Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Kier Group PLC https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Kier Group PLC RSS feed en Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:57:22 +0000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) Kier Group operations chief leaves as job cuts ramped up https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/907159/kier-group-operations-chief-leaves-as-job-cuts-ramped-up-907159.html Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:25:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/907159/kier-group-operations-chief-leaves-as-job-cuts-ramped-up-907159.html Kier chairman Philip Cox to step down as the contractor slumps to full-year loss https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/903036/kier-chairman-philip-cox-to-step-down-as-the-contractor-slumps-to-full-year-loss-903036.html Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/903036/kier-chairman-philip-cox-to-step-down-as-the-contractor-slumps-to-full-year-loss-903036.html Kier Group is now the most shorted stock in London https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223986/kier-group-is-now-the-most-shorted-stock-in-london-223986.html Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223986/kier-group-is-now-the-most-shorted-stock-in-london-223986.html Could Kier become the next takeover target after Babcock rebuffs Serco offer? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/222242/could-kier-become-the-next-takeover-target-after-babcock-rebuffs-serco-offer-222242.html Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:38:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/222242/could-kier-become-the-next-takeover-target-after-babcock-rebuffs-serco-offer-222242.html Kier to axe 1,200 jobs and sell non-core businesses as part of overhaul https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/222209/kier-to-axe-1200-jobs-and-sell-non-core-businesses-as-part-of-overhaul-222209.html Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:40:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/222209/kier-to-axe-1200-jobs-and-sell-non-core-businesses-as-part-of-overhaul-222209.html Kier fears reappear as credit insurers withdraw support, housebuilding price disappoints https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/222150/kier-fears-reappear-as-credit-insurers-withdraw-support-housebuilding-price-disappoints-222150.html Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:39:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/222150/kier-fears-reappear-as-credit-insurers-withdraw-support-housebuilding-price-disappoints-222150.html Kier gives short-sellers a boost after profit warning sends shares crashing https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221393/kier-gives-short-sellers-a-boost-after-profit-warning-sends-shares-crashing-221393.html Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221393/kier-gives-short-sellers-a-boost-after-profit-warning-sends-shares-crashing-221393.html Liberum slashes target price on Kier but keeps 'buy' rating after profit warning https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221381/liberum-slashes-target-price-on-kier-but-keeps--buy--rating-after-profit-warning-221381.html Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:08:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221381/liberum-slashes-target-price-on-kier-but-keeps--buy--rating-after-profit-warning-221381.html Kier shares slide as the troubled outsourcer issues profit warning https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221376/kier-shares-slide-as-the-troubled-outsourcer-issues-profit-warning-221376.html Mon, 03 Jun 2019 08:09:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221376/kier-shares-slide-as-the-troubled-outsourcer-issues-profit-warning-221376.html Kier Group launches strategic review as Andrew Davies takes helm https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218559/kier-group-launches-strategic-review-as-andrew-davies-takes-helm-218559.html Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:04:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218559/kier-group-launches-strategic-review-as-andrew-davies-takes-helm-218559.html Kier posts drop in first-half profit but maintains full-year guidance as future proofing programme continues https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/216818/kier-posts-drop-in-first-half-profit-but-maintains-full-year-guidance-as-future-proofing-programme-continues-216818.html Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:22:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/216818/kier-posts-drop-in-first-half-profit-but-maintains-full-year-guidance-as-future-proofing-programme-continues-216818.html Kier names Andrew Davies, the man who almost took charge of Carillion before its collapse, as its new CEO https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/216735/kier-names-andrew-davies-the-man-who-almost-took-charge-of-carillion-before-its-collapse-as-its-new-ceo-216735.html Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/216735/kier-names-andrew-davies-the-man-who-almost-took-charge-of-carillion-before-its-collapse-as-its-new-ceo-216735.html Kier shares tank as it revises debt higher after disappointing rights issue https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/216169/kier-shares-tank-as-it-revises-debt-higher-after-disappointing-rights-issue-216169.html Mon, 11 Mar 2019 08:32:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/216169/kier-shares-tank-as-it-revises-debt-higher-after-disappointing-rights-issue-216169.html Kier shares decline after reports it plans to sell housing maintenance arm https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213414/kier-shares-decline-after-reports-it-plans-to-sell-housing-maintenance-arm-213414.html Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213414/kier-shares-decline-after-reports-it-plans-to-sell-housing-maintenance-arm-213414.html Kier Group CEO steps down after disappointing rights issue as firm maintains guidance https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213046/kier-group-ceo-steps-down-after-disappointing-rights-issue-as-firm-maintains-guidance-213046.html Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:41:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213046/kier-group-ceo-steps-down-after-disappointing-rights-issue-as-firm-maintains-guidance-213046.html