Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,547.80 ($20.42).

KIE has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,510 ($19.93) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.11) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.11) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.11) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Thursday, September 21st.

In related news, insider Constance Baroudel purchased 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,161 ($15.32) per share, for a total transaction of £23,220 ($30,641.33). Insiders acquired a total of 2,039 shares of company stock worth $2,367,309 over the last 90 days.

Kier Group plc (KIE) traded down 0.28% during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1061.00. 207,206 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Kier Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,054.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,505.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,131.30 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,215.95. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.03 billion.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a GBX 45 ($0.59) dividend. This represents a yield of 3.85%. This is a positive change from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $22.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th.

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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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