JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) in a report released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 1,650 ($21.54) price objective on the stock.
Several other research firms have also recently commented on ATK. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an add rating and issued a GBX 1,710 ($22.32) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 29th. Liberum Capital lifted their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,480 ($19.32) to GBX 1,720 ($22.45) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Peel Hunt reiterated an add rating and issued a GBX 1,634 ($21.33) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded down 0.51% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1565.00. The stock had a trading volume of 167,378 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,544.89 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,406.11. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.52 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a one year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,677.00.
In other WS Atkins PLC news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on 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 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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