IndustrialsSupport Services
  • Price (GBX)1,539.46
  • Today's Change-27.54 / -1.76%
  • Shares traded26.07k
  • 1 Year change12.04%
  • Beta0.8773
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About the company

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. 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.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)1.86bn
  • Net income in GBP103.20m
  • Incorporated1985
  • Employees17.17k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
ATK:LSE since
Howard Humphreys (East Africa) LtdAnnounced03 Mar 201603 Mar 2016Announced19.15%--
EnergySolutions Inc- Projects,Products & Technology BusinessDeal completed17 Nov 201517 Nov 2015Deal completed13.03%318.00m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Oct 26 2016 12:02 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
Assura PLC61.00m27.90m986.25m--19.971.30--16.170.02990.02990.04670.46090.0562--7.72--2.57--2.66--95.74--45.74----3.630.3304--19.37---25.00------
Bovis Homes Group plc1.01bn133.90m1.02bn1.04k7.651.067.531.020.9960.9967.507.180.67820.576514.06974,491.809.006.3212.077.9924.2423.5013.2811.500.232433.420.025338.5016.9425.9521.6755.5943.2467.88
Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC879.70m136.30m1.04bn792.007.681.587.531.180.53030.53033.422.580.74260.714615.611,110,732.0011.518.9415.2312.2027.2727.7515.4914.600.733419.290.210925.8626.4823.1325.61--31.95--
Galliford Try plc2.49bn108.90m1.09bn5.70k9.971.819.240.43521.311.3130.097.241.2711,116.0014.75438,009.105.564.9811.8110.7010.8911.724.364.031.59--0.225857.556.2414.2017.9827.124.3038.66
Countryside Properties PLC610.63m25.90m1.21bn915.0041.371.9642.881.980.05750.05751.361.210.80190.96475.01667,359.603.49--4.39--21.86--4.35--0.92512.480.0097--20.91--265.90------
Kier Group plc4.11bn-12.60m1.30bn17.93k--2.2534.300.3153-0.1328-0.185343.205.971.575.247.78---0.4511.27-0.96423.169.989.55-0.28690.7730.524610.600.3648188.4925.5314.14-144.37--11.864.75
Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC346.70m188.40m1.37bn0.007.420.83327.193.951.391.392.5512.350.1103191.0011.24--5.99--6.25--83.47--54.34--3.504.640.5058--227.52--229.94------
Redrow plc1.38bn200.00m1.40bn1.87k6.851.386.971.010.55280.55283.822.750.7490.633636.85740,621.6010.848.7515.9612.4124.1722.1514.4712.240.269723.730.212213.4620.1725.0123.4671.4553.68--
WS Atkins PLC1.86bn103.20m1.57bn17.17k15.215.4311.750.84261.031.0318.592.891.44--3.89108,426.507.998.4014.2217.6440.4338.435.555.42----0.492435.225.993.5420.427.294.226.38
Balfour Beatty plc6.81bn-68.00m1.89bn23.12k--2.28--0.2772-0.0997-0.098210.001.201.4045.816.75294,598.40-1.40-0.9342-2.95-2.036.539.62-0.9982-0.64480.8461--0.5688---4.25-5.5231.79---3.46--
Amec Foster Wheeler PLC5.63bn-751.00m2.30bn34.01k--2.19--0.4092-1.96-1.9114.712.701.00342.973.54165,613.10-13.362.61-21.124.3011.7213.21-13.312.181.22-17.470.5912132.1736.6113.07-331.19--23.001.82
Data as of Oct 26 2016. Currency figures normalised to WS Atkins PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

0.00%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 29 Sep 20168.59m8.58%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 15 Jun 20168.12m8.11%
Royal London Asset Management Ltd.as of 15 Jun 20165.32m5.32%
Newton Investment Management Ltd.as of 15 Jun 20164.99m4.99%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 15 Jun 20164.35m4.34%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 15 Jun 20164.04m4.04%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 15 Jun 20163.99m3.98%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 02 Oct 20163.16m3.16%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 02 Oct 20162.85m2.85%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 02 Oct 20162.52m2.51%
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