Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (JEC) : Forte Capital Adv reduced its stake in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc by 0.77% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 32,038 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc which is valued at $1,607,987 after selling 250 shares in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 13, 2016.Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approximately 0.62% of Forte Capital Adv’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Msi Financial Services Inc reduced its stake in JEC by selling 438 shares or 53.81% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 376 shares of JEC which is valued at $18,871.Legal General Group Plc boosted its stake in JEC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 8,531 additional shares and now holds a total of 625,679 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc which is valued at $31,346,518. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Legal General Group Plc’s portfolio. Contravisory Investment Management added JEC to its portfolio by purchasing 302 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $15,656. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approx 0.01% of Contravisory Investment Management’s portfolio. Simplex Trading added JEC to its portfolio by purchasing 6,534 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $338,657. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approx 0.04% of Simplex Trading’s portfolio.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc closed down -1.74 points or -3.36% at $50.1 with 5,70,977 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $51.61, the shares hit an intraday low of $49.99 and an intraday high of $51.62 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
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.