Uwe Krueger Acquires 8 Shares of WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Stock
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) insider Uwe Krueger purchased 8 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,703 ($21.28) per share, with a total value of £136.24 ($170.21).
Uwe Krueger also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, October 17th, Uwe Krueger purchased 10 shares of WS Atkins PLC stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,523 ($19.03) per share, with a total value of £152.30 ($190.28).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1571.000 on Monday. WS Atkins PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,750.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,573.28 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,449.89. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.53 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 12.50 ($0.16) per share. This represents a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 24th.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,650 ($20.61) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, October 6th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,634 ($20.41) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,710 ($21.36) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of WS Atkins PLC to a “sector performer” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 1,400 ($17.49) to GBX 1,500 ($18.74) in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,634.25 ($20.42).
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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