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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Construction & Engineering Industry Detected in Shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI, FLR, TPC, GLDD, JEC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Chicago Bridge & Iron ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 4.73. Fluor is next with a a P/E ratio of 11.53. Tutor Perini ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 12.07.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock follows with a a P/E ratio of 13.26, and Jacobs Engineering Group rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 15.57.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Jacobs Engineering Group and will alert subscribers who have JEC in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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