A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on ATK. Liberum Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Jefferies Group restated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, August 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,620 ($21.15) to GBX 1,590 ($20.75) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 17th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, June 16th. Finally, Panmure Gordon restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, June 16th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. WS Atkins PLC currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1618.00 on Thursday. WS Atkins PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,677.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,538.39 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,401.62. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.57 billion.
In related news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($20.13), for a total value of £22,667.40 ($29,588.04).
WS Atkins PLC Company Profile
WS Atkins plc is a United Kingdom-based design, engineering and project management consultancy. In the United Kingdom and Europe, the Company delivers engineering and technically integrated design, together with project and cost management services. Its areas of operation include aerospace, defense, education, environment, infrastructure design, transportation and water.
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