Kier Group (LON:KIE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at Numis Securities in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,510 ($20.48) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 34.10% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on KIE. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Tuesday. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,369 ($18.57) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,495.80 ($20.28).

Shares of Kier Group (KIE) opened at GBX 1,126 ($15.27) on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,100.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7,037.50. Kier Group has a 12 month low of GBX 942 ($12.77) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,505 ($20.41).

In other Kier Group news, insider Nigel Brook purchased 875 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,022 ($13.86) per share, for a total transaction of £8,942.50 ($12,127.07). Also, insider Haydn Mursell purchased 1,912 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,046 ($14.18) per share, for a total transaction of £19,999.52 ($27,121.67). Insiders have bought 2,829 shares of company stock worth $2,938,974 over the last ninety days.

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Kier Group 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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