Brokerages Set WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Target Price at $1,522.67
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,522.67 ($18.84).
Several research firms recently commented on ATK. Liberum Capital upped their target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,350 ($16.71) to GBX 1,480 ($18.32) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,590 ($19.68) to GBX 1,440 ($17.82) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,634 ($20.22) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Friday, September 16th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($19.49) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of WS Atkins PLC to a “sector performer” rating and increased their price objective for the company from GBX 1,400 ($17.33) to GBX 1,500 ($18.56) in a research note on Thursday.
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1538.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.50 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,551.24 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,414.57. WS Atkins PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,677.00.
In related news, 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 ($19.08), for a total transaction of £22,667.40 ($28,053.71).
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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