Shares of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) reached a new 52-week low on Monday . The company traded as low as GBX 314.40 ($4.11) and last traded at GBX 320.60 ($4.19), with a volume of 33960 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 322.60 ($4.22).

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 525 ($6.86) price objective on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 660 ($8.62) price objective on shares of Kier Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 641.75 ($8.39).

The stock has a market cap of $516.99 million and a P/E ratio of 10.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 90.18, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 1.15.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 28th were given a dividend of GBX 4.90 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 1.14%. Kier Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 1.70%.

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Kier Group Company Profile (LON:KIE)

Kier Group plc primarily engages in construction business in the United Kingdom, the Americas, 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, 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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