WS Atkins PLC (ATKW.L)
9 Dec 2016
Nov 17 British engineering firm WS Atkins expressed optimism over its medium-term outlook on Thursday, saying it should benefit from plans by both U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the UK government to increase spending on infrastructure.
Nov 17 WS Atkins, a British engineering and design consultancy, said the country's vote to leave the European Union had a minimal impact on its business so far, as strong growth in Europe and North America boosted its first-half profit.
* Underlying operating profit up 10.7%, underlying constant currency operating profit up 4.3%
* Engineering group hired 400 graduates in last year (Recasts with CEO comments, details, updates share move)
June 16 WS Atkins, a British engineering and design consultancy, posted a 14 percent rise in full-year profit that beat market expectations, and expressed confidence for the year ahead despite uncertainty in some markets.