Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209082472/composite J +3.00% rallied 2.85% to $132.23 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.95% rising 1.52% to 4,323.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.00% rising 1.62% to 34,511.99. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. closed $13.74 short of its 52-week high ($145.97), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Quanta Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203420082/composite PWR +0.87% rose 3.35% to $88.30, AECOM /zigman2/quotes/204198156/composite ACM +1.49% rose 3.86% to $61.10, and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT -0.24% rose 4.91% to $58.07. Trading volume (557,308) remained 8,011 below its 50-day average volume of 565,319.