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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.93
JEC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. JEC: 0.93 )
JEC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 56.69
Current: 0.93

0.24
56.69
Equity to Asset 0.54
JEC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. JEC: 0.54 )
JEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.54

0.32
0.61
Interest Coverage 51.83
JEC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. JEC: 51.83 )
JEC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.91   Max: 212.82
Current: 51.83

10.91
212.82
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.69
M-Score: -2.41
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.66
JEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. JEC: 5.66 )
JEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.48   Max: 5.71
Current: 5.66

-5.48
5.71
Net-margin (%) 3.58
JEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. JEC: 3.58 )
JEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 3.74
Current: 3.58

1.49
3.74
ROE (%) 10.04
JEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. JEC: 10.04 )
JEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 18.74
Current: 10.04

8.6
18.74
ROA (%) 5.82
JEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. JEC: 5.82 )
JEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 9.83
Current: 5.82

3.68
9.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 51.55
JEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. JEC: 51.55 )
JEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -59.3   Max: 83.1
Current: 51.55

-59.3
83.1
Revenue Growth (%) 4.60
JEC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. JEC: 4.60 )
JEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 23.7
Current: 4.6

-3.4
23.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.90
JEC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. JEC: 14.90 )
JEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 33.7
Current: 14.9

-6.1
33.7
EPS Growth (%) 18.10
JEC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. JEC: 18.10 )
JEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 44.5
Current: 18.1

-8.4
44.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

JEC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 9,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 164,414 sh (+1170.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 155,985 sh (+475.55%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,914,567 sh (+14.32%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 1,970,658 sh (-0.1%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 904,462 sh (-1.54%)
Chuck Royce 758,510 sh (-14.59%)
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Q4 2013

JEC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 21,129 sh (+73.19%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,800 sh (+7.69%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,036,647 sh (+6.38%)
Chuck Royce 774,090 sh (+2.05%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 1,953,113 sh (-0.89%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 896,412 sh (-0.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 61,211 sh (-60.76%)
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Q1 2014

JEC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 3,367 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 2,258,822 sh (+10.91%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,953,114 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 855,738 sh (-4.54%)
Chuck Royce 711,350 sh (-8.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,100 sh (-56.93%)
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Q2 2014

JEC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 11,003 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 3,945,718 sh (+102.02%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,711,829 sh (+64.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,128 sh (+55.25%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 847,473 sh (-0.97%)
Chuck Royce 558,550 sh (-21.48%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JEC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-30 Add 102.02%0.56%$52.92 - $64.62 $ 54.42-6%3945718
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Add 64.33%0.09%$52.92 - $64.62 $ 54.42-6%3711829
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy$52.92 - $64.62 $ 54.42-6%11003
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Reduce -4.54%0.24%$58.49 - $66.81 $ 54.42-13%855738
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$58.49 - $66.81 $ 54.42-13%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -60.76%0.18%$56.12 - $63.76 $ 54.42-9%61211
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 475.55%0.24%$54.56 - $62.33 $ 54.42-8%155985
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Reduce -7.79%0.43%$49.02 - $57.78 $ 54.421%918587
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -47.22%0.07%$49.02 - $57.78 $ 54.421%27102
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 36.38%0.04%$42.57 - $56.24 $ 54.4211%51350
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Add 34.21%0.03%$42.57 - $56.24 $ 54.4211%1461458
Ruane Cunniff 2012-12-31 New Buy0.63%$38.43 - $43.54 $ 54.4234%1961450
PRIMECAP Management 2012-12-31 Add 85.47%0.03%$38.43 - $43.54 $ 54.4234%1088900
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 31.56%0.02%$38.43 - $43.54 $ 54.4234%37653
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.09%$34.49 - $44.65 $ 54.4239%31751
Dodge & Cox 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0003%$31.55 - $42.65 $ 54.4240%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 216.32%2.32%$31.88 - $43.67 $ 54.4245%1092814
PRIMECAP Management 2011-09-30 Add 36.69%0.01%$31.88 - $43.67 $ 54.4245%434000
PRIMECAP Management 2011-06-30 Add 200.95%0.01%$40.88 - $51.97 $ 54.4218%317500
Dodge & Cox 2011-06-30 New Buy$40.88 - $51.97 $ 54.4218%7000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.30
JEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. JEC: 20.30 )
JEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 37.31
Current: 20.3

8.7
37.31
P/B 1.60
JEC's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. JEC: 1.60 )
JEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 5.95
Current: 1.6

1.24
5.95
P/S 0.57
JEC's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. JEC: 0.57 )
JEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.57

0.33
1.35
PFCF 19.58
JEC's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JEC: 19.58 )
JEC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.19   Max: 181.17
Current: 19.58

8.19
181.17
EV-to-EBIT 12.94
JEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. JEC: 12.94 )
JEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 24.2
Current: 12.94

4.8
24.2
PEG 4.98
JEC's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JEC: 4.98 )
JEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 24.99
Current: 4.98

0.29
24.99
Shiller P/E 18.35
JEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 83.80 vs. JEC: 18.35 )
JEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12   Max: 62.87
Current: 18.35

12
62.87
Current Ratio 1.73
JEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. JEC: 1.73 )
JEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.73

1.22
2.26
Quick Ratio 1.73
JEC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. JEC: 1.73 )
JEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.73

1.22
2.26

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.64
JEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. JEC: 6.64 )
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 9.73
Current: 6.64

2.38
9.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.12
JEC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JEC: 1.12 )
JEC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 5.14
Current: 1.12

0.78
5.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
JEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. JEC: 0.96 )
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.96

0.43
2.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.24
JEC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JEC: 3.24 )
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 4.58
Current: 3.24

0.43
4.58
Price/Graham Number 2.37
JEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. JEC: 2.37 )
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 3.92
Current: 2.37

1.2
3.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.70
JEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. JEC: 7.70 )
JEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 21
Current: 7.7

4.1
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.39
JEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. JEC: 9.39 )
JEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 34.7
Current: 9.39

1.2
34.7

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware on January 8, 1987. The Company is the professional services firms in the United States. Its business focuses on providing a range of technical, professional, and construction services to a large number of industrial, commercial, and governmental clients around the world. The Company provides four categories of services: project services; process, scientific, and systems consulting services; operations and maintenance services; and construction services. It provides its services through offices and subsidiaries located in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The Company concentrates its services on selected industry groups and markets including oil and gas exploration, production, and refining; programs for federal governments; pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; chemicals and polymers; buildings; infrastructure; technology and manufacturing; and pulp and paper, among others. It provides its full line of traditional engineering, design, construction, and construction management services to its clients in the upstream and downstream areas of this market. It provides technical consulting, project finance structuring, facility appraisal, market analysis, and business consulting services as well as fully-integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and construction management services to its clients operating in the chemicals and polymers industries. It also provides single-point engineering, procurement, construction management, and validation ("EPCMV") project delivery services. The Company provides a range of life-cycle services including planning, design, consulting, engineering, design-build, and construction and program management services to its clients engaged in civil construction projects throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. It provides services to technology and manufacturing; pulp and paper; food and consumer products; and basic resources clients. Competitors include: Bechtel; Fluor; Foster Wheeler; KBR; Aker Kvaerner; Technip; WorleyParsons; the Shaw Group, HDR; HOK; AECOM, SAIC; CH2M Hill; Weston; Lockheed Martin; and Computer Sciences Corporation.
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