Kier Group plc Company Profile (LON:KIE)

About Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)

Kier Group plc logoKier 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. The residential business includes mixed tenure housing partnerships and private house building and its clients include local authorities, housing associations and private rented sector. The construction division comprises the United Kingdom regional building, the United Kingdom infrastructure and international businesses. The services division comprises strategic and local authority highways maintenance, utilities, housing maintenance, Kier Workplace Services and environmental services. It operates across sectors, including defense, education, health, highways, housing, industrials, power, property, transport and utilities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:KIE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.07 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 97,459,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,146.42
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,229.76
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,078 - GBX 1,505
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 99.73
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.13 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.26
  • Book Value: GBX 5.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.11
  • EBITDA: £174.2 million
  • Net Margins: -1.07%
  • Return on Equity: -8.63%
  • Return on Assets: -1.69%
  • Average Volume: 298,950 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)

What is Kier Group plc's stock symbol?

Kier Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "KIE."

How often does Kier Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kier Group plc?

Kier Group plc announced a dividend on Thursday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 45 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 3.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This is an increase from Kier Group plc's previous dividend of $22.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Kier Group plc's Dividend History.

Where is Kier Group plc's stock going? Where will Kier Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Kier Group plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,429 to GBX 1,600. On average, they anticipate Kier Group plc's share price to reach GBX 1,547.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Kier Group plc.

Who are some of Kier Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Kier Group plc's key executives?

Kier Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Haydn Jonathan Mursell, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Beverley E. J. Dew, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Hugh E. E. Raven, General Counsel, Group Company Secretary
  • Nigel P. Brook, Executive Director - Construction and Infrastructure Services, Director
  • Nigel A. Turner, Executive Director - Developments and Property Services, Director
  • Claudio Veritiero, Group Strategy and Corporate Development Director, Director
  • Philip G. Cox, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Constance Frederique Baroudel, Non-Executive Director
  • Justin R. Atkinson, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Kirsty Bashforth, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Kier Group plc stock?

