Research analysts at Barclays initiated coverage on shares of Kier Group (LON:KIE) in a report released on Thursday, June 7th. The firm set an “underweight” rating on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Thursday, June 7th. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Thursday, June 7th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.30) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,369 ($18.23) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Friday, March 16th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,400 ($18.64) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,495.80 ($19.91).

Shares of Kier Group traded down GBX 11 ($0.15), reaching GBX 995 ($13.25), during mid-day trading on Thursday, according to MarketBeat. 286,572 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 472,724. Kier Group has a 52 week low of GBX 942 ($12.54) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,505 ($20.04).

In other news, insider Bev Dew acquired 1,984 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 998 ($13.29) per share, with a total value of £19,800.32 ($26,361.76). In the last three months, insiders purchased 2,027 shares of company stock valued at $2,024,778.

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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