Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services. The company has market cap of $8.54 billion. It offers project services that include engineering, architectural, interiors, design, planning, and related services, as well as planning, scheduling, procurement, estimating, cost engineering, project accounting and delivery, safety, and other support services. It has a 31.37 P/E ratio. The firm also provides process, scientific, and systems consulting services, including performing pricing studies, market analyses, and financial projections in determining the feasibility of a project; performing gasoline reformulation modeling; analyzing and evaluating layout and mechanical creates for complex processing plants; analyzing automation and control systems; analyzing, designing, and executing bio containment strategies; developing and performing process protocols; and performing geological and metallurgical studies.
The stock of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 2.77% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $12.65. About 91,931 shares traded. Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) has risen 121.51% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.81% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $342.20 million company. It was reported on Mar, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $12.14 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:STRL worth $13.69 million less.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $313,250 activity.
Hutchinson Capital Management Ca holds 5.27% of its portfolio in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for 335,553 shares. Cacti Asset Management Llc owns 856,094 shares or 4.22% of their US portfolio. Moreover, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc has 4.04% invested in the company for 244,875 shares. The Arkansas-based Lathrop Investment Management Corp has invested 3.97% in the stock. Hahn Capital Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 668,319 shares.
Analysts await Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.89 EPS, up 14.10% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.78 per share. JEC’s profit will be $126.09M for 16.93 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual EPS reported by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.58% EPS growth.
The stock increased 0.27% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $60.27. About 694,003 shares traded. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) has risen 8.36% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.34% the S&P500.
Since December 15, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 insider sales for $420,188 activity. HEMSLEY MAARTEN D also sold $3,492 worth of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) shares. 8,000 shares valued at $99,440 were bought by WADSWORTH CON L on Thursday, March 8.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 23 investors sold Sterling Construction Company, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 17.96 million shares or 9.85% less from 19.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Creative Planning reported 11,000 shares. Prelude Cap Limited Liability Com invested in 12,500 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Grp holds 16,790 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Price T Rowe Md reported 43,273 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested in 0% or 21,130 shares. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.16% in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL). Legal And General Public Lc has invested 0% in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL). Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 0% invested in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) for 27,600 shares. Mckinley Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp Delaware invested in 160,315 shares. American Century Cos invested 0% in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL). Cadence Capital Mngmt has 0.09% invested in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) for 92,443 shares. Bridgeway accumulated 0.09% or 494,837 shares. The New York-based Tower Research Capital Lc (Trc) has invested 0% in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL). First Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 236,901 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0% or 202,147 shares in its portfolio.
Analysts await Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.09 earnings per share, up 200.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $-0.09 per share. STRL’s profit will be $2.43 million for 35.14 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual earnings per share reported by Sterling Construction Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.18% negative EPS growth.
Among 5 analysts covering Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Sterling Construction had 14 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, May 3 by BWS Financial. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Monday, May 9, the company rating was upgraded by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Sector Weight” on Thursday, February 9. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, January 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 5. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 24 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of STRL in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating.
Sterling Construction Company, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a heavy civil construction firm in Texas, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, California, Hawaii, and other states in the United States. The company has market cap of $342.20 million. The firm builds, repairs, and reconstructs transportation infrastructure projects, including highways, roads, bridges, airfields, ports, and light rail; and water infrastructure projects comprising water, wastewater, and storm drainage systems. It has a 29.42 P/E ratio. It primarily serves the departments of transportation in various states, regional transit authorities, airport authorities, port authorities, water authorities, and railroads.