WS Atkins PLC Given “Buy” Rating at Liberum Capital (ATK)
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They currently have a GBX 1,500 ($25.22) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 14.66% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on ATK. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.54) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.54) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Investec reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.54) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,400.83 ($23.55).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 0.76% on Friday, hitting GBX 1328.00. The stock had a trading volume of 151,014 shares. WS Atkins PLC has a one year low of GBX 939.50 and a one year high of GBX 1505.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1314. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1378.. The company’s market cap is £1.294 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 23.25 ($0.39) per share. This represents a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 9th.
WS Atkins plc (LON:ATK) is a holding company engaged in engineering and design consultancies.
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