LON:COST - Costain Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 469.50 -5.00 (-1.05 %)
(As of 05/22/2018 03:10 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 469.50
Today's RangeGBX 458 - GBX 474.50
52-Week RangeGBX 406.96 - GBX 494.50
Volume76,048 shs
Average Volume226,539 shs
Market Capitalization£513.29 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Costain Group (LON:COST)

Costain Group logoCostain Group PLC provides engineering solutions for various energy, water, and transportation infrastructures in the United Kingdom, Spain, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Infrastructure and Natural Resources. The Infrastructure division operates in the highways, rail, and nuclear markets. The Natural Resources segment engages in the water, power, and oil and gas markets. The company's services include advisory and concept development, specialist design, program management, complex project delivery, technology integration, and asset optimization and support. Costain Group PLC was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Engineering & Construction
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrials
SymbolLON:COST
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1628-842444

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins1.51%
Return on Equity22.76%
Return on Assets3.98%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares105,390,000

Costain Group (LON:COST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Costain Group's stock symbol?

Costain Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "COST."

How often does Costain Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Costain Group?

Costain Group announced a dividend on Thursday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.25 per share on Friday, May 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 12th. This is an increase from Costain Group's previous dividend of $4.75. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Costain Group's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for COST?

4 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Costain Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 500 to GBX 560. On average, they anticipate Costain Group's stock price to reach GBX 535 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Costain Group.

Who are some of Costain Group's key competitors?

Who are Costain Group's key executives?

Costain Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andrew Wyllie CBE, FREng, MBA, BSc, CEng, FICE, CCMI, Chairman of Exec. Board, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Anthony O. Bickerstaff, CFO, Member of Group Exec. Board & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Alexander John Vaughan BSc (Hons), MRICS, Dip IoD, FIoD, MD of Natural Resources Division & Member of Group Exec. Board
  • Mr. Martin Hunter BA, ACA, Group Financial Controller and Member of Group Exec. Board
  • Mr. Darren James BEng (Hons), CEng, FICE, FCIHT, FIoD, MD of Infrastructure & Member of Group Exec. Board (Age 50)

Has Costain Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about COST stock has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Costain Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.98 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of Costain Group?

Shares of COST 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.

What is Costain Group's stock price today?

One share of COST stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 469.50.

How big of a company is Costain Group?

Costain Group has a market capitalization of £513.29 million.

How can I contact Costain Group?

Costain Group's mailing address is Costain House, Vanwall Road, MAIDENHEAD, SL6 4UB, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1628-842444.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Costain Group (COST)

Community Ranking:  3.9 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  378 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  103 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  481
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Costain Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Costain Group (LON:COST) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
4 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Costain Group in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 535The high price target for COST is GBX 560 and the low price target for COST is GBX 500. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 535GBX 535GBX 535GBX 535

Costain Group (LON:COST) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Costain Group (LON:COST)

Costain Group (LON:COST) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
3/8/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500View Rating Details
3/1/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 545View Rating Details
8/24/2017Jefferies GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 500 ➝ GBX 560View Rating Details
8/24/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/1/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 370 ➝ GBX 410View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Costain Group (LON:COST) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/1/2018GBX 9.252.02%4/12/20184/12/20185/18/2018
8/23/2017GBX 4.751.06%9/14/20179/14/201710/20/2017
3/1/2017GBX 8.402.11%4/6/20174/6/20175/19/2017
8/24/2016GBX 4.301.16%9/15/20169/15/201610/21/2016
3/2/2016GBX 7.251.98%4/14/20164/14/20165/20/2016
8/20/2015GBX 3.751.01%9/17/20159/17/201510/23/2015
3/3/2015GBX 6.251.91%4/16/20154/16/20155/22/2015
8/21/2014GBX 3.251.21%9/17/20149/17/201410/24/2014
2/27/2014GBX 7.752.93%3/12/20143/12/20144/25/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Costain Group (LON COST) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Costain Group (LON:COST)

