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

$91.35
-0.50 (-0.54 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$90.97
Now: $91.35
$92.22
50-Day Range
$84.86
MA: $90.23
$93.80
52-Week Range
$55.17
Now: $91.35
$94.10
Volume431,907 shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.38 billion
P/E Ratio20.44
Dividend Yield0.74%
Beta1.34
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$5.90 per share
Book Value$41.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.43 million

Miscellaneous

Employees74,400
Market Cap$12.38 billion
Next Earnings Date11/25/2019 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 19th. Investors of record on Friday, October 4th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Dividend History.

How will Jacobs Engineering Group's stock buyback program work?

Jacobs Engineering Group declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, January 17th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 11.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings last quarter?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 5th. The construction company reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the 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%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 Monday, November 25th 2019. 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 Monday, November 25th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has Jacobs Engineering Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Jacobs Engineering Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 5th. The company provided 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Jacobs Engineering Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $68.72 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Jacobs Engineering Group's share price to reach $87.97 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Jacobs Engineering Group.

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

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group in the last year. There are currently 11 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 negative on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media 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 negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Jacobs Engineering Group earned a news sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Jacobs Engineering Group.

Are investors shorting Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,520,000 shares, an increase of 9.0% from the August 30th total of 3,230,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 988,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Jacobs Engineering Group's Current Options Chain.

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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Visa (V) 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.64%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.09%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.06%), First American Trust FSB (0.05%) and Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.04%). 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 Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Park National Corp OH, Cerebellum GP LLC, Evanson Asset Management LLC, Cacti Asset Management LLC, Advantage Investment Management LLC, Boltwood Capital Management and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

JEC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Forte Capital LLC ADV, Pacer Advisors Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC and First American Trust FSB. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price today?

One share of JEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.35.

How big of a company is Jacobs Engineering Group?

Jacobs Engineering Group has a market capitalization of $12.38 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:  465 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  466 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  931
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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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