Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,535.80 ($20.83).
A number of research firms recently weighed in on KIE. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) price target on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,510 ($20.48) price target on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) price target on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Monday. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.70) price target on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Thursday, September 21st.
Kier Group (LON KIE) traded down GBX 21 ($0.28) on Monday, reaching GBX 1,058 ($14.35). 144,443 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 186,057. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,030.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 6,612.50. Kier Group has a 52-week low of GBX 984 ($13.34) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,505 ($20.41).
In related news, insider Haydn Mursell purchased 1,912 shares of Kier Group stock in a transaction dated 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). Also, insider Nigel Brook purchased 875 shares of Kier Group stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,022 ($13.86) per share, for a total transaction of £8,942.50 ($12,127.07). Insiders have acquired 2,829 shares of company stock worth $2,939,548 over the last ninety days.
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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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