Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) in support of NASA completed crucial full-stress flight test

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) in support of NASA, successfully completed a crucial full-stress flight test of the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System (LAS), verifying the abort system can steer the spacecraft and astronauts aboard to safety if an emergency arises during ascent to orbit. The flight test, called Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2), is a critical step in helping demonstrate Orion’s safety as NASA leads the next steps of human exploration to deep space.

The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the JEC is 0.30%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the JEC is 94.80%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that JEC. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) is -10.61%.

Institutional transactions is the amount of a Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the JEC is 3.20%.

A Services sector firm, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) stock tanked -0.50% on Tuesday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $84.38 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 909060. The number of shares JEC stock currently held by all its shareholders are 135.99 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 135.91. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 967.24 and JEC stock value has moved between $55.15 – 85.23 in last one year.

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The Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC)’s latest earnings date is 8/6/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) is 19.00% and the profit margin is 2.00% and the stock has gained 44.34% in 2019 to date.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC)’s monthly stock performance is 9.80%, the quarterly performance is 10.17%, the half year performance is calculated as 44.34%. The yearly performance of JEC is 32.90%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) weekly volatility is measured as 1.20% and monthly volatility measured as 1.48%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. JEC return on assets is 2.30%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) is 5.10%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and JEC return on investment is 6.30%.

The price to earnings ratio is 24.85, price to sales ratio is 0.79, and price to book ratio is 2.14, price to cash per share ration is 17.01, price to free cash flow is 71.05.

Analysts mean target price for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) is $86.29 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.80. The current share price indicates that stock is -0.89% away from its one year high and is moving 52.95% ahead of its 52-week low. JEC’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 4.55% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 7.36%.

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