Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the eight brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,743.75 ($22.06).

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,150 ($27.20) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Friday, April 21st. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 2,080 ($26.31) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Friday, April 21st. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,820 ($23.02) price target on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a report on Wednesday, March 29th.

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Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON ATK) opened at 2077.00 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2,091.43 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,667.13. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.02 billion. WS Atkins PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 1,191.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,148.00.

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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