Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) insider Nigel Turner purchased 10 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 18th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,402 ($17.52) per share, for a total transaction of £140.20 ($175.16).

Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) opened at 1406.00 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,365.49 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,219.10. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.34 billion. Kier Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 917.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,431.72.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)

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. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. This represents a yield of 3.34%. This is a boost from Kier Group plc’s previous dividend of $21.50.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. Jefferies Group lowered their target price on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($18.74) to GBX 1,430 ($17.87) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. Liberum Capital lifted their target price on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,235 ($15.43) to GBX 1,420 ($17.74) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd lifted their target price on Kier Group plc from GBX 1,407 ($17.58) to GBX 1,510 ($18.87) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Kier Group plc has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,444.38 ($18.05).

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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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