Kier up as Liberum says model "complicated but robust” as it resumes with ‘buy' after rights issue https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212248/kier-up-as-liberum-says-model--complicated-but-robust-as-it-resumes-with-buy--after-rights-issue-212248.html Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212248/kier-up-as-liberum-says-model--complicated-but-robust-as-it-resumes-with-buy--after-rights-issue-212248.html Kier Group shares drop as just 38% of rights issue shares taken up, but firm still to net £250mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211557/kier-group-shares-drop-as-just-38-of-rights-issue-shares-taken-up-but-firm-still-to-net-250mln-211557.html Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:20:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211557/kier-group-shares-drop-as-just-38-of-rights-issue-shares-taken-up-but-firm-still-to-net-250mln-211557.html Liberum Capital places ‘buy’ rating, 1,400p price target for Kier Group ‘under review’ following £264mln cash call https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/210391/liberum-capital-places-buy-rating-1400p-price-target-for-kier-group-under-review-following-264mln-cash-call-210391.html Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:49:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/210391/liberum-capital-places-buy-rating-1400p-price-target-for-kier-group-under-review-following-264mln-cash-call-210391.html Kier Group shares plunge as FTSE 250-listed firm taps shareholders for around £264mln via a rights issue https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/210323/kier-group-shares-plunge-as-ftse-250-listed-firm-taps-shareholders-for-around-264mln-via-a-rights-issue-210323.html Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:45:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/210323/kier-group-shares-plunge-as-ftse-250-listed-firm-taps-shareholders-for-around-264mln-via-a-rights-issue-210323.html Kier Group investors gained small victory following post-results rise for the City’s most-shorted stock https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209671/kier-group-investors-gained-small-victory-following-post-results-rise-for-the-citys-most-shorted-stock-209671.html Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:29:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209671/kier-group-investors-gained-small-victory-following-post-results-rise-for-the-citys-most-shorted-stock-209671.html Kier confident it will meet its full-year expectations, with results being weighted towards the second half https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209348/kier-confident-it-will-meet-its-full-year-expectations-with-results-being-weighted-towards-the-second-half-209348.html Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:36:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209348/kier-confident-it-will-meet-its-full-year-expectations-with-results-being-weighted-towards-the-second-half-209348.html Kier Group sees full-year profit, revenue rise thanks to new projects and contract wins, plans to simplify operations https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205351/kier-group-sees-full-year-profit-revenue-rise-thanks-to-new-projects-and-contract-wins-plans-to-simplify-operations-205351.html Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:36:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205351/kier-group-sees-full-year-profit-revenue-rise-thanks-to-new-projects-and-contract-wins-plans-to-simplify-operations-205351.html Kier shares surge on reassuring trading update amid Carillion concerns https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190617/kier-shares-surge-on-reassuring-trading-update-amid-carillion-concerns-190617.html Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:55:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190617/kier-shares-surge-on-reassuring-trading-update-amid-carillion-concerns-190617.html Kier doesn’t expect Carillion’s collapse to affect its own business https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190016/kier-doesnt-expect-carillions-collapse-to-affect-its-own-business-190016.html Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:16:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190016/kier-doesnt-expect-carillions-collapse-to-affect-its-own-business-190016.html Kier Group reiterates expectation of “double digit” profit growth this year https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187420/kier-group-reiterates-expectation-of-double-digit-profit-growth-this-year-187420.html Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:35:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187420/kier-group-reiterates-expectation-of-double-digit-profit-growth-this-year-187420.html Kier Group takes £73mln hit for 'portfolio simplification' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179965/kier-group-takes-73mln-hit-for-portfolio-simplification--179965.html Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:02:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179965/kier-group-takes-73mln-hit-for-portfolio-simplification--179965.html Kier lifts dividend by 17% as acquisition boosts profits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/166304/kier-lifts-dividend-by-17-as-acquisition-boosts-profits-166304.html Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/166304/kier-lifts-dividend-by-17-as-acquisition-boosts-profits-166304.html Kier Group's divi increase bodes well https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51320/kier-groups-divi-increase-bodes-well-61020.html Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:18:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51320/kier-groups-divi-increase-bodes-well-61020.html Kier Group trading in line, broker maintains ‘buy’ https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/37290/kier-group-trading-in-line-broker-maintains-buy-44581.html Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/37290/kier-group-trading-in-line-broker-maintains-buy-44581.html Kier Builds On Strong Foundations https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/257587/kier-builds-on-strong-foundations-8926.html  

