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$138.45
-0.61 (-0.44 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$138.19
$140.69
50-Day Range
$85.84
$114.82
52-Week Range
$55.17
$98.08
Volume636,339 shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.45 billion
P/E Ratio27.42
Dividend Yield0.79%
Beta1.35

Competitors

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) Vs. PWR, ACM, MTZ, EME, KBR, and FIX

Should you be buying JEC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "construction & engineering" are considered alternatives and competitors to Jacobs Engineering Group, including Quanta Services (PWR), AECOM (ACM), MasTec (MTZ), EMCOR Group (EME), KBR (KBR), and Comfort Systems USA (FIX).

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) and Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Dividends

Jacobs Engineering Group pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Quanta Services pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Jacobs Engineering Group pays out 13.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Quanta Services pays out 7.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quanta Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Jacobs Engineering Group and Quanta Services, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Jacobs Engineering Group0000N/A
Quanta Services02802.80

Quanta Services has a consensus target price of $78.10, suggesting a potential downside of 19.83%. Given Quanta Services' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Quanta Services is more favorable than Jacobs Engineering Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and Quanta Services' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jacobs Engineering Group$12.74 billion1.45$847.98 million$5.0527.42
Quanta Services$12.11 billion1.12$402.04 million$3.0531.94

Jacobs Engineering Group has higher revenue and earnings than Quanta Services. Jacobs Engineering Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quanta Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.6% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of Quanta Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Quanta Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and Quanta Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Jacobs Engineering Group6.66%11.42%5.42%
Quanta Services3.45%11.61%5.61%

Volatility & Risk

Jacobs Engineering Group has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quanta Services has a beta of 1.24, suggesting that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) and AECOM (NYSE:ACM) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Jacobs Engineering Group and AECOM, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Jacobs Engineering Group0000N/A
AECOM01402.80

AECOM has a consensus target price of $68.50, suggesting a potential upside of 2.45%. Given AECOM's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AECOM is more favorable than Jacobs Engineering Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and AECOM's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jacobs Engineering Group$12.74 billion1.45$847.98 million$5.0527.42
AECOM$13.24 billion0.75$-186,370,000.00$2.1531.10

Jacobs Engineering Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than AECOM. Jacobs Engineering Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AECOM, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.6% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of AECOM shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.9% of AECOM shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and AECOM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Jacobs Engineering Group6.66%11.42%5.42%
AECOM-1.41%9.37%2.55%

Volatility & Risk

Jacobs Engineering Group has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AECOM has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Jacobs Engineering Group beats AECOM on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) and MasTec (NYSE:MTZ) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Jacobs Engineering Group and MasTec, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Jacobs Engineering Group0000N/A
MasTec001003.00

MasTec has a consensus target price of $102.8182, suggesting a potential downside of 13.17%. Given MasTec's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MasTec is more favorable than Jacobs Engineering Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and MasTec's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jacobs Engineering Group$12.74 billion1.45$847.98 million$5.0527.42
MasTec$7.18 billion1.22$392.33 million$5.0923.26

Jacobs Engineering Group has higher revenue and earnings than MasTec. MasTec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Jacobs Engineering Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Jacobs Engineering Group has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MasTec has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.6% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of MasTec shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 23.9% of MasTec shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and MasTec's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Jacobs Engineering Group6.66%11.42%5.42%
MasTec4.86%18.75%6.64%

Summary

MasTec beats Jacobs Engineering Group on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME) and Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for EMCOR Group and Jacobs Engineering Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
EMCOR Group02002.00
Jacobs Engineering Group0000N/A

EMCOR Group presently has a consensus price target of $96.00, suggesting a potential downside of 23.06%. Given EMCOR Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe EMCOR Group is more favorable than Jacobs Engineering Group.

Profitability

This table compares EMCOR Group and Jacobs Engineering Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EMCOR Group1.57%16.86%7.10%
Jacobs Engineering Group6.66%11.42%5.42%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares EMCOR Group and Jacobs Engineering Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EMCOR Group$9.17 billion0.74$325.14 million$5.7521.70
Jacobs Engineering Group$12.74 billion1.45$847.98 million$5.0527.42

Jacobs Engineering Group has higher revenue and earnings than EMCOR Group. EMCOR Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Jacobs Engineering Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

EMCOR Group pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Jacobs Engineering Group pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. EMCOR Group pays out 9.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Jacobs Engineering Group pays out 13.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. EMCOR Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

EMCOR Group has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Jacobs Engineering Group has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.3% of EMCOR Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.6% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of EMCOR Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

EMCOR Group beats Jacobs Engineering Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) and KBR (NYSE:KBR) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Dividends

Jacobs Engineering Group pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. KBR pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Jacobs Engineering Group pays out 13.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KBR pays out 26.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. KBR has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. KBR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

Jacobs Engineering Group has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KBR has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.6% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of KBR shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of KBR shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and KBR's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jacobs Engineering Group$12.74 billion1.45$847.98 million$5.0527.42
KBR$5.64 billion1.06$202 million$1.6925.05

Jacobs Engineering Group has higher revenue and earnings than KBR. KBR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Jacobs Engineering Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Jacobs Engineering Group and KBR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Jacobs Engineering Group0000N/A
KBR01602.86

KBR has a consensus target price of $38.7273, suggesting a potential downside of 8.53%. Given KBR's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe KBR is more favorable than Jacobs Engineering Group.

Profitability

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and KBR's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Jacobs Engineering Group6.66%11.42%5.42%
KBR-0.57%13.98%4.62%

Summary

Jacobs Engineering Group beats KBR on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) and Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) are both construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

Jacobs Engineering Group pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Comfort Systems USA pays an annual dividend of $0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Jacobs Engineering Group pays out 13.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Comfort Systems USA pays out 15.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Comfort Systems USA has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Comfort Systems USA is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Jacobs Engineering Group has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comfort Systems USA has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.6% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Comfort Systems USA shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Jacobs Engineering Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.2% of Comfort Systems USA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and Comfort Systems USA's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jacobs Engineering Group$12.74 billion1.45$847.98 million$5.0527.42
Comfort Systems USA$2.62 billion1.15$114.32 million$3.0027.64

Jacobs Engineering Group has higher revenue and earnings than Comfort Systems USA. Jacobs Engineering Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comfort Systems USA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Jacobs Engineering Group and Comfort Systems USA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Jacobs Engineering Group0000N/A
Comfort Systems USA11001.50

Comfort Systems USA has a consensus target price of $57.50, suggesting a potential downside of 30.65%. Given Comfort Systems USA's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Comfort Systems USA is more favorable than Jacobs Engineering Group.

Profitability

This table compares Jacobs Engineering Group and Comfort Systems USA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Jacobs Engineering Group6.66%11.42%5.42%
Comfort Systems USA4.91%21.36%8.16%

Summary

Jacobs Engineering Group beats Comfort Systems USA on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Jacobs Engineering Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Quanta Services logo
PWR
Quanta Services
1.9$97.42-1.4%$13.58 billion$12.11 billion35.95Insider Selling
AECOM logo
ACM
AECOM
1.5$66.86-0.6%$9.88 billion$13.24 billion-56.66Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
MasTec logo
MTZ
MasTec
1.6$118.41-1.4%$8.80 billion$7.18 billion28.33
EMCOR Group logo
EME
EMCOR Group
1.3$124.78-1.3%$6.81 billion$9.17 billion50.31
KBR logo
KBR
KBR
1.8$42.34-1.6%$5.98 billion$5.64 billion-169.36Insider Selling
Comfort Systems USA logo
FIX
Comfort Systems USA
1.7$82.91-1.0%$3.01 billion$2.62 billion21.59Insider Selling
Dycom Industries logo
DY
Dycom Industries
1.6$92.07-1.9%$2.82 billion$3.34 billion112.28Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Fluor logo
FLR
Fluor
1.3$19.14-1.1%$2.71 billion$14.35 billion-4.73Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Ameresco logo
AMRC
Ameresco
2.0$49.71-4.5%$2.52 billion$866.93 million45.61Gap Down
Granite Construction logo
GVA
Granite Construction
1.7$40.03-2.8%$1.83 billion$3.32 billion0.00Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Primoris Services logo
PRIM
Primoris Services
1.8$32.17-2.9%$1.73 billion$3.11 billion15.85Gap Down
MYR Group logo
MYRG
MYR Group
1.3$82.14-2.4%$1.38 billion$2.07 billion25.91Insider Selling
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock logo
GLDD
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
1.5$14.60-4.0%$958.37 million$711.52 million13.27Gap Down
Aegion logo
AEGN
Aegion
1.3$29.99-0.0%$922.49 million$1.21 billion-22.55Earnings Announcement
Tutor Perini logo
TPC
Tutor Perini
1.6$15.90-1.7%$809.91 million$4.45 billion-56.79Analyst Downgrade
Argan logo
AGX
Argan
1.7$49.50-1.9%$780.42 million$239 million110.00News Coverage
Sterling Construction logo
STRL
Sterling Construction
1.3$22.50-1.6%$643.64 million$1.13 billion10.77
Northwest Pipe logo
NWPX
Northwest Pipe
1.5$31.97-0.8%$315.16 million$279.32 million12.20Analyst Report
Orion Group logo
ORN
Orion Group
1.4$5.87-4.1%$178.75 million$708.39 million10.48News Coverage
Gap Down
Hill International logo
HIL
Hill International
0.9$2.35-3.0%$133.07 million$376.44 million21.37Earnings Announcement
This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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