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Stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) from GBX 1,390 ($22.81) to GBX 1,466 ($24.05) in a report issued on Thursday, American Banking and Market News reports. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 3.97% from the stock’s previous close.

WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 1.00% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1410.00. The stock had a trading volume of 75,641 shares. WS Atkins PLC has a one year low of GBX 834.50 and a one year high of GBX 1488.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1402.06 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1273.. The company’s market cap is £1.373 billion.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on ATK. Analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,300 ($21.33) to GBX 1,450 ($23.79) in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($22.97) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($22.97) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,277.99 ($20.97).

WS Atkins plc (LON:ATK) is a holding company engaged in engineering and design consultancies.

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