2. As of noon trading, Jacobs Engineering Group ( JEC) is up $1.11 (2.05) to $55.20 on average volume Thus far, 522,412 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.96-$55.52 after having opened the day at $53.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.09. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services to various industrial, commercial, and governmental clients worldwide. Jacobs Engineering Group has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 27.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Jacobs Engineering Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Jacobs Engineering Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Jacobs Engineering Group Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.