Beaufort Securities restated their buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) in a report issued on Friday morning.

KIE has been the subject of a number of other research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,235 ($15.43) to GBX 1,420 ($17.74) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a report on Thursday. Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Kier Group plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($17.58) price target for the company. in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group decreased their price target on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($18.74) to GBX 1,430 ($17.87) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,444.38 ($18.05).

Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) traded down 1.29% during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1387.82. The stock had a trading volume of 118,846 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.33 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,362.39 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,216.12. Kier Group plc has a one year low of GBX 917.50 and a one year high of GBX 1,431.72.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be issued a GBX 43 ($0.54) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.34%. This is a boost from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th.

Kier Group plc Company Profile

Kier Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides property, residential, construction and services. The Company’s business segments are Property, Residential, Construction, Services and Corporate. The Company operates across a range of sectors, including defense, education, health, housing, industrials, power, property, transport and utilities.

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