Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital upped their price objective on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,235 ($16.12) to GBX 1,420 ($18.54) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd. Peel Hunt lowered their price objective on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,800 ($23.50) to GBX 1,400 ($18.27) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Jefferies Group lowered their price objective on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($19.58) to GBX 1,430 ($18.67) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd downgraded Kier Group plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($18.37) price objective for the company. in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,463.33 ($19.10).
Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1355.00 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,239.24 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,188.12. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1304.75 billion. Kier Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 917.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,418.00.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be issued a GBX 43 ($0.56) dividend. This is a positive change from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.34%.
In other news, insider Veritiero,Claudio acquired 1,072 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 15th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 839 ($10.95) per share, for a total transaction of £8,994.08 ($11,740.09).
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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