WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,634 ($21.33) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Friday, September 16th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,440 ($18.80) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,454.40 ($18.98).

WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 0.39% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1557.00. 87,630 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,517.00 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,384.81. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.51 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,677.00.

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In other news, insider Krueger,Uwe sold 8,569 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,232 ($16.08), for a total value of £105,570.08 ($137,801.96). Also, insider Bradley,Catherine bought 2,500 shares of WS Atkins PLC stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 29th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,309 ($17.09) per share, for a total transaction of £32,725 ($42,716.36).

About WS Atkins PLC

WS Atkins plc is a United Kingdom-based design, engineering and project management consultancy. In the United Kingdom and Europe, the Company delivers engineering and technically integrated design, together with project and cost management services. Its areas of operation include aerospace, defense, education, environment, infrastructure design, transportation and water.

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