Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209082472/composite J -0.10% inched 0.37% higher to $135.35 Friday, 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 -0.84% falling 0.19% to 4,391.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.17% falling 0.03% to 34,746.25. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. closed $10.62 below its 52-week high ($145.97), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Quanta Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203420082/composite PWR -0.86% fell 0.55% to $112.77, AECOM /zigman2/quotes/204198156/composite ACM -0.63% fell 0.45% to $63.93, and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT -1.41% fell 0.57% to $57.69. Trading volume (285,092) remained 261,777 below its 50-day average volume of 546,869.