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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.81
JEC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. JEC: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JEC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.80 Max: 56.69
Current: 0.81
0.24
56.69
Equity to Asset 0.55
JEC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. JEC: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.55
0.32
0.61
Interest Coverage 46.17
JEC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 25.44 vs. JEC: 46.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JEC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.91  Med: 48.13 Max: 212.82
Current: 46.17
10.91
212.82
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.42
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
14.14%
8.48%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 4.32
JEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. JEC: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.48  Med: 4.09 Max: 5.71
Current: 4.32
-5.48
5.71
Net-margin (%) 2.94
JEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. JEC: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.49  Med: 2.59 Max: 3.74
Current: 2.94
1.49
3.74
ROE (%) 8.12
JEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. JEC: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.56  Med: 15.44 Max: 20.58
Current: 8.12
7.56
20.58
ROA (%) 4.39
JEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. JEC: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.91  Med: 6.45 Max: 10.97
Current: 4.39
3.91
10.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.12
JEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. JEC: 41.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 36.33  Med: 51.79 Max: 94.06
Current: 41.12
36.33
94.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
JEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. JEC: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 5.70 Max: 23.7
Current: 5.5
-3.4
23.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
JEC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. JEC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1  Med: 13.70 Max: 38.3
Current: 2.7
-6.1
38.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
JEC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. JEC: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.4  Med: 16.70 Max: 44.5
Current: -1.6
-8.4
44.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

JEC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 25,981 sh (+136.13%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,859,641 sh (+57.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,435 sh (+16.33%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,935,406 sh (-0.26%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 800,985 sh (-5.49%)
Chuck Royce 481,295 sh (-13.83%)
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Q4 2014

JEC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,514,652 sh (New)
Jim Simons 452,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,414 sh (+54.63%)
Chuck Royce 662,875 sh (+37.73%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,974,505 sh (+19.03%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,953,399 sh (+0.46%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 753,247 sh (-5.96%)
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Q1 2015

JEC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

PRIMECAP Management 7,175,280 sh (+2.88%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,986,209 sh (+0.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 680,042 sh (-9.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,116,540 sh (-26.28%)
Chuck Royce 384,225 sh (-42.04%)
Jim Simons 28,200 sh (-93.77%)
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Q2 2015

JEC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ray Dalio 9,481 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 7,273,030 sh (+1.36%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,989,652 sh (+0.09%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 820,184 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 644,632 sh (-5.21%)
Chuck Royce 213,900 sh (-44.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 555,346 sh (-50.26%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.39
JEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. JEC: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.7  Med: 19.11 Max: 37.31
Current: 14.39
8.7
37.31
Forward P/E 11.70
JEC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. JEC: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.40
JEC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. JEC: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JEC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.69  Med: 19.09 Max: 37.29
Current: 14.4
8.69
37.29
P/B 1.13
JEC's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. JEC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.96 Max: 5.97
Current: 1.13
1.04
5.97
P/S 0.41
JEC's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. JEC: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.57 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.41
0.33
1.35
PFCF 10.01
JEC's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. JEC: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
JEC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.19  Med: 27.99 Max: 334.46
Current: 10.01
8.19
334.46
POCF 8.26
JEC's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. JEC: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
JEC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.49  Med: 19.92 Max: 52.67
Current: 8.26
7.49
52.67
EV-to-EBIT 9.52
JEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. JEC: 9.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 11.70 Max: 24.2
Current: 9.52
4.8
24.2
PEG 5.14
JEC's PEG is ranked lower than
85% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. JEC: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.20 Max: 27.42
Current: 5.14
0.27
27.42
Shiller P/E 14.46
JEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. JEC: 14.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12  Med: 19.89 Max: 62.87
Current: 14.46
12
62.87
Current Ratio 1.66
JEC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. JEC: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.66
1.22
2.26
Quick Ratio 1.66
JEC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. JEC: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.66
1.22
2.26
Days Sales Outstanding 38.65
JEC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 71.09 vs. JEC: 38.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JEC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.98  Med: 66.36 Max: 78.7
Current: 38.65
40.98
78.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.23
JEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. JEC: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.38  Med: 4.81 Max: 9.76
Current: 5.23
2.38
9.76
Price/Projected FCF 0.75
JEC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. JEC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.44 Max: 5.14
Current: 0.75
0.78
5.14
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
JEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. JEC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.73
0.46
2.32
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.01
JEC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. JEC: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.27 Max: 5.96
Current: 2.01
0.43
5.96
Price/Graham Number 1.72
JEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. JEC: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
JEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.72
1.2
3.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.52
JEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. JEC: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.1  Med: 8.60 Max: 21
Current: 10.52
4.1
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.92
JEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. JEC: 12.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
JEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 11.90 Max: 39.7
Current: 12.92
1.5
39.7

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 12,182 12,322 13,064
EPS($) 3.35 3.37 3.70
EPS without NRI($) 3.35 3.37 3.70

Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc was founded in 1947 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company through its subsidiaries provides technical, professional, and construction services including engineering, design, and architectural services; construction and construction management services; operations and maintenance services; and process, scientific, and systems consulting services. The Company provides four categories of services: Project Services, Process, Scientific, and Systems Consulting Services (including services performed in connection with scientific testing, analysis, and consulting activities, as well as information technology and systems engineering and integration activities), Construction Services and Operations and Maintenance Services. The Company offers services to the following industries and markets: Oil and gas exploration, production, and refining; Chemicals and polymers; Programs for various national governments, including aerospace, defense, and environmental programs; Buildings (including specialized buildings for clients operating in the fields of healthcare, education, and high technology; governmental complexes; other specialized civic and mission critical buildings, installations, and laboratories; and retail and commercial buildings); Infrastructure and telecommunications; Mining and minerals; Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; Power; Pulp and paper; Technology and manufacturing; and, Food and consumer products, among others. Its competitors includes Bechtel, Fluor, Foster Wheeler, KBR, Technip, WorleyParsons, CB&I, AMEC, HDR, HOK, AECOM, Turner, Parsons Brinckerhoff, HNTB, Tetra Tech, Parsons, and W.S. Atkins, Leidos, CH2M Hill, Weston, Lockheed Martin, and Computer Sciences Corporation. The Company is subject to U.S. federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations that affect its business.
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