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Jacobs Engineering GroupNYSE:J Stock Report

Last Price

US$127.96

Market Cap

US$16.6b

7D

-3.7%

1Y

15.3%

Updated

23 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
J fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

J Stock Overview

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.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Jacobs Engineering Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$127.96
52 Week HighUS$149.55
52 Week LowUS$100.05
Beta0.80
1 Month Change-6.84%
3 Month Change-8.04%
1 Year Change15.27%
3 Year Change100.66%
5 Year Change112.00%
Change since IPO7,115.36%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 19
Is Now The Time To Put Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:J) On Your Watchlist?

Is Now The Time To Put Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:J) On Your Watchlist?

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Oct 25
Are Investors Undervaluing Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J) By 47%?

Are Investors Undervaluing Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J) By 47%?

In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. ( NYSE:J ) by estimating...

Shareholder Returns

JUS Professional ServicesUS Market
7D-3.7%-4.7%-6.1%
1Y15.3%0.9%4.2%

Return vs Industry: J exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned 1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: J exceeded the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is J's price volatile compared to industry and market?
J volatility
J Average Weekly Movement3.1%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: J is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: J's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
194752,000Steve Demetriouhttps://www.jacobs.com

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. The company operates in two segments, Critical Mission Solutions and People & Places Solutions. The Critical Mission Solutions segment provides cybersecurity, data analytics, systems and software application integration and consulting, enterprise and mission IT, engineering and design, nuclear, enterprise level operations and maintenance, and other technical consulting solutions.

Jacobs Engineering Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Jacobs Engineering Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
J fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$16.56b
Earnings (TTM)US$409.72m
Revenue (TTM)US$14.09b

40.4x

P/E Ratio

1.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
J income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$14.09b
Cost of RevenueUS$10.96b
Gross ProfitUS$3.13b
ExpensesUS$2.72b
EarningsUS$409.72m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 01, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 08, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)3.16
Gross Margin22.23%
Net Profit Margin2.91%
Debt/Equity Ratio43.8%

How did J perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.7%

Current Dividend Yield

26%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Jacobs Engineering Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: J ($127.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($262.5)

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 (40.4x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (23.1x).

PE vs Market: J is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.4x) compared to the US market (16.5x).


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 overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is Jacobs Engineering Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

19.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: J's forecast earnings growth (19.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: J's earnings (19.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13% per year).

High Growth Earnings: J's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: J's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: J's revenue (7.4% 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 (15%).


Past Performance

How has Jacobs Engineering Group performed over the past 5 years?

21.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: J has a large one-off loss of $326.8M impacting its October 1 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: J's current net profit margins (2.9%) are higher than last year (2.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: J's earnings have grown significantly by 21.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: J's earnings growth over the past year (16%) is below its 5-year average (21.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: J earnings growth over the past year (16%) underperformed the Professional Services industry 37.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: J's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Jacobs Engineering Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: J's short term assets ($4.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: J's short term assets ($4.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.8B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: J's net debt to equity ratio (28.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: J's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9% to 43.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: J's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25%).

Interest Coverage: J's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Jacobs Engineering Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.66%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: J's dividend (0.66%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).

High Dividend: J's dividend (0.66%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).


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.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steve Demetriou (63 yo)

6.42yrs

Tenure

US$16,275,230

Compensation

Mr. Steven J. Demetriou, also known as Steve, served as a Strategic Advisor at Resilience Capital Partners LLC till May 2020. He has been Director of PA Consulting Group Limited since 2021. Mr. Demetriou h...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD16.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.47M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: J's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: J's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • Ticker: J
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$16.565b
  • Shares outstanding: 129.45m
  • Website: https://www.jacobs.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • 1999 Bryan Street
  • Suite 1200
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75201
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/23 23:14
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Earnings2021/10/01
Annual Earnings2021/10/01


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.