Kier Group plc (KIE) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts
Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,535.80 ($20.83).
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) target price on shares of Kier Group in a report on Monday. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) target price on shares of Kier Group in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) target price on shares of Kier Group in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,510 ($20.48) target price on shares of Kier Group in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a report on Friday, September 22nd.
In other Kier Group news, insider Nigel Brook purchased 875 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,022 ($13.86) per share, with a total value of £8,942.50 ($12,127.07). Also, insider Haydn Mursell purchased 1,912 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,046 ($14.18) per share, with a total value of £19,999.52 ($27,121.67). Insiders have purchased a total of 2,829 shares of company stock valued at $2,939,548 over the last three months.
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Kier Group 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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