NYSE:JEC - Jacobs Engineering Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$66.89 +0.89 (+1.35 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 03:52 AM ET)
Previous Close$66.00
Today's Range$65.87 - $67.03
52-Week Range$49.31 - $72.18
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.28 billion
P/E Ratio20.65
Dividend Yield0.92%
Jacobs Engineering Group logoJacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services. It offers project services that include engineering, architectural, interiors, design, planning, and related services, as well as planning, scheduling, procurement, estimating, cost engineering, project accounting and delivery, safety, and other support services. The company also provides process, scientific, and systems consulting services, including performing pricing studies, market analyses, and financial projections in determining the feasibility of a project; performing gasoline reformulation modeling; analyzing and evaluating layout and mechanical designs for complex processing plants; analyzing automation and control systems; analyzing, designing, and executing bio containment strategies; developing and performing process protocols; and performing geological and metallurgical studies. In addition, it offers traditional field construction, modular construction consulting, and environmental remedial construction services. Further, the company provides operations and maintenance services that include managing subcontractors and other on-site personnel; and offering process plant maintenance, management and technical support, and program management services, as well as offers systems information technology, and data security solutions. It serves various industries and markets, such as oil and gas exploration, production, and refining; chemicals and polymers; aerospace, defense, and environmental programs; buildings; infrastructure and telecommunications; mining and minerals; pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; power; pulp and paper; technology and manufacturing; and food and consumer products, and others. The company provides its services through approximately 200 offices located in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.42
Current Ratio1.49
Quick Ratio1.49


Trailing P/E Ratio20.65
Forward P/E Ratio15.70
P/E Growth1.06

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.02 billion
Price / Sales0.95
Cash Flow$4.3719 per share
Price / Cash15.30
Book Value$37.30 per share
Price / Book1.79


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.24
Net Income$293.72 million
Net Margins1.97%
Return on Equity8.76%
Return on Assets4.55%


Outstanding Shares141,790,000
Market Cap$9,280.28

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 17th. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Dividend History.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The construction company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.13. The construction company had revenue of $3.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.60 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a net margin of 1.97% and a return on equity of 8.76%. The firm's revenue was up 70.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.78 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 Monday, August, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

Jacobs Engineering Group issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.00-$4.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.94.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

16 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Jacobs Engineering Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price to reach $75.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,238,728 shares, an increase of 55.6% from the May 31st total of 2,723,549 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,297,867 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 3.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Current Options Chain.

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

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 60)
  • Mr. Kevin C. Berryman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Robert V. Pragada, Pres of Buildings & Infrastructure and Industrial (Age 50)
  • Mr. Terence D. Hagen, Pres of Aerospace & Technology (Age 54)
  • Mr. William Benton Allen Jr., Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)

Has Jacobs Engineering Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about JEC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Jacobs Engineering Group's major shareholders?

Jacobs Engineering Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.46%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.09%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%), Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.03%) and First American Trust FSB (0.03%). Company insiders that own Jacobs Engineering Group stock include Christopher MT Thompson, Joseph R Bronson, Noel G Watson, 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 Park National Corp OH, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Jackson Financial Management. Company insiders that have sold Jacobs Engineering Group company stock in the last year include Joseph R Bronson and Robert C Davidson Jr. 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., First American Trust FSB, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Granite Springs Asset Management LLC and Palo Capital 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 $66.89.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $9.28 billion and generates $10.02 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $293.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.24 on an earnings per share basis. Jacobs Engineering Group employs 44,800 workers across the globe.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  357 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  396 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  753
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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