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Kier Group is a construction and infrastructure services company. It is engaged in regional building in the areas of education, health, and public sector frameworks; commercial, custodial, defense, and science projects; international water, power, and transport and engineering projects as well as the construction of public buildings; and housing home repair services. The company also provides both capital projects as well as maintenance of infrastructure assets, including highways, utilities, and civil engineering projects.
TypePublic
Founded1992
HQCentral Bedfordshire, GB
Websitekier.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)18,778(-6%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£4.1 B(-2%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)£0.5 (-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Kier Group

Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies

Chief Executive
Simon Kesterton

Simon Kesterton

Chief Financial Officer
Hugh Raven

Hugh Raven

General Counsel and Company Secretary
Matthew Lester

Matthew Lester

Chairman
Clive Watson

Clive Watson

Non-Executive Director
Dame Heather Rabbatts

Dame Heather Rabbatts

Non-Executive Director
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Kier Group Office Locations

Kier Group has offices in Central Bedfordshire, Aylesford, Aylsham, Basingstoke and in 55 other locations
Central Bedfordshire, GB (HQ)
Tempsford Hall Sandy
Aylesford, GB
Broadmead House New Hythe Business Park, Bellingham Way, Larkfield
Aylsham, GB
6 Dunkirk
Basingstoke, GB
Centenary House, 10 Winchester Rd
Bedford, GB
Woodlands Annexe, Manton Ln
Birchwood, GB
Genesis Centre, Garrett Field
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Kier Group Financials and Metrics

Kier Group Revenue

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Kier Group's revenue was reported to be £4.12 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.8% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

1.8b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

161.5m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

8.9%

Net income (H1, 2020)

(91.3m)

EBIT (H1, 2020)

(24.4m)

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2020)

78.6m

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2020)

0.5

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

390.8m

EV

516.0m
Kier Group's current market capitalization is £78.6 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.1b4.2b4.1b

Revenue growth, %

3%3%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

3.8b3.8b3.9b

Gross profit

288.7m401.9m257.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

2.0b2.1b1.8b

Cost of goods sold

1.8b1.9b1.7b

Gross profit

175.8m167.7m161.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

9%8%9%
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

499.8m330.9m311.7m

Accounts Receivable

220.1m198.9m153.2m

Prepaid Expenses

52.0m74.6m

Inventories

593.9m575.0m217.9m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

415.0m434.0m390.8m

Inventories

588.7m286.5m54.7m

Current Assets

1.6b1.7b1.4b

PP&E

89.1m83.7m741.5m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

11.8m87.5m(209.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

49.8m56.8m102.0m

Inventories

(51.2m)33.4m8.8m

Accounts Payable

72.6m32.5m(103.8m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

28.3m(30.2m)(91.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

27.0m32.2m97.6m

Inventories

7.2m(35.7m)25.5m

Accounts Payable

(94.8m)(48.9m)(187.1m)
GBPFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

27.5 x

EV/CFO

8.8 x

Revenue/Employee

230.1k

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x

P/E Ratio

111.8
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Kier Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020

Order Book

£8.90 b£9.50 b£10.20 b£10 b£9.40 b£7.90 b

Construction Order Book

£4.20 b£4.70 b£5 b£2.60 b

Order Book (Infrastructure Services)

£6 b£5.10 b£4.30 b

Order Book (Other)

£1 b
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Kier Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Arena CentralFebruary 22, 2019£29.70 m
McNicholasJuly 12, 2017£26.30 m
MouchelJune 08, 2015£260.60 m
JSSApril 04, 2014£9.40 m
May GurneyJuly 08, 2013£222.30 m
Kier Developments LimitedApril 14, 2011£105.40 m
Beco Energy SolutionsNovember 23, 2010£2.40 m
Pure RecyclingMay 14, 2010£7.10 m
Kent LEPSeptember 06, 2009£4.20 m
North Tyneside CouncilSeptember 06, 2009£6.90 m
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Kier Group Cybersecurity Score

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61/100

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Kier Group Revenue Breakdown

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Kier Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 40.4% from Infrastructure Services, 45.5% from Buildings, 14.1% from Developments and Housing and 0.0% from Other

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Kier Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Kier Group News and Updates

Kier appointed to deliver phase one of Quayside regeneration

Kier, a leading provider of construction and infrastructure services, has been appointed by Gloucestershire County Council to deliver phase one of its Quayside regeneration masterplan. The project, worth in excess of £15m and procured through SCF will see Kier develop a design for a multi-purpose 3-…

Kier appointed to Lot 2 of the £300m Connected Contractor Framework

Kier has been appointed to Lot 2 of the Connected Contractor Framework. The Lot is for projects with a value of more than £10m and overall the framework has a value of up to £300m over the next four years.

Ulster gas deal adds £100m to Kier order book

Firmus Energy has reappointed Kier to provide natural gas distribution infrastructure services in Northern Ireland. The £100m contract is for an initial three years, with a possible three-year extension, and starts this month.

Kier appointed to Bristol Nightingale hospital

Kier has been revealed as the contractor tasked with delivering the Bristol NHS Nightingale Hospital. The contractor will convert a conference centre at the University of the West of England into a temporary NHS Hospital to treat coronavirus patients. The field hospital is set to be operational late…

Kier to close Reading office

01 APR 2020 BY CAROLINE WADHAM Kier has announced it will close its office in Reading following a workload review. A spokeswoman for the contractor said that, where possible, staff will be redeployed to other departments within the organisation. The closure is not linked to the coronavirus outbre…

Kier to cut salaries by up to 25% to maintain coronavirus efficiency

Kier Group has introduced a salary cut of up to 25% as part of a package of measures to continue operating “as efficiently as possible” during the coronavirus crisis. Under the new terms, 6,500 Kier employees, including the executive committee, will have their base salary reduced by between 7.5% and…
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Kier Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kier Group founded?

    Kier Group was founded in 1992.

  • Who are Kier Group key executives?

    Kier Group's key executives are Andrew Davies, Simon Kesterton and Hugh Raven.

  • How many employees does Kier Group have?

    Kier Group has 18,778 employees.

  • What is Kier Group revenue?

    Latest Kier Group annual revenue is £4.1 b.

  • What is Kier Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Kier Group revenue per employee is £219.5 k.

  • Who are Kier Group competitors?

    Competitors of Kier Group include Shapoorji Pallonji, Costain and ISG.

  • Where is Kier Group headquarters?

    Kier Group headquarters is located at Tempsford Hall Sandy, Central Bedfordshire.

  • Where are Kier Group offices?

    Kier Group has offices in Central Bedfordshire, Aylesford, Aylsham, Basingstoke and in 55 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kier Group have?

    Kier Group has 62 offices.