KIE:LSE-Kier Group plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Engineering & Construction | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 113.40

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.21B

Volume

6.23M

Average Target Price

GBX 150.00 (+32.28%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

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. Address: 81 Fountain Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 2EE

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Largest Industry Peers for Engineering & Construction

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
BBY:LSE Balfour Beatty plc

N/A

GBX2.00B 68.91 11.29
JLG:LSE John Laing Group plc

N/A

GBX1.97B 14.11 5.23
BBYB:LSE Balfour Beatty plc

N/A

GBX1.59B 5.32 N/A
BAB:LSE Babcock International Group PL..

N/A

GBX1.48B 10.00 21.98
HILS:LSE Hill & Smith Holdings PLC

N/A

GBX1.14B 47.73 15.62
MGNS:LSE Morgan Sindall Group plc

N/A

GBX1.04B 22.78 8.49
KLR:LSE Keller Group plc

N/A

GBX0.58B 13.68 4.35
RNWH:LSE Renew Holdings plc

N/A

GBX0.54B 22.59 10.28
SFR:LSE Severfield plc

N/A

GBX0.24B 14.11 8.23
COST:LSE Costain Group PLC

N/A

GBX0.16B 9.10 0.11

ETFs Containing KIE

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Engineering & Construction)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 69.98% 100% A+ 95% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 69.98% 100% A+ 95% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 39.78% 80% B- 72% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 39.78% 80% B- 71% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -89.01% 6% F 3% F
Dividend Return 11.48% 40% F 43% F
Total Return -77.53% 13% F 5% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -38.44% 5% F 1% F
Dividend Return 2.12% 44% F 61% D-
Total Return -36.31% 5% F 1% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 35.92% 35% F 35% F
Risk Adjusted Return -101.09% 10% F 1% F
Market Capitalization 0.21B 62% D- 53% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Engineering & Construction)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 2.67 24% F 36% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -3.00 76% C 68% D+
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -44.82% 10% F 12% F
Return on Invested Capital -14.63% 10% F 18% F
Return on Assets -3.06% 14% F 30% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 286.58% 8% F 4% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.16 38% F 25% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:

There is nothing we particularly like

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector