Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J): Price and Financial Metrics

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J)

Today's Latest Price: $110.76 USD

2.97 (2.76%)

Updated Dec 4 11:24am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 35 in Industrial - Services

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J Stock Summary

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc's stock had its IPO on January 12, 1990, making it an older stock than 88.45% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.98% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 83.88%, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 87.06% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to J, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CINF, TIF, BEN, BRO, and ULTA.
  • J's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Jacobs Engineering Group Inc's official web site, go to www.jacobs.com.

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J Price/Volume Stats

Current price $110.76 52-week high $110.99
Prev. close $107.79 52-week low $59.29
Day low $107.78 Volume 217,700
Day high $110.99 Avg. volume 914,638
50-day MA $99.87 Dividend yield 0.71%
200-day MA $88.60 Market Cap 14.36B

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J) Company Bio

Jacobs Engineering Group provides technical, professional, and construction services to various industrial, commercial, and governmental clients. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Pasadena, California.

J Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$110.76$68.93 -36%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Jacobs Engineering Group Inc ranked in the 38th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, consider:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 81.53% of its sector Industrials.
  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 23.85% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • J's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than just 23.85% of tickers in our DCF set.

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RSG, ROLL, TT, WCN, and FWRD can be thought of as valuation peers to J, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest J News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Jacobs Engineering Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate J as an investment opportunity.

Jacobs wins sustainability engineering services contract from LA Metro

Jacobs (J) to provide engineering services to design and manage the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) solid waste, recycling and hazardous waste compliance program.Jacobs has a long history of working with LA Metro on critical transportation infrastructure projects.Press release...

Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority selects Jacobs to support its nuclear fusion research

Under the Engineering, Design and Build Framework for Electrical Assemblies, Jacobs (J) will support UKAEA's research and development work in the Remote Applications in Challenging Environments ((RACE)) facility at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire, England. "We're combining our extensive experience of designing components for nuclear fusion research with our technical capability...

Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Jacobs' Ion© Industrial Internet of Things Platform Enables a Safe Return to Worksites

Jacobs (NYSE:J) leverages the power of digitization to help facilitate the safe return to on-premise work environments providing location-aware technology and automated intelligence supporting COVID-19 contact tracing efforts in the event of an outbreak.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Jacobs Announces New Leadership for People and Places Solutions Line of Business

Jacobs (NYSE:J) today announced new leadership roles for Ken Gilmartin and Patrick Hill, effective Aug. 1, 2020, within its People & Places Solutions (P&PS;) line of business.

Yahoo | July 22, 2020

Jacobs to Help Modernize Sydney Rail Network

Jacobs (NYSE:J) and Australian rail group John Holland will deliver design and construction services to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) for the More Trains, More Services - North Works Package project.

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

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J Price Returns

1-mo 15.80%
3-mo 20.69%
6-mo 24.90%
1-year 30.47%
3-year 71.10%
5-year 157.75%
YTD 24.39%
2019 54.99%
2018 -10.58%
2017 16.98%
2016 35.88%
2015 -6.13%

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