Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) declared a dividend on Thursday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 43 ($0.56) per share on Friday, December 2nd. This represents a yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. This is an increase from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1333.00 on Wednesday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.27 billion. Kier Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 917.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,418.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,232.92 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,187.71.
In other Kier Group plc news, insider Veritiero,Claudio purchased 1,072 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 839 ($10.95) per share, for a total transaction of £8,994.08 ($11,740.09).
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,400 ($18.27) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 16th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($18.37) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group cut their price objective on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($19.58) to GBX 1,430 ($18.67) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,463.33 ($19.10).
About Kier Group plc
Kier Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides property, residential, construction and services. The Company’s business segments are Property, Residential, Construction, Services and Corporate. The Company operates across a range of sectors, including defense, education, health, housing, industrials, power, property, transport and utilities.
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