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Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,995 ($34.16).

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on KIE shares. Analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 2,093 ($35.83) to GBX 2,203 ($37.72) in a research note on Friday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, July 4th. They now have a GBX 2,125 ($36.38) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Westhouse Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 2nd. They now have a GBX 2,110 ($36.12) price target on the stock.

Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1794.00 on Thursday. Kier Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1361.14 and a 52-week high of GBX 1943.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1736. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1763.. The company’s market cap is £965.2 million.

Kier Group plc is a construction, services and property group specializing in building and civil engineering, support services, commercial property development and structured property financing and private housing.

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