Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) insider Haydn Mursell bought 24 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 18th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 523 ($6.83) per share, with a total value of £125.52 ($164.01).
Shares of KIE opened at GBX 516 ($6.74) on Monday. Kier Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 942 ($12.31) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,505 ($19.67).
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 660 ($8.62) target price on shares of Kier Group in a research report on Wednesday, January 9th. Peel Hunt upgraded Kier Group to a “buy” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 1,600 ($20.91) to GBX 900 ($11.76) in a research report on Thursday, December 20th. Canaccord Genuity lowered Kier Group to a “hold” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 1,200 ($15.68) to GBX 525 ($6.86) in a research report on Tuesday, December 4th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Kier Group to a “neutral” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 994 ($12.99) to GBX 482 ($6.30) in a research report on Tuesday, December 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 815.40 ($10.65).
Kier Group Company Profile
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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