Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) to a sector performer rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. They currently have GBX 1,500 ($18.28) price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of GBX 1,400 ($17.06).
A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on ATK. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,620 ($19.74) to GBX 1,590 ($19.38) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,480 ($18.04) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($19.87) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Peel Hunt lifted their target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,483 ($18.07) to GBX 1,634 ($19.91) and gave the stock an add rating in a research note on Friday, September 2nd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($19.20) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,522.67 ($18.56).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1520.00 on Thursday. WS Atkins PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,677.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,553.06 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,416.40. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.48 billion.
In related news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($18.79), for a total transaction of £22,667.40 ($27,626.33).
About WS Atkins PLC
WS Atkins plc is engaged in providing design, engineering and project management consultancy services. The Company operates through five segments: UK and Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Energy. In the UK and Europe segment, the Company’s focus is on planning, designing and enabling its clients’ capital programs and projects in and around infrastructure and transportation, as well as providing engineering consultancy services to other markets.
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