Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209082472/composite J -0.10% slid 0.74% to $133.00 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.84% falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.17% falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. closed $12.97 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 -0.86% rose 0.67% to $111.64, AECOM /zigman2/quotes/204198156/composite ACM -0.63% rose 0.66% to $62.68, and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT -1.41% rose 0.19% to $58.22. Trading volume (475,969) remained 55,734 below its 50-day average volume of 531,703.