Uwe Krueger Acquires 10 Shares of WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Stock
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) insider Uwe Krueger purchased 10 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 17th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,523 ($18.56) per share, for a total transaction of £152.30 ($185.62).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 0.39% on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1543.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 116,482 shares. WS Atkins PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,677.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,553.94 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,416.95. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.50 billion.
ATK has been the topic of several research analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,590 ($19.38) to GBX 1,440 ($17.55) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 8th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,483 ($18.07) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,350 ($16.45) to GBX 1,480 ($18.04) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($19.20) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($16.58) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,522.67 ($18.56).
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About WS Atkins PLC
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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