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

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$77.48 +1.41 (+1.85 %)
(As of 05/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$76.07
Today's Range$76.53 - $77.51
52-Week Range$55.17 - $82.24
Volume518,682 shs
Average Volume1.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.58 billion
P/E Ratio17.33
Dividend Yield0.89%
Beta1.44
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$5.8653 per share
Book Value$40.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees74,400
Market Cap$10.58 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. 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 initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, January 17th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 11.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 7th. The construction company reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.10. The construction company had revenue of $3.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.13 billion. Jacobs Engineering Group had a net margin of 2.13% and a return on equity of 11.16%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.00 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 5th 2019. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.45-$4.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.78. Jacobs Engineering Group also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.45-4.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for JEC?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Jacobs Engineering Group's shares. Their predictions range from $68.72 to $92.00. On average, they expect Jacobs Engineering Group's share price to reach $84.2862 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 12 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 coverage about JEC stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing 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 -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), Costain Group (COST), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (6.02%), BlackRock Inc. (5.89%), FMR LLC (4.31%), Select Equity Group L.P. (3.72%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.78%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.63%). 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Toronto Dominion Bank, BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Morgan Stanley and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership. Company insiders that have sold Jacobs Engineering Group company stock in the last year include Joseph R Bronson, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Select Equity Group L.P., FMR LLC, Rubric Capital Management LP, AGF Investments Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Loews 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 $77.48.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $10.58 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  438 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  880
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This page was last updated on 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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