Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (JEC) was Downgraded by Standpoint Research to ” Hold”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Buy ” on the company shares. Standpoint Research advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 14, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09 according to the earnings call on Feb 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.69. The company had revenue of $2847.93 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2972.07 million. The company’s revenue was down -10.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.77 EPS.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc opened for trading at $41.46 and hit $41.89 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $41.47, with a gain of 0.66% or 0.27 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,95,235 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,082 M.
In a different news, on Feb 16, 2016, Dawne S Hickton (director) purchased 2,800 shares at $36.02 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 19, 2015, Philip J Stassi (Executive Vice President) sold 10,000 shares at $44.04 per share price. On Feb 19, 2015, Robert C Jr Davidson (director) sold 5,000 shares at $43.74 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is a technical professional services company. The Company provides a range of technical professional and construction services to industrial commercial and governmental clients. Its services include technical professional services and field services. Its technical professional services include project services and process scientific and systems consulting. Its field services include construction and operations and maintenance (O&M). It offers its services to the industries including aerospace and defense; automotive and industrial; buildings; mining and minerals; nuclear; oil and gas (upstream); petrochemicals and chemicals; pharmaceutical and biotechnology; power and utilities; pulp paper and consumer products; refining (downstream); telecommunications; transportation and water and wastewater. It offers its services in approximately 30 countries. The Company’s products include Chemetics Comprimo sulfur solutions and Modular construction.