JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) in a report issued on Friday morning. The firm currently has a GBX 1,570 ($19.62) price objective on the stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Numis Securities Ltd downgraded Kier Group plc to an add rating and set a GBX 1,407 ($17.58) target price on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Friday. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Thursday. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,420 ($17.74) price target on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, Jefferies Group lowered their price target on 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 research report on Thursday, August 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 1,444.38 ($18.05).

Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) traded down 1.56% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1384.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 149,411 shares. Kier Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 917.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,431.72. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,362.39 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,216.12. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.32 billion.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of GBX 43 ($0.54) per share. This is a positive change from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50. This represents a yield of 3.34%. 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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