Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the firm. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,743.75 ($22.68).
ATK has been the topic of several analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,900 ($24.72) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Wednesday, February 8th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($20.81) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Wednesday, February 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,820 ($23.68) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, February 9th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,597 ($20.78) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Wednesday, February 8th.
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 0.10% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2082.00. 177,026 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2,055.38 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,615.57. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.02 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 1,191.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,148.00.
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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