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  • Price (GBX)2,105.00
  • Today's Change-8.00 / -0.38%
  • Shares traded57.04k
  • 1 Year change50.04%
  • Beta0.8189
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Apr 25 2017 09:24 BST.
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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)1.95bn
  • Net income in GBP82.80m
  • Incorporated1985
  • Employees18.34k
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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)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Countryside Properties PLC671.26m61.07m1.16bn1.09k19.972.0618.291.720.13570.13571.491.320.79591.035.30617,532.707.27--9.51--21.46--9.13--0.8838--0.0425--22.61--211.24------
Galliford Try plc2.55bn117.10m1.22bn5.70k10.422.049.750.47851.411.4130.707.221.306,459.7113.83447,313.905.984.9813.0610.7011.2611.724.604.031.51--0.207657.556.2414.2017.9827.124.3038.66
Bovis Homes Group plc1.05bn120.85m1.25bn1.19k10.331.2310.151.180.89960.89967.857.550.67060.591911.73889,379.407.687.2610.439.3922.3423.5311.4611.980.27830.440.0042.0511.4423.66-5.5939.0310.7455.18
Kier Group plc4.01bn6.30m1.29bn20.69k217.402.2324.390.32150.06080.112341.835.931.595.367.35193,633.100.28261.130.59522.829.789.430.17730.69570.59114.970.4698221.3421.7313.44-186.27--11.864.75
Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC215.20m66.00m1.40bn0.0022.970.911920.236.510.48330.48331.6012.170.066173.677.07--2.02--2.09--75.79--30.67--5.742.280.522---46.19---74.52------
Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC997.00m156.80m1.52bn849.009.782.109.621.520.60850.60853.872.830.7480.794716.161,174,323.0011.7610.0215.5813.5326.6627.3515.7315.110.999223.160.222133.6323.8825.5926.3531.0978.26--
Balfour Beatty plc6.92bn0.001.95bn21.83k--2.5838.260.2819-0.00030.034610.121.101.4853.096.74317,146.900.00-1.650.00-3.506.078.370.00-1.180.866--0.5494---0.4601-6.12100.00--22.31-27.84
Redrow plc1.52bn229.00m2.08bn1.87k8.901.899.041.370.63180.63184.192.970.80790.661757.28813,504.8012.198.7517.2212.4124.5722.1515.0912.240.127332.780.090213.4620.1725.0123.4671.4553.68--
WS Atkins PLC1.95bn82.80m2.12bn18.34k25.5411.3717.351.080.82720.827219.531.861.46--3.68113,673.406.168.4010.7117.6439.8238.434.235.42----0.616735.225.993.5420.427.294.226.38
Amec Foster Wheeler PLC5.63bn-751.00m2.21bn34.01k--2.09--0.3915-1.96-1.9114.712.701.00342.973.54165,613.10-13.362.61-21.124.3011.7213.21-13.312.181.22-17.470.5912132.1736.6113.07-331.19--23.001.82
John Wood Group PLC3.22bn21.73m3.03bn25.53k140.551.7521.190.940.05620.05628.554.500.9426463.343.83126,160.000.78694.431.126.3515.1015.960.83483.461.47--0.29652.33-17.60-6.17-57.56-9.62-3.63-4.36
Data as of Apr 25 2017. Currency figures normalised to WS Atkins PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

37.70%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 03 Apr 20178.13m8.12%
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 04 Apr 20174.68m4.68%
Royal London Asset Management Ltd.as of 20 Apr 20174.12m4.11%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 03 Apr 20174.00m3.99%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 03 Apr 20173.45m3.45%
Henderson Global Investors Ltd.as of 18 Apr 20172.82m2.82%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 20 Apr 20172.80m2.80%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 03 Apr 20172.70m2.69%
Newton Investment Management Ltd.as of 19 Apr 20172.69m2.69%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 20 Apr 20172.36m2.36%
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