WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,743.75 ($22.51).
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on ATK shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,820 ($23.49) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Liberum Capital raised their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,600 ($20.65) to GBX 2,150 ($27.75) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Peel Hunt raised their price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,597 ($20.61) to GBX 2,080 ($26.85) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,900 ($24.53) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th.
WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 0.10% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2084.00. The company had a trading volume of 183,673 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.03 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 1,191.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 2,148.00. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 2,007.49 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,606.90.
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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