Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by analysts at Peel Hunt in a report released on Monday. They presently have a GBX 1,400 ($17.33) target price on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 3.09% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other research firms also recently commented on KIE. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,420 ($17.57) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Jefferies Group dropped their target price on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($18.56) to GBX 1,430 ($17.70) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd downgraded shares of Kier Group plc to an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($17.41) target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,504.67 ($18.62).
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1361.00 on Monday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.30 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,285.73 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,191.70. Kier Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 917.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,418.00.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 43 ($0.53) per share. 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. This represents a yield of 3.34%.
In related news, insider Veritiero,Claudio acquired 1,072 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 839 ($10.38) per share, with a total value of £8,994.08 ($11,131.29).
Kier Group plc Company Profile
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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