FACTBOX-Some facts about US engineering and construction firms

BANGALORE, April 23 (BestGrowthStock) – Jacobs Engineering (JEC.N: )
showed up on the acquisition radar early April on speculation
that two private equity companies were eyeing the engineering
and construction services firm for $56 a share, but analysts
say the company deserves a higher price.

Jacobs shares currently trade at 19.4 times forward
earnings, a 28 percent premium to its peers, according to
Thomson Reuters StarMine SmartEstimates.

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Here are some key facts on Jacobs Engineering and some of
its competitors:
COMPANY KEY OPERATIONS

MARKET CAP P/E ratio

(in dollars)
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—————————- Jacobs Engineering (JEC.N: )
Project management, construction and $6.08 bln 19.4

maintenance services to refining,

infrastructure and oil/gas
exploration
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—————————- Fluor Corp (FLR.N: )
Engineering, construction and $9.5 bln 17.3

maintenance services to industrial,

utility and government customers
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—————————- URS Corp (URS.N: )
Engineering, construction and technical $4.42 bln 14.9

services to private industry
clients

and U.S. federal government
agencies
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—————————- Foster Wheeler (FWLT.O: )
Design, engineering and construction of $4.05 bln 13.1

petroleum, chemical and alternative

fuel facilities
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—————————- AECOM Technology (ACM.N: )
Professional, technical and management $3.50 bln 14.3

support services to government and

commercial clients
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—————————- Shaw Group (SHAW.N: )
Engineering, procurement, construction, $3.27 bln 16.2

maintenance and manufacturing
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 (Compiled by Bijoy Koyitty and
Divya Sharma in Bangalore)

FACTBOX-Some facts about US engineering and construction firms