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 $95.28.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $12.70 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:  495 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  492 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  987
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 1/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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