Kier Group (LON: KIE) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 11/20/2017 – Kier Group had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,369 ($18.43) price target on the stock.
  • 11/20/2017 – Kier Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) price target on the stock.
  • 11/17/2017 – Kier Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) price target on the stock.
  • 11/14/2017 – Kier Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) price target on the stock.
  • 11/10/2017 – Kier Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) price target on the stock.
  • 10/31/2017 – Kier Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) price target on the stock.
  • 10/11/2017 – Kier Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 1,510 ($20.32) price target on the stock.

Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at GBX 1,055 ($14.20) on Tuesday. Kier Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 984 ($13.24) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,505 ($20.26).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 28th were paid a GBX 45 ($0.61) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th. This represents a yield of 3.85%. This is an increase from Kier Group’s previous dividend of $22.50.

In other Kier Group news, insider Haydn Mursell purchased 1,912 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,046 ($14.08) per share, for a total transaction of £19,999.52 ($26,917.25). Also, insider Nigel Brook purchased 875 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,022 ($13.76) per share, with a total value of £8,942.50 ($12,035.67). In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 4,828 shares of company stock valued at $5,261,983.

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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