WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Receives Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note issued on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 1,650 ($21.54) price target on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target suggests a potential upside of 4.17% from the stock’s previous close.
Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,480 ($19.32) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,483 ($19.36) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Panmure Gordon restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price objective 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) price objective 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) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1584.00 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,542.81 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,404.93. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.54 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,677.00.
In other WS Atkins PLC news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the company’s 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 transaction of £22,667.40 ($29,588.04).
WS Atkins PLC Company Profile
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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