Yahoo Finance and ENR Art Dept. URS has experienced "choppy trading" over the past few years, said one analyst. Related Links: URS Stock Tumbles on Weak Year-End Results, Outlook Seeking Alpha: URS Corp., Undervaluation And Catalysts To Drive The Stock Higher Activist Investor Sends Ripples to Make Waves URS Corp. has agreed to a call from a key investor, activist hedge fund JANA Partners, to reshape the firm's board to allow JANA more input in choosing a successor to Martin M. Koffel, who has run URS for more than 25 years and intends to step down.The moves follow the firm's
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.