Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report released on Tuesday, April 25th. They currently have a GBX 1,639 ($21.16) price objective on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 34.90% from the company’s previous close.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Friday, March 24th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($20.65) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,520 ($19.62) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,374 ($17.74) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Friday, March 31st. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,510 ($19.49) target price on shares of Kier Group plc in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Kier Group plc has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,525.50 ($19.69).

Analyst Recommendations for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)

Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) traded down 0.33% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1215.00. 895,856 shares of the stock were exchanged. Kier Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 917.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,505.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,319.97 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,386.72. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.17 billion.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 30th were issued a GBX 22.50 ($0.29) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.5%.

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About Kier Group plc

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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