WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Given Add Rating at Peel Hunt
Peel Hunt reaffirmed their add rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 1,634 ($21.33) price target on the stock.
Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,480 ($19.32) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their target price on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,590 ($20.75) to GBX 1,440 ($18.80) and set an overweight rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Panmure Gordon restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded down 0.76% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1577.00. The stock had a trading volume of 158,983 shares. WS Atkins PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,677.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.53 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,534.47 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,395.71.
In other news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($20.13), for a total value of £22,667.40 ($29,588.04).
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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