Kier Group plc (KIE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on KIE. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.04) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Numis Securities Ltd restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,510 ($19.86) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Canaccord Genuity restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.04) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 1,535.80 ($20.20).
Kier Group plc (LON KIE) opened at GBX 1,019 ($13.40) on Monday. Kier Group plc has a twelve month low of GBX 997.50 ($13.12) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,505 ($19.79).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 45 ($0.59) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This is a boost from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $22.50. This represents a yield of 3.85%.
In other Kier Group plc news, insider Nigel Brook bought 875 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,022 ($13.44) per share, with a total value of £8,942.50 ($11,761.80). Also, insider Haydn Mursell bought 1,912 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,046 ($13.76) per share, with a total value of £19,999.52 ($26,304.77). Over the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 4,828 shares of company stock worth $5,261,983.
Kier Group plc Company Profile
Kier Group plc is a property, residential, construction and services company. The Company’s segments include property, residential, construction and services. The property division encompasses property development and structured finance, and operates across various sectors with a focus on industrial, commercial, retail, leisure sectors and public sectors.
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