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Best Engineering & Construction Stocks to Buy Now (2023)
Top engineering & construction stocks in 2023 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best engineering & construction stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the engineering & construction industry.

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Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
STRL
STERLING INFRASTRUCTURE INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$1.02B$33.740.63%$185.00M11.80x2.43
RCMT
RCM TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$131.19M$13.330.60%$30.60M6.26x1.09
PRIM
PRIMORIS SERVICES CORP
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$1.38B$26.031.80%$267.72M11.52x2.23
LMB
LIMBACH HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$133.30M$12.731.84%$20.17M18.19x2.02
FIX
COMFORT SYSTEMS USA INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$4.27B$119.391.01%$307.33M18.86x1.68
BLD
TOPBUILD CORP
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$6.21B$194.382.18%$833.85M12.86x1.46
MYRG
MYR GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$1.62B$97.600.25%$165.26M20.63x1.48
J
JACOBS SOLUTIONS INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$15.50B$122.720.67%$1.21B24.50x1.41
TTEK
TETRA TECH INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$8.15B$153.800.05%$389.12M31.32x1.22
EME
EMCOR GROUP INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$6.97B$146.350.09%$644.66M19.67x1.95
DY
DYCOM INDUSTRIES INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$2.72B$91.860.34%$357.71M22.97x1.69
NVEE
NV5 GLOBAL INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$2.06B$132.32-1.63%$131.09M33.76x0.41
KBR
KBR INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$6.98B$50.840.95%$496.00M42.72x2.42
BLNK
BLINK CHARGING CO
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$696.85M$13.70-1.65%-$73.96M-7.45x0.34
MTZ
MASTEC INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$7.55B$96.560.52%$649.35M65.69x1.94
BBCP
CONCRETE PUMPING HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$454.50M$8.033.08%$111.54M20.08x1.89
STN
STANTEC INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$5.67B$51.200.77%$420.58M41.03x1.55
IESC
IES HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$781.27M$38.63-2.10%$76.02M26.64x1.64
ACM
AECOM
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$12.03B$86.75-0.36%$727.82M39.25x3.45
JCI
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL PLC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$47.26B$68.821.06%$2.56B31.28x1.52
PWR
QUANTA SERVICES INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$21.44B$150.060.79%$1.36B49.69x1.56
ROAD
CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$1.43B$27.19-0.48%$101.72M66.32x1.40
GVA
GRANITE CONSTRUCTION INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$1.80B$41.180.19%$155.83M27.82x1.49
AGX
ARGAN INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$520.65M$38.351.19%$42.47M25.57x0.51
ESOA
ENERGY SERVICES OF AMERICA CORP
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$43.13M$2.591.89%$13.11M10.78x1.94
DRTT
DIRTT ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS LTD
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$57.22M$0.65-7.86%-$44.61M-0.85x6.23
GLDD
GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK CORP
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$440.69M$6.66-1.62%$89.36M20.18x1.53
AGFY
AGRIFY CORP
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$4.97M$0.561.82%-$153.43M-0.01x2.16
AMRC
AMERESCO INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$3.27B$62.92-0.24%$167.85M30.84x2.79
ENG
ENGLOBAL CORP
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$34.37M$0.967.50%-$10.21M-2.91x0.95
FLR
FLUOR CORP
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$5.21B$36.66-1.03%-$146.66M-18.61x3.00
WLDN
WILLDAN GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$252.47M$18.994.92%$8.56M-27.52x1.19
ORN
ORION GROUP HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$91.04M$2.84-3.73%$17.02M-5.36x1.45
APG
API GROUP CORP
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$4.95B$21.150.67%$534.00M-27.47x2.32
TPC
TUTOR PERINI CORP
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$462.34M$8.981.58%$10.91M-5.25x2.11
WLMS
WILLIAMS INDUSTRIAL SERVICES GROUP INC
NYSEMKT
Engineering & Construction
$26.42M$1.005.26%$2.85M-12.50x2.38
AENZ
AENZA SAA
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$169.41M$2.90-6.45%$95.06M-4.14x3.71
ATCX
ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$215.65M$5.525.14%$68.27M-16.24x-6.26

