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Kainos Group (KNOS) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 1,234
-36.00 (-2.83%)
(As of 04:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
333,074 shs
Average Volume
420,493 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.55 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 1,198.75

Kainos Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.40 Rating Score
4.1% Downside
GBX 1,198.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.74mentions of Kainos Group in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.38 out of 5 stars

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About Kainos Group Stock (LON:KNOS)

Kainos Group plc provides digital technology services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, North America, Central Europe, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Digital Services, Workday Services, and Workday Products. The Digital Services segment develops and supports custom digital service platforms for public sector, commercial, and healthcare customers. The Workday Services segment provides consulting, project management, integration, and post deployment services for Workday's software suite, which includes cloud-based software for human capital management, and financial management, and adaptive planning. The Workday Products segment develops various products comprising Smart Test, an automated testing platform; Smart Audit, a compliance monitoring tool; and Smart Shield, which is used for data masking applications. The company engages in the property business; software development activities; and offers software services. It serves financial services, insurance, education, life sciences, and healthcare industries, as well as government. Kainos Group plc was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Belfast, the United Kingdom.

KNOS Stock Price History

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Software - Application
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 1,198.75
High Stock Price Target
GBX 1,300
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 1,000
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
5 Analysts


Net Income
£41.91 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£388.28 million
Cash Flow
GBX 60.13 per share
Book Value
GBX 110 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£1.58 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Richard McCann (Age 60)
    CFO, COO & Executive Director
    Comp: $630k
  • Mr. Russell Sloan (Age 48)
    CEO & Director
  • Mr. Tom Gray (Age 56)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Grainne Burns (Age 50)
    General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Ms. Colette Kidd (Age 50)
    Chief People Officer
  • Mr. Peter McKeown
    Chief Operating Officer of Workday Practice
  • Mr. Gary McMillan
    Chief Operating Officer of Digital Services

KNOS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kainos Group stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kainos Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" KNOS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KNOS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Kainos Group's stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Kainos Group's stock. Their KNOS share price targets range from GBX 1,000 to GBX 1,300. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach GBX 1,198.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%.
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How have KNOS shares performed in 2024?

Kainos Group's stock was trading at GBX 1,119 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KNOS shares have increased by 11.7% and is now trading at GBX 1,250.
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How often does Kainos Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kainos Group?

Kainos Group declared a dividend on Monday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 19.10 per share on Friday, October 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 3rd. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 8.20. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Kainos Group a good dividend stock?

Kainos Group (LON:KNOS) pays an annual dividend of GBX 24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.33%. The dividend payout ratio is 7,272.73%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Kainos Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kainos Group investors own include GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), NetApp (NTAP), Twitter (TWTR), Vuzix (VUZI), Arbutus Biopharma (ABUS), Heat Biologics (HTBX), Lloyds Banking Group (LYG), Marvell Technology (MRVL), McEwen Mining (MUX) and Nokia Oyj (NOK).

How do I buy shares of Kainos Group?

Shares of KNOS stock 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.
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This page (LON:KNOS) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by Staff

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