Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) insider Hugh Raven purchased 14 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,114 ($14.70) per share, with a total value of £155.96 ($205.81).
Shares of Kier Group plc (LON KIE) traded up 0.38% on Friday, hitting GBX 1054.00. The stock had a trading volume of 262,213 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,125.54 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,213.67. Kier Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,031.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,505.00. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.02 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 28th will be issued a GBX 45 ($0.59) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.85%. This is a positive change from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $22.50.
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KIE has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,510 ($19.93) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.11) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.11) price objective on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,547.80 ($20.42).
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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