WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “add” rating reiterated by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,634 ($21.33) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt’s target price indicates a potential upside of 5.22% from the stock’s current price.
ATK has been the topic of several other research reports. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,440 ($18.80) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,446.56 ($18.88).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1572.00 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 price is GBX 1,531.75 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,394.34. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.53 billion.
In other news, insider Drewett,Heath sold 10,781 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,334 ($17.41), for a total value of £143,818.54 ($187,728.16). Also, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on 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).
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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