Engineering & Construction Stocks FAQ

What are the best engineering & construction stocks to buy right now in Jan 2023?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best engineering & construction stocks to buy right now are:

1. Sterling Infrastructure (NASDAQ:STRL)


Sterling Infrastructure (NASDAQ:STRL) is the top engineering & construction stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 27 points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 35. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Sterling Infrastructure has seen its stock return 26.79% over the past year, overperforming other engineering & construction stocks by 20 percentage points.

Sterling Infrastructure has an average 1 year price target of $34.00, an upside of 0.77% from Sterling Infrastructure's current stock price of $33.74.

Sterling Infrastructure stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Sterling Infrastructure, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Rcm Technologies (NASDAQ:RCMT)


Rcm Technologies (NASDAQ:RCMT) is the second best engineering & construction stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 26 points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 35. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Rcm Technologies has seen its stock return 103.51% over the past year, overperforming other engineering & construction stocks by 97 percentage points.

Rcm Technologies has an average 1 year price target of $23.00, an upside of 72.54% from Rcm Technologies's current stock price of $13.33.

Rcm Technologies stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Rcm Technologies, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Primoris Services (NASDAQ:PRIM)


Primoris Services (NASDAQ:PRIM) is the third best engineering & construction stock with a Zen Score of 55, which is 20 points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 35. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Primoris Services has seen its stock return 2.08% over the past year, underperforming other engineering & construction stocks by -5 percentage points.

Primoris Services has an average 1 year price target of $24.00, a downside of -7.8% from Primoris Services's current stock price of $26.03.

Primoris Services stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Primoris Services, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 50% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the engineering & construction stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 12 engineering & construction stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 engineering & construction stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Argan (NYSE:AGX)


Argan (NYSE:AGX) has an annual dividend yield of 2.61%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 1%. Argan's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Argan's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Argan's dividend payout ratio of 66.7% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI)


Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI) has an annual dividend yield of 2.03%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 1%. Johnson Controls International's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Johnson Controls International's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Johnson Controls International's dividend payout ratio of 63.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Granite Construction (NYSE:GVA)


Granite Construction (NYSE:GVA) has an annual dividend yield of 1.26%, which is the same as the engineering & construction industry average of 1%. Granite Construction's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Granite Construction's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Granite Construction's dividend payout ratio of 35.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are engineering & construction stocks up?

Engineering & construction stocks were up 0.45% in the last day, and up 3.53% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why engineering & construction stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued engineering & construction stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued engineering & construction stocks right now are:

1. Concrete Pumping Holdings (NASDAQ:BBCP)


Concrete Pumping Holdings (NASDAQ:BBCP) is the most undervalued engineering & construction stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Concrete Pumping Holdings has a valuation score of 86, which is 54 points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 32. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Concrete Pumping Holdings's stock has gained 2.95% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the engineering & construction industry by -4 percentage points.

2. Limbach Holdings (NASDAQ:LMB)


Limbach Holdings (NASDAQ:LMB) is the second most undervalued engineering & construction stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Limbach Holdings has a valuation score of 86, which is 54 points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 32. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Limbach Holdings's stock has gained 44.99% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the engineering & construction industry by 38 percentage points.

3. Primoris Services (NASDAQ:PRIM)


Primoris Services (NASDAQ:PRIM) is the third most undervalued engineering & construction stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Primoris Services has a valuation score of 86, which is 54 points higher than the engineering & construction industry average of 32. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Primoris Services's stock has gained 2.08% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the engineering & construction industry by -5 percentage points.

Are engineering & construction stocks a good buy now?

60% of engineering & construction stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect engineering & construction stocks to rise by 12.55% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the engineering & construction industry?

The average P/E ratio of the engineering & construction industry is 30.33x.
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