WS Atkins PLC Company Profile (LON:ATK)

About WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)

WS Atkins PLC logoWS 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. In the North America segment, it focuses on transportation business, and develops federal offering and targets infrastructure programs. In the Middle East segment, it focuses on transportation infrastructure and property in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In the Asia Pacific segment, the Company offers its clients a range of services throughout the entire cycle of urban development. In the Energy segment, it focuses on nuclear, oil and gas, conventional power generation and renewables.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Management Consulting Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ATK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,075.13
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,763.54
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,345 - GBX 2,148
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: 9.81%
  • Return on Equity: 70.70%
  • Return on Assets: 13.57%
  • Average Volume: 599,264 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)

What is WS Atkins PLC's stock symbol?

WS Atkins PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ATK."

How often does WS Atkins PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WS Atkins PLC?

WS Atkins PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.50 per share on Friday, January 6th. This represents a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 24th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View WS Atkins PLC's Dividend History.

Where is WS Atkins PLC's stock going? Where will WS Atkins PLC's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for WS Atkins PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,820 to GBX 2,150. On average, they anticipate WS Atkins PLC's share price to reach GBX 1,987.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WS Atkins PLC.

Who are some of WS Atkins PLC's key competitors?

Who are WS Atkins PLC's key executives?

WS Atkins PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Uwe Krueger, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Heath Drewett, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • James Cullens, Executive Director, Group Human Resource Director
  • Richard Webster, Company Secretary
  • Allan E. Cook CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the board
  • Allister Gordon Langlands, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Thomas C. Leppert, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Catherine Bradley, Non-Executive Director
  • Fiona J. Clutterbuck, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy WS Atkins PLC stock?

Shares of WS Atkins PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is WS Atkins PLC's stock price today?

One share of WS Atkins PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,081.

MarketBeat Community Rating for WS Atkins PLC (LON ATK)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  262 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  172 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  434
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WS Atkins PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,987.50
Consensus Price Target History for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
Price Target History for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
Analysts' Ratings History for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/15/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,150View Rating Details
4/21/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 2,080View Rating Details
3/29/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,820View Rating Details
2/8/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,900View Rating Details
10/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,510View Rating Details
10/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector PerformerGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,500View Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,360View Rating Details
6/16/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,630View Rating Details
11/17/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/2/2015N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,340View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
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Earnings Estimates for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $118.47 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for WS Atkins PLC (LON ATK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/17/2016GBX 12.500.77%11/24/201611/24/20161/6/2017
6/16/2016GBX 27.802.19%7/7/20167/7/20168/19/2016
11/12/2015GBX 11.700.86%11/26/201511/26/20151/8/2016
6/11/2015GBX 25.501.69%7/9/20157/9/20158/21/2015
11/13/2014GBX 110.82%12/4/201412/4/20141/9/2015
6/12/2014GBX 23.251.77%7/9/20147/9/20148/22/2014
11/14/2013GBX 10.500.82%12/4/201312/4/20131/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WS Atkins PLC (LON:ATK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/15/2017James CullensInsiderBuy7GBX 2,072£145.04
5/15/2017Heath DrewettInsiderBuy7GBX 2,087£146.09
4/18/2017James CullensInsiderBuy7GBX 1,985£138.95
3/15/2017Heath DrewettInsiderBuy10GBX 1,478£147.80
2/15/2017James CullensInsiderBuy10GBX 1,482£148.20
1/16/2017Uwe KruegerInsiderBuy10GBX 1,461£146.10
12/15/2016Heath DrewettInsiderBuy11GBX 1,417£155.87
11/23/2016Gretchen WatkinsInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,884£94,200
11/15/2016Uwe KruegerInsiderBuy8GBX 1,703£136.24
10/17/2016Uwe KruegerInsiderBuy10GBX 1,523£152.30
9/26/2016Heath DrewettInsiderSell1,470GBX 1,542£22,667.40
9/15/2016Krueger,UweInsiderBuy10GBX 1,545£154.50
8/15/2016Krueger,UweInsiderBuy10GBX 1,520£152
7/15/2016Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy12GBX 1,318£158.16
7/1/2016Drewett,HeathInsiderSell10,781GBX 1,334£143,818.54
6/29/2016Bradley,CatherineInsiderBuy2,500GBX 1,309£32,725
6/27/2016Krueger,UweInsiderSell8,569GBX 1,232£105,570.08
6/15/2016Krueger,UweInsiderBuy13GBX 1,203£156.39
5/16/2016Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy11GBX 1,326£145.86
4/15/2016Cullens,JamesInsiderBuy11GBX 1,376£151.36
3/15/2016Cullens,JamesInsiderBuy12GBX 1,270£152.40
3/8/2016Leppert,ThomasInsiderBuy2,676GBX 1,311£35,082.36
2/15/2016Cullens,JamesInsiderBuy12GBX 1,238£148.56
2/12/2016Cook,Allan EInsiderBuy4,300GBX 1,155£49,665
1/15/2016Cullens,JamesInsiderBuy10GBX 1,500£150
12/22/2015Krueger,UweInsiderSell60,000GBX 1,605£963,000
12/15/2015Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy8GBX 1,586£126.88
11/16/2015Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy9GBX 1,352£121.68
10/19/2015Krueger,UweInsiderBuy11GBX 1,364£150.04
9/17/2015Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy8GBX 1,467£117.36
8/19/2015Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy8GBX 1,540£123.20
7/20/2015Drewett,HeathInsiderBuy8GBX 1,534£122.72
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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WS Atkins PLC (ATK) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by Staff

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