Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
rose 1.07% to $134.48 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. closed $11.49 below its 52-week high ($145.97), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Quanta Services Inc.
rose 1.93% to $113.14, AECOM
rose 0.67% to $63.27, and BWX Technologies Inc.
rose 1.19% to $56.87. Trading volume (566,124) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 513,976.