Against a tough backdrop, Kier continues to win new business and expand into other markets, which given the good cash generation, strong balance sheet and attractive fundamentals, I believe the share are worth buying for both income and capital growth.

 

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Sat, 07 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/257587/kier-builds-on-strong-foundations-8926.html
Kier Group reports good start to financial year, Q1 trading in line https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/19211/kier-group-reports-good-start-to-financial-year-q1-trading-in-line-22952.html Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:49:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/19211/kier-group-reports-good-start-to-financial-year-q1-trading-in-line-22952.html Kier Group set to top 2009 pretax profits in 2010, yr-end cash at record level https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/15470/kier-group-set-to-top-2009-pretax-profits-in-2010-yr-end-cash-at-record-level-18712.html Mon, 12 Jul 2010 12:49:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/15470/kier-group-set-to-top-2009-pretax-profits-in-2010-yr-end-cash-at-record-level-18712.html Kier Group consortium closes Norfolk and Suffolk Police PFI deal worth £60m https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/11061/kier-group-consortium-closes-norfolk-and-suffolk-police-pfi-deal-worth-60m-13689.html Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/11061/kier-group-consortium-closes-norfolk-and-suffolk-police-pfi-deal-worth-60m-13689.html OFT fines building industry £129.5 mln for bid rigging https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/6411/oft-fines-building-industry-1295-mln-for-bid-rigging-8390.html Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/6411/oft-fines-building-industry-1295-mln-for-bid-rigging-8390.html Kier FY profits and revenues down, says new financial year started well https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/6271/kier-fy-profits-and-revenues-down-says-new-financial-year-started-well--8243.html Thu, 17 Sep 2009 09:56:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/6271/kier-fy-profits-and-revenues-down-says-new-financial-year-started-well--8243.html Kier Group takes lead in Kent school building project https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5966/kier-group-takes-lead-in-kent-school-building-project-7906.html Tue, 08 Sep 2009 10:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5966/kier-group-takes-lead-in-kent-school-building-project-7906.html Kier Group wins £600 million contract for North Tyneside social housing maintenance https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5931/kier-group-wins-600-million-contract-for-north-tyneside-social-housing-maintenance-7868.html Mon, 07 Sep 2009 10:39:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5931/kier-group-wins-600-million-contract-for-north-tyneside-social-housing-maintenance-7868.html Kier Group wins £150 million contract to build new prison for Ministry of Justice https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/4431/kier-group-wins-150-million-contract-to-build-new-prison-for-ministry-of-justice-6099.html Thu, 11 Jun 2009 11:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/4431/kier-group-wins-150-million-contract-to-build-new-prison-for-ministry-of-justice-6099.html Kier wins £27 mln roof renewal contract for King’s Cross station, London https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/3950/kier-wins-27-mln-roof-renewal-contract-for-kings-cross-station-london-5526.html Thu, 07 May 2009 07:53:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/3950/kier-wins-27-mln-roof-renewal-contract-for-kings-cross-station-london-5526.html Kier Group first-half pretax falls, but co says performing in line https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/3171/kier-group-first-half-pretax-falls-but-co-says-performing-in-line--4555.html Wed, 25 Feb 2009 09:35:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/3171/kier-group-first-half-pretax-falls-but-co-says-performing-in-line--4555.html Kier Group rises on solid interim results https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/1402/kier-group-rises-on-solid-interim-results-2115.html

John Dodds, Chief Executive, said:

"Our Construction and Support Services businesses have never been busier, our order books are strong and, importantly, our enquiry levels remain high. We have experienced teams in place in all of our businesses, a strong balance sheet and good cash resources and, in the absence of any significant market setbacks, we are firmly on track for growth this year."


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Wed, 27 Feb 2008 11:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/1402/kier-group-rises-on-solid-interim-results-2115.html