WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) had its price objective raised by Liberum Capital from GBX 1,480 ($19.32) to GBX 1,720 ($22.45) in a report published on Thursday morning. Liberum Capital currently has a buy rating on the stock.
Several other equities analysts have also commented on ATK. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an add rating and issued a GBX 1,483 ($19.36) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on 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 research note on Friday, June 17th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. WS Atkins PLC currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1620.00 on Thursday. WS Atkins PLC has a one year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,677.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,538.39 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,401.62. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.58 billion.
In other WS Atkins PLC news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($20.13), for a total transaction of £22,667.40 ($29,588.04).
About WS Atkins PLC
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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