Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Reaches $32.40 Formed H&S; Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) Had 13 Bulls

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Among 21 analysts covering Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. had 60 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, May 11 by Bank of America. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of JEC in report on Tuesday, November 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, December 13 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, November 21 by Jefferies. The firm has “Accumulate” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Johnson Rice. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 8 by Bank of America. The company was initiated on Wednesday, June 29 by M Partners. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Thursday, April 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, April 14 by Standpoint Research. See Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) latest ratings:

11/05/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $70 Upgrade
09/05/2018 Broker: Vertical Research Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
09/05/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $82 New Target: $86 Maintain
09/05/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
03/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $77.0000 Upgrade
29/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $86.0000 Maintain
29/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $60 Upgrade
28/03/2018 Broker: M Partners Rating: Buy New Target: $71.0000 Upgrade
26/03/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy Upgrade
12/02/2018 Broker: Alembic Rating: Buy

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) formed H&S with $29.81 target or 8.00% below today’s $32.40 share price. Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) has $2.74 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $32.4. About 475,991 shares traded. Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) has risen 4.92% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.63% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 112.42 million shares or 15.23% more from 97.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board owns 248,676 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Ahl Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership owns 180,123 shares. Pennsylvania-based Stevens Cap Mngmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.12% in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC). Citadel Advisors Limited stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC). Fmr Limited Liability Corp invested in 4.22M shares. Retirement Of Alabama owns 58,379 shares. Greenwood Gearhart holds 1.61% or 76,582 shares in its portfolio. United Automobile Association accumulated 97,392 shares. Boothbay Fund Limited Liability owns 3,830 shares. National Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0.02% or 1.02 million shares in its portfolio. Adage Cap Prns Grp Incorporated Ltd reported 0.02% stake. 17,483 are held by Exane Derivatives. 11,606 were accumulated by Cibc Asset Mngmt. Sg Americas Secs Llc reported 0.02% stake. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny invested in 18,628 shares.

The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $62.69. About 1.46M shares traded or 16.50% up from the average. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has risen 4.71% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.84% the S&P500.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services. The company has market cap of $8.89 billion. It offers project services that include engineering, architectural, interiors, design, planning, and related services, as well as planning, scheduling, procurement, estimating, cost engineering, project accounting and delivery, safety, and other support services. It has a 32.63 P/E ratio. The firm also provides process, scientific, and systems consulting services, including performing pricing studies, market analyses, and financial projections in determining the feasibility of a project; performing gasoline reformulation modeling; analyzing and evaluating layout and mechanical creates for complex processing plants; analyzing automation and control systems; analyzing, designing, and executing bio containment strategies; developing and performing process protocols; and performing geological and metallurgical studies.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $313,250 activity. 5,000 shares were sold by HAGEN TERENCE D, worth $313,250 on Wednesday, February 14.

More recent Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Buy These 5 Stocks With Upgraded Broker Ratings Right Away” on May 14, 2018. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Jacobs Engineering (JEC) Tops Q2 EPS by 12c, Raises FY Guidance” on May 08, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Cboe Global Markets, Colgate-Palmolive, Conduent, Danaher, Jacobs …” with publication date: May 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Washington Federal, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 70.05 million shares or 1.41% less from 71.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Communication holds 0% or 56 shares in its portfolio. Prudential Plc holds 0.01% or 113,975 shares in its portfolio. Semper Augustus Gp Limited Liability Company accumulated 56,004 shares. Pnc Financial Grp Inc Inc holds 12,777 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California-based Los Angeles Capital Mgmt & Equity Research has invested 0.03% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Bartlett And Com Ltd Company invested in 0.01% or 6,193 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc has 0% invested in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Laurion Mgmt Limited Partnership stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Prudential Financial Inc accumulated 575,320 shares. Lpl Fin invested in 25,228 shares or 0% of the stock. Pacad Inv Limited holds 0.01% or 1,424 shares in its portfolio. Proshare Advisors Lc accumulated 0.01% or 33,252 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System invested in 138,790 shares. Foundry Prns accumulated 0.95% or 668,815 shares. Wells Fargo Mn owns 308,742 shares.

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