Aecom Technology (ACM - Get Report), of Los Angeles, is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, civic facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. It has about 45,000 employees worldwide.
Aecom, whose shares have gained 7% this year, have a market value of $3.4 billion.The company has a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 11.6, by far the lowest among industry peers. Two weeks ago it was awarded a $22 million contract from the Singapore Land Transport Authority. Its annual revenue is $6.5 billion. Analysts give its shares seven "strong buy" ratings, five "buys" and three "holds," according to Thomson Reuters. Columbine Capital projects that Aecom will perform in line with the market over the next 12 months and recommends that investors maintain any existing position, but not add to it.