Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the six research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,384.50 ($18.09).
Several equities research analysts have commented on KIE shares. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a report on Friday. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a report on Friday, October 5th. Finally, Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a report on Friday, September 21st.
LON KIE opened at GBX 876 ($11.45) on Wednesday. Kier Group has a 52 week low of GBX 942 ($12.31) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,505 ($19.67).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 27th will be issued a dividend of GBX 46 ($0.60) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. This is an increase from Kier Group’s previous dividend of $23.00. This represents a yield of 4.43%.
About Kier Group
Kier Group plc provides construction services in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, the Far East, and Australia. The company operates in four divisions: Property, Residential, Construction, and Services. It offers construction services, including civil engineering, construction management, design and build, engineering design, mechanical and electrical design, interiors and refurbishments, and construction related technical services, as well as infrastructure support services for rail network.
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