Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (JEC) : Alambic Investment Management scooped up 19,900 additional shares in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 8, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 38,060 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc which is valued at $2,070,845.Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approximately 0.46% of Alambic Investment Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Bnp Paribas Investment Partners S.a. added JEC to its portfolio by purchasing 4,308 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $234,398.Tarbox Group reduced its stake in JEC by selling 58 shares or 61.05% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 37 shares of JEC which is valued at $1,980.Chesley Taft Associates reduced its stake in JEC by selling 800 shares or 9.02% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 8,065 shares of JEC which is valued at $428,090. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approx 0.04% of Chesley Taft Associates’s portfolio.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc opened for trading at $53.75 and hit $54.53 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $54.25, with a gain of 1.38% or 0.74 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,21,752 shares. Company has a market cap of $6,587 M.
On the company’s financial health, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Aug 9, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.75. The company had revenue of $2693.87 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2789.12 million. The company’s revenue was down -7.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.97 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Aug 12, 2016 to “Mkt Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 55 from a previous price target of $47 .Jacobs Engineering Group Inc was Downgraded by Johnson Rice to ” Hold” on Aug 11, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by DA Davidson on Aug 10, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $63 .
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.