WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating restated by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,650 ($21.54) price objective on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 5.43% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on ATK. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,480 ($19.32) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Thursday, June 16th. Panmure Gordon reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,630 ($21.28) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Peel Hunt lifted their price target 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 note on Friday, September 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,575 ($20.56) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,360 ($17.75) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. WS Atkins PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,511.56 ($19.73).
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded down 0.51% on Thursday, reaching GBX 1565.00. 169,217 shares of the company traded hands. WS Atkins PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,677.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.52 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,547.22 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,407.22.
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In other news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of WS Atkins PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($20.13), for a total transaction of £22,667.40 ($29,588.04).
WS Atkins PLC Company Profile
WS Atkins plc is engaged in providing design, engineering and project management consultancy services. The Company operates through five segments: UK and Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Energy. In the UK and Europe segment, the Company’s focus is on planning, designing and enabling its clients’ capital programs and projects in and around infrastructure and transportation, as well as providing engineering consultancy services to other markets.
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