Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on KIE. Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,800 ($23.50) price target on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Monday, July 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,338 ($17.47) to GBX 1,178 ($15.38) and set an overweight rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 11th. Jefferies Group reduced their price target 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 report on Thursday, August 25th. Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Wednesday, August 24th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd downgraded Kier Group plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($18.37) price target for the company. in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,463.33 ($19.10).
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1313.00 on Wednesday. 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 1,248.86 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,189.84. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.25 billion.
The firm 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 ($0.56) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. This is a boost from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50. This represents a dividend yield of 3.34%.
In other news, insider Veritiero,Claudio bought 1,072 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 839 ($10.95) per share, with a total value of £8,994.08 ($11,740.09).
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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