Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) EPS Estimated At $0.77

January 20, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) EPS Estimated At $0.77
Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.20, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 27 investors sold Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. shares while 149 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 97.56 million shares or 2.93% less from 100.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Covington Mngmt invested in 0.14% or 35,301 shares. Zeke Cap Advsr owns 4,232 shares. First Foundation Advsr, a California-based fund reported 4,658 shares. Johnson Financial Group holds 0% or 85 shares in its portfolio. Gulf Bancorporation (Uk) Limited accumulated 38,501 shares. 114,263 were reported by First Trust Advisors Limited Partnership. Natixis Asset owns 7,753 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Mariner Wealth Ltd Llc accumulated 4,929 shares. Kcm Investment Advisors Lc, California-based fund reported 5,703 shares. First Financial In has invested 0.47% in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC). Stevens Capital Lp reported 0.13% stake. 6,834 are held by Old National National Bank In. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 22,947 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Exane Derivatives has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC). Security Natl Bank Of So Dak, a Iowa-based fund reported 28,441 shares.

Analysts expect Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) to report $0.77 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 13.24 % from last quarter’s $0.68 EPS. JEC’s profit would be $92.80M giving it 22.71 P/E if the $0.77 EPS is correct. After having $0.98 EPS previously, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.’s analysts see -21.43 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $69.95. About 923,850 shares traded or 12.69% up from the average. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has risen 8.36% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.34% the S&P500.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. had 43 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was downgraded by Johnson Rice. Jefferies maintained the shares of JEC in report on Tuesday, November 21 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by M Partners on Wednesday, June 29 with “Neutral”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) rating on Wednesday, August 23. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $60.0 target. The stock of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 10. Argus Research upgraded Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) on Friday, June 3 to “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) rating on Friday, October 6. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $63.0 target. On Monday, April 24 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Neutral” on Wednesday, November 16. The stock of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by Credit Suisse.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services. The company has market cap of $8.43 billion. It offers project services that include engineering, architectural, interiors, design, planning, and related services, as well as planning, scheduling, procurement, estimating, cost engineering, project accounting and delivery, safety, and other support services. It has a 28.9 P/E ratio. The firm also provides process, scientific, and systems consulting services, including performing pricing studies, market analyses, and financial projections in determining the feasibility of a project; performing gasoline reformulation modeling; analyzing and evaluating layout and mechanical creates for complex processing plants; analyzing automation and control systems; analyzing, designing, and executing bio containment strategies; developing and performing process protocols; and performing geological and metallurgical studies.

More notable recent Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Jacobs Wins EPCM Contract for Khazzan Tight Gas Project” on January 11, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Jacobs Engineering Group Reaches Analyst Target Price” published on January 03, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Jacobs Rings NYSE Closing Bell, Marking Transformative Business Combination 70 …” on January 18, 2018. More interesting news about Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Jacobs Engineering (JEC) Up 2.5% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?” published on December 22, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Zacks.com highlights: Rice Midstream Partners, Jacobs Engineering Group, Lam …” with publication date: January 15, 2018.

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