Shares of Jacobs Solutions Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209082472/composite J -1.58% advanced 2.79% to $123.26 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.09% rising 1.83% to 3,979.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 1.40% to 31,581.28. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Jacobs Solutions Inc. closed $27.06 short of its 52-week high ($150.32), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Quanta Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203420082/composite PWR +1.23% rose 1.55% to $142.43, AECOM /zigman2/quotes/204198156/composite ACM +0.01% rose 2.50% to $73.81, and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT +0.59% rose 5.03% to $54.07. Trading volume (411,931) remained 56,156 below its 50-day average volume of 468,087.