Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J) went up by 2.36% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Engineering & Construction giant went up by $82.39 to trade ended Monday trading at $80.49. This is up from the $80.49 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with J down by -8.28% year-to-date.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J) started the day trading at $79.9 and recorded an intraday high of $82.62. It also recorded an intraday low of $78.47 during Monday’s trading session. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -7.37% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 987197, which is less than -7.37 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.06 million.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in J’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of J currently stands at $104.00, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 20.78%. However, J’s current trading price is -38.96% lower than the 52-week low price of $59.29. In terms of trading volume, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 987197 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -7.37% of the 1.06 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. J’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 5.22%, while the stock has gone down by -8.48% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of J currently stands at 4.46%, and it is up by 15.07% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -7.95%. At the time of writing J’s report, the company has a total market cap of $10.67B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. also has over 48000 employees all over the world.
J Insider Activities
For Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., insiders hold 91.60% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are down by 0.00%. During that period, insiders bought 37,495 shares in 16 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 18,298 of their shares in 9 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. now hold 886k shares, which is over 92.66% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the J shares, as they control 0.68% of the company’s total stock.
J Fundamental Analysis
For Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 1.50. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 5.82. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 10.40% after plunging by -1.10% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.99, which is higher than the average annual revenue of -1.10% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.’s stock currently stands at 5.70%, and it has a net profit margin of 6.20%. The operating margin of the company is 3.80%, and its gross margin is 19.40%.
J Analysts Prediction
In May 12, 2020, several analysts reiterated their positions on the Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. stock and predicted its performance to their investors. The analysts at Argus believe J is still a Buy and set the price target between $116 and $100.
At the moment, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.56, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.56.
J Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of J currently stands at 0.12%, while the SMA50 is 1.90%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -6.92% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 50.31, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 54.82.