Shares of Kier Group plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Kier Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Kier Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,107.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kier Group plc (LON KIE)
Community Ranking:  3.8 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  96 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kier Group plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,547.80
Consensus Price Target History for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Price Target History for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/11/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,510View Rating Details
9/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
9/22/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/21/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
9/21/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
6/29/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,639 -> GBX 1,429View Rating Details
3/24/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 1,500 -> GBX 1,430View Rating Details
3/17/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,410View Rating Details
3/17/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,410View Rating Details
1/27/2016Charles StanleyInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
11/2/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,110View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
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Earnings Estimates for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $106.04 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Kier Group plc (LON KIE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/21/2017GBX 453.85%9/28/20179/28/201712/1/2017
3/23/2017GBX 22.501.5%3/30/20173/30/20175/19/2017
9/22/2016GBX 433.34%9/29/20169/29/201612/2/2016
3/17/2016GBX 21.501.66%3/24/20163/24/20165/20/2016
9/17/2015GBX 362.56%9/24/20159/24/201511/27/2015
9/18/2014GBX 49.502.87%9/24/20149/24/201411/28/2014
2/27/2014GBX 22.501.24%3/5/20143/5/20145/16/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/27/2017Constance BaroudelInsiderBuy2,000GBX 1,161£23,220
9/21/2017Claudio VeritieroInsiderBuy13GBX 1,189£154.57
8/18/2017Nigel TurnerInsiderBuy12GBX 1,188£142.56
7/18/2017Nigel TurnerInsiderBuy12GBX 1,245£149.40
6/20/2017Hugh RavenInsiderBuy13GBX 1,199£155.87
4/18/2017Nigel TurnerInsiderBuy11GBX 1,316£144.76
3/20/2017Nigel TurnerInsiderBuy11GBX 1,467£161.37
2/20/2017Claudio VeritieroInsiderBuy10GBX 1,449£144.90
1/18/2017Nigel TurnerInsiderBuy11GBX 1,374£151.14
12/19/2016Hugh RavenInsiderBuy11GBX 1,389£152.79
11/18/2016Nigel TurnerInsiderBuy10GBX 1,402£140.20
10/18/2016Haydn MursellInsiderBuy9GBX 1,373£123.57
9/19/2016Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy12GBX 1,287£154.44
8/18/2016Dew ,BevInsiderBuy13GBX 1,167£151.71
7/18/2016Turner,NigelInsiderBuy14GBX 1,053£147.42
7/15/2016Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy1,072GBX 839£8,994.08
6/20/2016Raven ,HughInsiderBuy13GBX 1,200£156
4/18/2016Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy13GBX 1,221£158.73
4/1/2016Turner,NigelInsiderBuy1,285GBX 1,287£16,537.95
3/23/2016Walker,AdamInsiderBuy2,000GBX 1,293£25,860
3/18/2016Mursell,HaydnInsiderBuy10GBX 1,292£129.20
2/18/2016Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy12GBX 1,300£156
1/18/2016Raven ,HughInsiderBuy12GBX 1,231£147.72
12/18/2015Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy11GBX 1,355£149.05
11/27/2015Turner,NigelInsiderBuy80GBX 1,316£1,052.80
11/12/2015Turner,NigelInsiderBuy11GBX 1,330£146.30
10/14/2015Turner,NigelInsiderBuy11GBX 1,403£154.33
9/16/2015Raven ,HughInsiderBuy10GBX 1,505£150.50
8/13/2015Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy10GBX 1,466£146.60
7/14/2015Veritiero,ClaudioInsiderBuy11GBX 1,437£158.07
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
Latest Headlines for Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)
DateHeadline logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Kier Group plc (KIE) - October 1 at 5:52 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 30 at 6:56 PM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Kier Group Non-Executive Buys 2000 Shares - London South East (registration) (blog) - September 29 at 9:37 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Kier Group Non-Executive Buys 2,000 Shares - September 28 at 4:08 PM logoInsider Buying: Kier Group plc (KIE) Insider Acquires 2,000 Shares of Stock - September 28 at 1:26 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 45 Per Share - September 27 at 2:08 PM logoKier Group Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors - September 27 at 10:27 AM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Kier Group plc (KIE) - September 23 at 1:38 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital - September 23 at 1:38 PM logoKier Group plc's (KIE) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd - September 23 at 1:04 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Given Buy Rating at Beaufort Securities - September 22 at 11:00 PM logoUK construction group Kier reports 8% profit rise - Financial Times - September 22 at 7:53 PM logoTop News: Kier Swings To Annual Profit As It Improves Operations - September 22 at 11:55 AM logoKier Group Turns To Profit In FY; Underlying Revenue Up 5% - Quick Facts - September 22 at 11:55 AM logoKier posts profit, predicts double-digit growth - September 22 at 11:55 AM logoEdited Transcript of KIE.L earnings conference call or presentation 21-Sep-17 8:00am GMT - September 22 at 11:55 AM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Insider Acquires £154.57 in Stock - September 22 at 7:20 AM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity - September 21 at 3:10 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 21 - Reuters - September 21 at 8:40 AM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 5 at 6:44 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Insider Nigel Turner Acquires 12 Shares - August 21 at 10:20 AM logoKier Group plc (LON:KIE) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 11 at 6:48 PM logoKier Group Appoints Philip Cox As Chairman, To Succeed Phil White - London South East (registration) (blog) - August 2 at 2:32 AM logoKier Group Appoints Philip Cox As Chairman, To Succeed Phil White - August 1 at 5:43 AM logoInsider Buying: Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) Insider Purchases 12 Shares of Stock - July 19 at 1:15 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 17 at 6:40 PM logoUPDATE: HS2 "Minded To Award" Costain Two Construction Contracts - July 17 at 12:45 PM logoLondonMetric To Buy Surrey Warehouse Developments For GBP13.1 million - July 17 at 12:45 PM logoCarillion, partners win £1.4 bln in contracts - July 17 at 12:45 PM logoKier Acquisition of McNicholas Strengthens Utilities and Infrastructure Services Position - July 13 at 6:08 AM logoKier Group plc's (KIE) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt - July 3 at 10:46 PM logoKier Group plc (KIE) Raised to "Buy" at Numis Securities Ltd - July 2 at 9:58 PM logoKier Group Says FY Core Operations Traded In Line With Expectations - June 28 at 4:23 AM logoTOP NEWS: Kier Group Annual Profit To Be In Line With Expectations - London South East (registration) (blog) - June 28 at 4:23 AM logoHenry Boot Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look - April 15 at 9:33 AM logoBRIEF-Kier Residential forms JV with Cross Keys Homes - March 23 at 6:45 PM logoKier Group HY Profit Rises; Chairman Phil White To Retire - March 23 at 4:25 AM logoUK's Kier reports higher profit, forms residential JV - March 23 at 4:24 AM logoSirius Real Estate Hires Former Keller Chief As Non-Executive Director - March 13 at 10:41 AM logoKier Group Underlying Trading On Track, Full Year Outlook Maintained - January 27 at 12:57 AM logoKier Group HY Underlying Trading Performance In Line With Management's View - January 26 at 5:36 AM logoKier awarded c 140m Highways England contract - London South East (registration) (blog) - December 21 at 6:10 AM


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Kier Group plc (KIE) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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