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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. J, +1.94% 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 SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% 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. PWR, +0.94% rose 1.93% to $113.14, AECOM ACM, +1.32% rose 0.67% to $63.27, and BWX Technologies Inc. BWXT, +2.08% rose 1.19% to $56.87. Trading volume (566,124) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 513,976.

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