WS Atkins PLC Receives “Hold” Rating from Jefferies Group (ATK)
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,432 ($24.39) price target on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 7.27% from the company’s current price.
ATK has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 17th. They now have a GBX 1,330 ($22.65) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,619 ($27.58) to GBX 1,548 ($26.37) in a research note on Friday, June 13th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd raised their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,650 ($28.10) to GBX 1,700 ($28.96) in a research note on Friday, June 13th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,417.50 ($24.14).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1345.00 on Thursday. WS Atkins PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1023.516 and a 1-year high of GBX 1505.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1319. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1376.. The company’s market cap is £1.313 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 23.25 ($0.40) 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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