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

ATK has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,620 ($21.15) to GBX 1,590 ($20.75) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Peel Hunt lifted their price objective on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,483 ($19.36) to GBX 1,634 ($21.33) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a research report on Friday, September 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price objective on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,454.40 ($18.98).

WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) opened at 1560.00 on Wednesday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.52 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,677.00. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,512.30 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,383.89.

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In other news, insider Drewett,Heath sold 10,781 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,334 ($17.41), for a total transaction of £143,818.54 ($187,728.16). Also, insider Krueger,Uwe sold 8,569 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,232 ($16.08), for a total value of £105,570.08 ($137,801.96).

WS Atkins PLC Company Profile

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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