Insider Buying: Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) Insider Purchases 12 Shares of Stock
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) insider Nigel Turner bought 12 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 18th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,245 ($16.26) per share, for a total transaction of £149.40 ($195.09).
Shares of Kier Group plc (LON KIE) traded up 1.75% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1282.00. 188,631 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Kier Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,021.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,505.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,217.92 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,338.25. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.23 billion.
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A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Monday. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,510 ($19.72) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,374 ($17.94) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, March 31st. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($20.89) price target on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reduced their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,639 ($21.40) to GBX 1,429 ($18.66) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,528.17 ($19.96).
About Kier Group plc
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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