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

$85.61
+2.04 (+2.44 %)
(As of 08/21/2019 12:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
$84.46
Now: $85.61
$86.07
50-Day Range
$79.12
MA: $83.99
$86.08
52-Week Range
$55.17
Now: $85.61
$86.43
Volume14,043 shs
Average Volume989,131 shs
Market Capitalization$11.60 billion
P/E Ratio19.20
Dividend Yield0.81%
Beta1.41
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$14.98 billion
Cash Flow$5.9410 per share
Book Value$41.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees74,400
Market Cap$11.60 billion
Next Earnings Date11/19/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 11th. Investors of record on Friday, July 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 25th. 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 authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 17th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 11.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 5th. The construction company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.15. The construction company had revenue of $3.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.10 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a net margin of 5.06% and a return on equity of 11.11%. Jacobs Engineering Group's revenue was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.35 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, November 19th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.75-5.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.69.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

10 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Jacobs Engineering Group's shares. Their predictions range from $68.72 to $100.00. On average, they expect Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price to reach $86.9720 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group in the last year. There are currently 10 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?

Press coverage about JEC stock has trended positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories 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 near term. 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), Foster Wheeler (FWLT), Air Products & Chemicals (APD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Costain Group (COST), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Visa (V).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.37%), BlackRock Inc. (5.99%), Primecap Management Co. CA (5.99%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.89%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.89%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.81%). 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 institutional investors are selling Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Bank of America Corp DE, Primecap Management Co. CA, Lodge Hill Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Brown Advisory Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Suvretta Capital Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Invesco Ltd. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 $85.61.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $11.60 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.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:  454 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  455 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  909
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 8/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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