Jacobs Engineering Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:JEC)

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Jacobs Engineering
Updated on : Feb 16, 2018
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JEC 63.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2732.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 16, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Engineering R and D Services
Sector :
Construction
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-1.5%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
3.4%
Sector Average:
7.8%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
2.59B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.44
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$46.9M
Net Income:
$2.2M
Dividend Yield
JEC dividend yield:
0.95%
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
PE Valuation
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
ROIC
ROE
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
JEC PS :
0.8
Industry PS :
1
Sector:   Construction.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
5%
Return on Equity:
5.1%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
0.9%
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Jacobs Engineering Stock Analysis

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Investors can watch the Amigobulls Jacobs Engineering stock analysis video here. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for JEC stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc Stock Rating 3/5

Amigobulls JEC stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q1 financial data like Jacobs Engineering revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. Jacobs Engineering valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Our Jacobs Engineering stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy JEC stock?

  • Jacobs Engineering has a lower debt burden than its peers in the Construction sector, with a debt/equity ratio of  0.44.
  • The price to earnings multiple of 19 is attractive when compared with the industry average PE ratio of 21.8.
  • The lower PS ratio 0.8 for JEC stock versus Engineering R and D Services industry average of 1 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell JEC stock?

  • The company saw an average annual sales decline of -1.5% in sales over the last 5 years.
  • Jacobs Engineering had an unimpressive average operating margin of 3.4% during the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Jacobs Engineering has a low return on equity of 5.1% over the last twelve months.

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Investors can make use of the Amigobulls Jacobs Engineering stock analysis to ascertain how JEC stock fares in fundamental analysis investment criteria. Company's fundamentals remain one of the key driver of JEC stock and helps investors in making good buy and sell decision.

Jacobs Engineering revenue growth and profit or net income are the main underlying forces which could detremine the direction of the share price. One can also combine technical analysis and fundamental analysis to get a holistic picture about JEC stock.