Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Liberum Capital lifted their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,235 ($16.12) to GBX 1,420 ($18.54) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Peel Hunt reduced their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,800 ($23.50) to GBX 1,400 ($18.27) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,338 ($17.47) to GBX 1,178 ($15.38) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Jefferies Group reduced their price target 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 research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Kier Group plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($18.37) price target on the stock. in a research report 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 company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 1,463.33 ($19.10).
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1344.00 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,232.92 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,187.71. Kier Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 917.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,418.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.28 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be given 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 yield of 3.34%.
In related news, insider Veritiero,Claudio acquired 1,072 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 839 ($10.95) per share, with a total value 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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