How to buy Kier Group shares | 80.95p

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Kier Group plc (KIE) is a leading engineering & construction business based in the UK. It opened the day at 81.25p after a previous close of 78.3p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 77.85p to a high of 82.85p. The latest price was 80.95p (25 minute delay). Kier Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 15,169 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Kier Group

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: KIE in this case.
  5. Research Kier Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Kier Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Kier Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Kier Group's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 43.48p, which is 69.42% down on its pre-crash value of 142.2p and 59.15% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 69.1975p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Kier Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £894.74 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £457.68.

Kier Group share price

Use our graph to track the performance of KIE stocks over time.

Kier Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-18.
Open81.25p
High82.85p
Low77.85p
Close80.95p
Previous close78.3p
Change 2.65p
Change % 3.384%
Volume 981,505
Information last updated 2020-12-27.
52-week range42.06p - 154.6p
50-day moving average 72.4765p
200-day moving average 66.1716p
Wall St. target price725.45p
Dividend yield N/A (5.76%)
Earnings per share (TTM) -158.5p
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Kier Group stock?

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Kier Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 80.95p

1 week (2021-01-15) 7.65%
1 month (2020-12-22) 4.05%
3 months (2020-10-22) 73.79%
6 months (2020-07-22) 19.04%
1 year (2020-01-22) 1.12%
2 years (2019-01-22) -84.65%
3 years (2018-01-22) -91.71%
5 years (2016-01-22) -93.38%

Is Kier Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Kier Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kier Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Kier Group's EBITDA

Kier Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £150 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kier Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Kier Group's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Kier Group financials

Revenue TTM £3.4 billion
Gross profit TTM £202.1 million
Return on assets TTM -4.58%
Return on equity TTM -45.21%
Profit margin -7.99%
Book value 1.487p
Market capitalisation £128.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Kier Group share dividends

We're not expecting Kier Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

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Have Kier Group's shares ever split?

Kier Group's shares were split on a 64:65 basis on 2 March 2011. So if you had owned 65 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 64 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kier Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1.6% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kier Group shares which in turn could have impacted Kier Group's share price.

Kier Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kier Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 42.06p up to 154.6p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KIE.LSE volatility(beta: 0.92)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Kier Group's is 0.9225. This would suggest that Kier Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Kier Group's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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Kier Group overview

Kier Group plc primarily engages in construction business in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through Construction, Infrastructure, and Other segments. It constructs power stations, roads, bridges, tunnels, and buildings; and provides maintenance services for the UK road, rail, and utilities infrastructure, as well as reactive repairs. The company also provides housing maintenance and facilities management services; environmental services comprising street cleaning, grounds maintenance, and commercial waste services; and invests in and develops property schemes and sites. Kier Group plc was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

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