WS Atkins PLC’s (ATK) “Add” Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
Numis Securities Ltd reissued their add rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) in a research note published on Thursday morning. They currently have a GBX 1,710 ($22.32) price objective on the stock.
Several other equities analysts also recently commented on ATK. Peel Hunt reiterated an add rating and set a GBX 1,483 ($19.36) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, June 16th. Panmure Gordon reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, June 16th. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,480 ($19.32) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, June 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,620 ($21.15) to GBX 1,590 ($20.75) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 17th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. WS Atkins PLC presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded down 0.76% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1577.00. 158,983 shares of the stock were exchanged. WS Atkins PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,677.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,534.47 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,395.71. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.53 billion.
In related news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the firm’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 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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