Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J) went up by 0.52% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $104.00 and move down -21.52%, while J stocks collected +6.32% of gains with the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 06/18/20 that Rebuilding America paves the way for potential gains in these construction and engineering stocks

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J) Worth an Investment?

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: J) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 56.94 times of increase in earnings at the present.

J Market Performance

J stocks went up by 6.32% for the week, with the monthly jump of 12.00% and a quarterly performance of 30.36%, while its annual performance rate touched 4.49%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.65% for J stocks with the simple moving average of -3.24% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for J stocks, with Argus repeating the rating for J shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for J socks in the upcoming period according to Argus is $100 based on the research report published on May 12, 2020.

William Blair, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see J stock at the price of $100. The rating they have provided for J stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on March 31, 2020.

The Benchmark Company gave “Buy” rating to J stocks, setting the target price at $110 in the report published on January 16, 2020.

J Stocks 5.52% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought J to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -17.71% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.76%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.11%, while the shares surge at the distance of +11.19% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +5.73% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, J went up by +6.32%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -5.82% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $84.62. In addition, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. saw -4.73% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

J Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J), starting from LEVINSON LINDA FAYNE, who sold 1,000 shares at the price of $85.21 back on Jun 02. After this action, Rushing now owns 56,888 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., valued at $85,214 with the latest closing price.

LEVINSON LINDA FAYNE, the Director of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., sold 1,000 shares at the value of $80.19 during a trade that took place back on May 26, which means that LEVINSON LINDA FAYNE is holding 57,888 shares at the value of $80,185 based on the most recent closing price.

J Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +5.26 for the present operating margin and +18.51 for gross margin. The net margin for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. stands at +2.29. Total capital return value is set at 8.75, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.90. Equity return holds the value 14.20%, with 6.90% for asset returns.

Based on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J), the company’s capital structure generated 24.52 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 19.69. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 12.22 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 7.96 and long-term debt to capital is 21.02.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.05 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.11. The receivables turnover for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is 3.97 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.05. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.34.