Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) to a sector performer rating in a report published on Thursday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has GBX 1,500 ($18.56) target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of GBX 1,400 ($17.33).
Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Liberum Capital boosted their target price on WS Atkins PLC from GBX 1,350 ($16.71) to GBX 1,480 ($18.32) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 1,440 ($17.82) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 1,575 ($19.49) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Peel Hunt reissued an add rating and set a GBX 1,634 ($20.22) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Friday, September 16th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 1,360 ($16.83) target price on shares of WS Atkins PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,522.67 ($18.84).
Shares of WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) traded up 0.65% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1539.00. The stock had a trading volume of 60,762 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,550.65 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,413.72. WS Atkins PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 1,110.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,677.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.50 billion.
In other WS Atkins PLC news, insider Heath Drewett sold 1,470 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,542 ($19.08), for a total value of £22,667.40 ($28,053.71).