Shares of Jacobs Solutions Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209082472/composite J +0.91% inched 0.93% higher to $119.91 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.39% falling 0.41% to 3,908.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.19% falling 0.55% to 31,145.30. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Jacobs Solutions Inc. closed $30.41 short of its 52-week high ($150.32), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Quanta Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203420082/composite PWR +1.28% fell 0.24% to $140.26, AECOM /zigman2/quotes/204198156/composite ACM +0.22% rose 0.47% to $72.01, and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT +0.81% rose 0.12% to $51.48. Trading volume (608,109) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 478,863.