Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) recently saw its volume around 1.26 million shares and on average it trades 0.89 million shares a day. The opening price of $53.85, led it to gain -2.84% to reach $52.68 upon the closing bell.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) Analyst Opinion

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 16 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 2.01% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -3.66% last month and is down -7.58 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 3 of analysts who cover JEC having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $0 price target on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., suggesting a -100% decline from recent close. It’s currently trading about -16.93% below its 52-week high.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Earnings Surprise

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.79 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.79. Its revenue totaled $2.52 billion up 9.61% from the previous quarter.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) Intraday View

This stock (JEC) is ahead of its 52-week low with 7.18%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.59% which for the week stands at 2.05%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -0.82% and stays -1.55% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 0.02% gains and now is down -5.25% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $54.85. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -3.55%.

Turning to Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), its shares were trading at $127.78 a retreat of $-4.63, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $132.26, touched a high of $132.26 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.3. Deere & Company has 6 buy ratings, 11 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -3.56% from its high of $132.5 to a $40.8 billion market value through last close.

Deere & Company (DE) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.48 to 2.38 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $132.17 a share. The target implies a 3.44% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 29.13% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 2.99 million shares versus an average volume of 2.45 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.55% which for the week approaches 1.12%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $127.74 and compares with the $76.73 52-week low. The stock recovered 66.53% since its low point and has performed 24.01% year-to-date.