Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (JEC) was Reiterated by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 47 from a previous price target of $42 . FBR Capital advised their investors in a research report released on May 16, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc was Upgraded by Johnson Rice to ” Accumulate” on May 9, 2016. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc was Downgraded by Standpoint Research to ” Hold” on Apr 14, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on May 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.68. The company had revenue of $2781.76 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2749.77 million. The company’s revenue was down -4.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.72 EPS.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc closed down -0.67 points or -1.35% at $49.14 with 10,91,897 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $49.81, the shares hit an intraday low of $48.984 and an intraday high of $50.195 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 10, 2016, Noel G Watson (director) sold 33,333 shares at $49.62 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 16, 2016, Dawne S Hickton (director) purchased 2,800 shares at $36.02 per share price. On Aug 19, 2015, Philip J Stassi (Executive Vice President) sold 10,000 shares at $44.04 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.