WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) had its price target upped by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 1,650 ($20.44) to GBX 1,750 ($21.68) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital raised their price objective on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,350 ($16.72) to GBX 1,480 ($18.33) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($19.51) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an add rating and issued a GBX 1,634 ($20.24) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Friday, September 16th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,510 ($18.70) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Friday, October 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,360 ($16.85) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,601.75 ($19.84).

WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1707.00 on Tuesday. WS Atkins PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,750.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.66 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,557.05 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,437.87.

In other news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of WS Atkins PLC stock in a transaction on Monday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($19.10), for a total value of £22,667.40 ($28,078.04).

About WS Atkins PLC

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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