JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their overweight rating on shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) in a research report report published on Tuesday. The firm currently has a GBX 1,550 ($19.18) price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of GBX 1,178 ($14.58).
Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Numis Securities Ltd lowered Kier Group plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($17.41) price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,420 ($17.57) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,400 ($17.33) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group decreased their price objective on 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. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,516.11 ($18.76).
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1346.85 on Tuesday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.28 billion. Kier Group plc has a one year low of GBX 917.50 and a one year high of GBX 1,418.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,292.35 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,193.78.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be issued a dividend of GBX 43 ($0.53) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. This is a positive change from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50.
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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