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

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$68.72 +0.83 (+1.22 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$67.89
Today's Range$68.07 - $69.06
52-Week Range$55.17 - $82.24
Volume975,998 shs
Average Volume1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.59 billion
P/E Ratio15.37
Dividend Yield0.88%
Beta1.38
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$5.8188 per share
Book Value$41.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees74,400
Market Cap$9.59 billion
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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. This is a positive change 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 has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, January 17th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 11.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The construction company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.09. The construction company earned $3.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.91 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a net margin of 1.96% and a return on equity of 10.57%. The company's revenue was up 72.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.77 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 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 FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.10-5.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.23.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Jacobs Engineering Group's stock. Their predictions range from $73.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price to reach $82.3077 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 2 hold ratings and 14 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 headlines about JEC stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lunia Capital LP (7.12%), BlackRock Inc. (5.96%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (4.28%), CI Investments Inc. (3.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.49%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.24%). Company insiders that own Jacobs Engineering Group stock include Christopher MT Thompson, Joseph R Bronson, Michael R Tyler and Robert C Davidson Jr. 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 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 and Robert C Davidson Jr. 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 Lunia Capital LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, CI Investments Inc., AGF Investments Inc., Lodge Hill Capital LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. and Mackenzie Financial Corp. 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 $68.72.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $9.59 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  411 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  839
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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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