IndustrialsSupport Services
  • Price (GBX)1,430.00
  • Today's Change-23.00 / -1.58%
  • Shares traded197.27k
  • 1 Year change-4.09%
  • Beta0.8999
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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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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
ATK:LSE since
Howard Humphreys (East Africa) LtdAnnounced03 Mar 201603 Mar 2016Announced10.68%--
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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)
Cairn Homes PLC19.67m-4.91m908.12m14.00--1.53--46.17-0.0195-0.01950.04830.86030.030.0361.381,404,929.00-0.748---0.7602--13.44---24.95--13.71-0.33740.1822--------------
Assura PLC66.00m34.40m930.96m--27.101.19--14.110.02080.02080.04080.47310.0567--8.10--2.95--3.05--95.76--52.12----4.570.3658--19.37---25.00------
Etalon Group Ltd725.04m75.97m1.08bn4.00k14.261.1712.941.490.260.262.483.170.40870.49875.91--4.318.586.4612.5324.6132.4810.5418.180.8219--0.28289.70-18.4115.40-35.303.132.32--
Bovis Homes Group plc1.01bn133.90m1.10bn1.04k8.,491.809.006.3212.077.9924.2423.5013.2811.500.232433.420.025338.5016.9425.9521.6755.5943.2467.88
Galliford Try plc2.49bn108.90m1.12bn5.70k10.261.869.510.44781.311.3130.097.241.2711,116.0014.75438,009.105.564.9811.8110.7010.8911.724.364.031.59--0.225857.556.2414.2017.9827.124.3038.66
Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC346.70m188.40m1.17bn0.006.700.7536.153.381.391.392.5512.350.1103191.0011.24--5.99--6.25--83.47--54.34--3.504.640.5058--227.52--229.94------
Countryside Properties PLC671.26m61.07m1.19bn1.09k17.801.8318.881.780.13570.13571.491.320.79591.035.30617,532.707.27--9.51--21.46--9.13--0.8838--0.0425--22.61--211.24------
Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC879.70m136.30m1.28bn792.009.501.959.321.460.53030.53033.422.580.74260.714615.611,110,732.0011.518.9415.2312.2027.2727.7515.4914.600.733419.290.210925.8626.4823.1325.61--31.95--
Kier Group plc4.11bn-12.60m1.33bn20.69k--2.2935.300.3245-0.1328-0.185343.205.971.575.257.77198,805.90-0.45081.27-0.96423.169.989.55-0.28690.7730.524610.600.3648196.4025.5314.14-144.37--11.864.75
WS Atkins PLC1.95bn82.80m1.45bn18.34k17.577.8211.930.74520.82720.827219.531.861.46--3.68113,673.406.168.4010.7117.6439.8238.434.235.42----0.616735.225.993.5420.427.294.226.38
Redrow plc1.38bn200.00m1.65bn1.87k8.081.628.211.190.55280.55283.822.750.7490.633636.85740,621.6010.848.7515.9612.4124.1722.1514.4712.240.269723.730.212213.4620.1725.0123.4671.4553.68--
Amec Foster Wheeler PLC5.63bn-751.00m1.81bn34.01k--1.71--0.3205-1.96-1.9114.712.701.00342.973.54165,613.10-13.362.61-21.124.3011.7213.21-13.312.181.22-17.470.5912132.1736.6113.07-331.19--23.001.82
Balfour Beatty plc6.81bn-68.00m1.88bn23.12k--2.27--0.2763-0.0997-0.098210.001.201.4045.816.75294,598.40-1.40-0.9342-2.95-2.036.539.62-0.9982-0.64480.8461--0.5688---4.25-5.5231.79---3.46--
Data as of Jan 19 2017. Currency figures normalised to WS Atkins PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

48.35%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 Dec 20163.66m3.66%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 02 Dec 20162.89m2.89%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 02 Dec 20162.45m2.45%
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