WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the 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).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1553.00 on Thursday. 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. WS Atkins PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,677.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1554.72 billion.
Several equities analysts have commented on ATK shares. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Peel Hunt increased their target price on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,483 ($19.36) to GBX 1,634 ($21.33) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Friday, September 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,440 ($18.80) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,446.56 ($18.88).
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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