Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) had its price objective increased by Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 1,407 ($17.15) to GBX 1,510 ($18.40) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. Numis Securities Ltd currently has an add rating on the stock.
KIE has been the subject of several other reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,420 ($17.31) price target on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 28th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,400 ($17.06) price target on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 16th. Finally, Jefferies Group decreased their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($18.28) to GBX 1,430 ($17.43) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kier Group plc presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,516.11 ($18.48).
Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1359.5688 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,297.97 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,193.96. Kier Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 917.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,418.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.29 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be given a GBX 43 ($0.52) dividend. This represents a yield of 3.34%. This is an increase from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th.
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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