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

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$74.18 -0.82 (-1.09 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 08:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$75.00
Today's Range$73.88 - $75.24
52-Week Range$55.21 - $82.24
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.53 billion
P/E Ratio22.90
Dividend Yield0.81%
Jacobs 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
Current SymbolNYSE:JEC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.45
Quick Ratio1.45


Trailing P/E Ratio22.90
Forward P/E Ratio16.94
P/E Growth1.09

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.02 billion
Price / Sales1.05
Cash Flow$4.2780 per share
Price / Cash17.34
Book Value$37.30 per share
Price / Book1.99


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.24
Net Income$293.72 million
Net Margins2.19%
Return on Equity9.83%
Return on Assets4.89%


Outstanding Shares141,900,000
Market Cap$10.53 billion

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 Tuesday, September 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, October 26th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Dividend History.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The construction company reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.14. The construction company had revenue of $4.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a return on equity of 9.83% and a net margin of 2.19%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 65.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.79 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, November 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Jacobs Engineering Group.

How can I listen to Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings call?

Jacobs Engineering Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, November 20th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Jacobs Engineering Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price to reach $83.4615 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% 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?

Media stories about JEC stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Terence D. Hagen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. William Benton Allen Jr., Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.91%), Primecap Management Co. CA (5.86%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.06%), FMR LLC (3.04%), CI Global Investments Inc. (2.53%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.76%). Company insiders that own Jacobs Engineering Group stock include Christopher MT Thompson, Joseph R Bronson 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FIL Ltd, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 major investors are buying Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., CI Global Investments Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Scopus Asset Management L.P., American Century Companies Inc., FMR LLC and Hsbc Holdings PLC. 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 $74.18.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $10.53 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.

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:  392 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  415 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  807
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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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