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J Jacobs Engineering Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Jacobs Engineering Group stock as of May 22, 2024 is 26.46. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $5.21 and the stock price of $137.87 per share. The P/E ratio has grown by 7% from the past four quarters average of 24.6.

J PE ratio history

How has J's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Jacobs Engineering Group for the last ten years is 27.31. The current PE ratio of 26.46 is 3.1% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, J's PE ratio was at its highest in the Sep 2018 quarter at 64.83, when the stock price was $76.5 and the EPS was $1.18. The lowest value was in the Mar 2020 quarter, when it reached 12.2 with a price of $74.88 and an EPS of $6.14.


Jacobs Engineering Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 170.35% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -77.22% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 25.66 18.52%
2022 21.65 -48.23%
2021 41.82 65.95%
2020 25.2 70.62%
2019 14.77 -77.22%
2018 64.83 170.35%
2017 23.98 -18.85%
2016 29.55 91.26%
2015 15.45 -21.93%
2014 19.79 12%

J average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of J for the past years

J's current P/E ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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Frequently asked questions

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's PE ratio?

As of May 22, 2024, J stock has a price to earnings ratio of 26.46.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Jacobs Engineering Group (J)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for J stock is 32.29.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Jacobs Engineering Group (J)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for J stock is 27.32.

What is the highest PE ratio for J?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 64.83 in the Sep 2018 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for J compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of J is 3.1% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is J's PE ratio calculated (Jacobs Engineering Group PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (May 22, 2024), Jacobs Engineering Group's stock price is $137.87. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.21. Therefore, Jacobs Engineering Group's P/E ratio for today is 26.46. PE RATIO(26.46) = STOCK PRICE($137.87) / TTM EPS($5.21)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.