WS Atkins PLC Stock Rating Reaffirmed by RBC Capital (ATK)
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,330 ($22.58) target price on the stock. RBC Capital’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 1.14% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1323.00 on Tuesday. WS Atkins PLC has a one year low of GBX 939.5001 and a one year high of GBX 1505.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1311. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1378.. The company’s market cap is £1.292 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 23.25 ($0.39) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 9th.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on ATK. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,619 ($27.48) to GBX 1,548 ($26.28) in a research note on Friday. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd raised their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,650 ($28.01) to GBX 1,700 ($28.86) in a research note on Friday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 1,500 ($25.46) price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. WS Atkins PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,417.50 ($24.06).
WS Atkins plc (LON:ATK) is a holding company engaged in engineering and design consultancies.
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