NYSE:JEC - Jacobs Engineering Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $76.93 +0.16 (+0.21 %) (As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$76.77Today's Range$76.43 - $77.484952-Week Range$55.17 - $82.24Volume792,040 shsAverage Volume1.27 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.73 billionP/E Ratio17.21Dividend Yield0.89%Beta1.45 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive JEC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for JEC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering SectorConstruction Current SymbolNYSE:JEC Previous Symbol CUSIP46981410 CIK52988 Webwww.jacobs.com Phone214-583-8500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio1.58 Quick Ratio1.58Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.21 Forward P/E Ratio14.57 P/E Growth1.44 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.98 billion Price / Sales0.72 Cash Flow$5.8324 per share Price / Cash Flow13.19 Book Value$41.89 per share Price / Book1.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.47 Net Income$163.43 million Net Margins1.96% Return on Equity10.57% Return on Assets4.97%Miscellaneous Employees74,400 Outstanding Shares139,517,000Market Cap$10.73 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed) 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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. This is a boost 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 stock repurchase plan 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 repurchase up to 11.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The construction company reported $1.14 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.09. The construction company had revenue of $3.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.91 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a return on equity of 10.57% and a net margin of 1.96%. The company's revenue was up 72.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.77 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, May 7th 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 Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.40-4.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.75. What price target have analysts set for JEC? 15 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Jacobs Engineering Group's stock. Their predictions range from $68.72 to $90.00. On average, they expect Jacobs Engineering Group's share price to reach $83.0554 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Jacobs Engineering Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Jacobs Engineering Group? 15 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 13 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 coverage about JEC stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Jacobs Engineering Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Jacobs Engineering Group include Hitachi (HTHIY), Fluor Co. (NEW) (FLR), CHINA RWY GRP L/ADR (CRWOY), KBR (KBR), Granite Construction (GVA), Construction Partners (ROAD), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD), Grana y Montero SAA (GRAM), Sterling Construction (STRL), Orion Group (ORN), Williams Industrial Services Group (WLMS) and Empresas ICA SAB de CV (ICAYY). 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), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and NVIDIA (NVDA). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.62%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.13%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.09%), Paragon Capital Management LLC (0.07%), BTR Capital Management Inc. (0.05%) and First American Trust FSB (0.05%). 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 Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Park National Corp OH, Cacti Asset Management LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Country Club Trust Company n.a., Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Jacobs Engineering Group company stock in the last year include Michael R Tyler, Robert C Davidson Jr 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, First American Trust FSB, BTR Capital Management Inc., Country Trust Bank, Virtu Financial LLC, South Texas Money Management Ltd., Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. and Forte Capital LLC ADV. 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 $76.93. How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group? Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $10.73 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: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 430 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 436 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 866MarketBeat'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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are dividend achievers different from dividend aristocrats?