Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. J advanced 1.86% to $138.26 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. closed $0.28 below its 52-week high ($138.54), which the company achieved on April 26th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Quanta Services Inc. PWR rose 0.48% to $97.65, AECOM ACM fell 0.03% to $67.06, and BWX Technologies Inc. BWXT fell 0.13% to $67.18. Trading volume (528,226) remained 94,672 below its 50-day average volume of 622,898.