Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery services for the government and private sectors in the United States, Europe, Canada, India, rest of Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South America, Mexico, the Middle East, and Africa. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Jacobs Engineering Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: J is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: J's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: J underperformed the US Construction industry which returned 34.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: J underperformed the US Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Jacobs Engineering Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:J) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Does Jacobs Engineering Group's (NYSE:J) CEO Make?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StJacobs Engineering Group Inc.'s (NYSE:J) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 41% Above Its Share Price
Is Jacobs Engineering Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: J ($111.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($145.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: J is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: J is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.3x) compared to the US Construction industry average (25.6x).
PE vs Market: J is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.3x) compared to the US market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: J is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: J is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Construction industry average (2.7x).
How is Jacobs Engineering Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: J's forecast earnings growth (19.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: J's earnings (19.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: J's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: J's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: J's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: J's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.9%).
How has Jacobs Engineering Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: J has a large one-off loss of $351.6M impacting its October 2 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: J's current net profit margins (2.6%) are higher than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: J's earnings have grown by 3.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: J's earnings growth over the past year (19%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: J earnings growth over the past year (19%) exceeded the Construction industry 15.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: J's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
How is Jacobs Engineering Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: J's short term assets ($4.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: J's short term assets ($4.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: J's debt to equity ratio (29.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: J's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13.7% to 29.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: J's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.2%).
Interest Coverage: J's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.4x coverage).
What is Jacobs Engineering Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: J's dividend (0.68%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).
High Dividend: J's dividend (0.68%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.86%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: J is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: J is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: J is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of J's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Demetriou (62 yo)
Mr. Steven J. Demetriou, also known as Steve, served as a Strategic Advisor at Resilience Capital Partners LLC till May 2020. Mr. Demetriou served as an Operating Partner and Member of Board of Advisors of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD14.81M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.55M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||5.42yrs||US$14.81m||0.37% |
|President & COO||1.08yrs||US$4.90m||0.071% |
|President & CFO||1.08yrs||US$4.57m||0.12% |
|Executive VP and Chief Legal & Administration Officer||2.25yrs||US$2.53m||0.028% |
|Executive VP & COO of Critical Mission Solutions||2yrs||US$3.50m||0.0085% |
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||4.25yrs||no data||0.0095% |
|Chief Technology & Innovation Officer||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||no data||US$2.10m||0.014% |
|Chief Strategy & Communications Officer||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Public Sector Sales||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: J's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||5.42yrs||US$14.81m||0.37% |
|Independent Director||25yrs||US$301.43k||0.030% |
|Independent Director||11.5yrs||US$313.57k||0.038% |
|Independent Director||18yrs||US$335.49k||0.0077% |
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$313.07k||0.00019% |
|Independent Director||20yrs||US$320.65k||0.0087% |
|Lead Independent Director||2yrs||US$378.57k||0.023% |
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||US$291.07k||0% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$290.20k||0% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$289.27k||0% |
|Independent Director||0.42yr||US$82.44k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: J's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: J insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
- Ticker: J
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1947
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$14.444b
- Shares outstanding: 129.98m
- Website: https://www.jacobs.com
Number of Employees
- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
- 1999 Bryan Street
- Suite 1200
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|J||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1971|
|JEG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1971|
|0JOI||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 1971|
|J1EG34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery services for the government and private sectors in the United States, Europe, Canada, India, rest of Asia, Aus...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 00:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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