Keller Group plc (LON:KLR) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,260 ($16.41).

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Barclays assumed coverage on shares of Keller Group in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a GBX 1,400 ($18.24) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Keller Group in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Keller Group in a research report on Wednesday, July 18th. Numis Securities lifted their target price on shares of Keller Group from GBX 1,000 ($13.03) to GBX 1,190 ($15.50) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Finally, Berenberg Bank lifted their target price on shares of Keller Group from GBX 925 ($12.05) to GBX 1,150 ($14.98) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 22nd.

Shares of LON KLR traded down GBX 6 ($0.08) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,022 ($13.31). The company had a trading volume of 98,510 shares, compared to its average volume of 76,870. Keller Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 790 ($10.29) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,072 ($13.96).

Keller Group (LON:KLR) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The company reported GBX 41 ($0.53) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 32.90 ($0.43) by GBX 8.10 ($0.11). Keller Group had a net margin of 4.21% and a return on equity of 18.87%.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 9th were given a dividend of GBX 12 ($0.16) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 9th. This represents a yield of 1.11%.

In other Keller Group news, insider Venu Raju purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,054 ($13.73) per share, for a total transaction of £52,700 ($68,646.61).

About Keller Group

Keller Group plc provides geotechnical solutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers ground improvement services to prepare the ground for new construction projects and to reduce the risk of liquefaction in the areas of seismic activity; and grouting services, which enhance target areas in the ground, and controls ground water flow through rocks and soils by reducing their permeability.

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