Costain Group (LON COST) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/10/2018Anthony BickerstaffInsiderSell9,613GBX 461£44,315.93
4/6/2018Anthony BickerstaffInsiderSell17,050GBX 461£78,600.50
3/12/2018Andrew WyllieInsiderSell15,938GBX 476£75,864.88
3/9/2018Andrew WyllieInsiderSell28,268GBX 474£133,990.32
3/10/2017Andrew WyllieInsiderSell13,658GBX 413£56,407.54
3/9/2017Andrew WyllieInsiderSell24,224GBX 415£100,529.60
11/4/2016Anthony BickerstaffInsiderSell591GBX 344£2,033.04
11/3/2016Anthony BickerstaffInsiderSell321GBX 353£1,133.13
11/1/2016Andrew WyllieInsiderSell570GBX 372£2,120.40
9/5/2016Bickerstaff,AnthonyInsiderSell7,956GBX 346£27,527.76
6/30/2016Golby CBE FREng,PaulInsiderBuy35,000GBX 317£110,950
5/13/2016Wyllie,AndrewInsiderSell41,243GBX 328£135,277.04
4/1/2016Wyllie,AndrewInsiderSell28,670GBX 343£98,338.10
12/24/2015Allvey,DavidInsiderBuy5,725GBX 373£21,354.25
5/11/2015Anthony BickerstaffInsiderSell34,066GBX 328.87£112,032.85
4/8/2015Anthony BickerstaffInsiderSell28,123GBX 315£88,587.45
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Costain Group (LON COST) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Costain Group PLC (LON:COST): Poised For Long-Term Success?Costain Group PLC (LON:COST): Poised For Long-Term Success?
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 4:08 PM
Costain Group Wins Highways England Contact As Reports Trading In LineCostain Group Wins Highways England Contact As Reports Trading In Line
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 8 at 9:45 AM
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www.fool.co.uk - April 30 at 10:04 AM
Infrastrata Signs Deal With Costain To Work On Islandmagee Gas ProjectInfrastrata Signs Deal With Costain To Work On Islandmagee Gas Project
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 23 at 4:08 PM
Peel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Costain Group (COST)Peel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Costain Group (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:56 PM
Costain Groups (COST) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalCostain Group's (COST) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 10:45 AM
Can Costain Group PLC’s (LON:COST) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?Can Costain Group PLC’s (LON:COST) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 10:06 AM
Costain Group (COST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum CapitalCostain Group (COST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:34 AM
Costain Group (COST) Insider Sells £78,600.50 in StockCostain Group (COST) Insider Sells £78,600.50 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 1:17 AM
Costain Group (COST) Insider Anthony Bickerstaff Sells 9,613 SharesCostain Group (COST) Insider Anthony Bickerstaff Sells 9,613 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 1:17 AM
Costain Groups (COST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntCostain Group's (COST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:46 PM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Costain Group (COST)Liberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Costain Group (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:46 PM
Costain Group (COST) Price Target Raised to GBX 545Costain Group (COST) Price Target Raised to GBX 545
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 6:58 PM
Costain Group (COST) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalCostain Group (COST) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 9:19 PM
Bakkavor Appoints Ex-Deloitte Partner Jane Lodge Non-Exec DirectorBakkavor Appoints Ex-Deloitte Partner Jane Lodge Non-Exec Director
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 3 at 10:13 AM
Costain Group (COST) Given Buy Rating at Liberum CapitalCostain Group (COST) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:48 PM
Costain Group (COST) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel HuntCostain Group (COST) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:18 PM
Is Costain Group plc (LON:COST) A Financially Sound Company?Is Costain Group plc (LON:COST) A Financially Sound Company?
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 10:20 AM
Costain Group (COST) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel HuntCostain Group (COST) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 10:24 PM
Costain Group (COST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel HuntCostain Group (COST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 3:23 PM
Insider Selling: Costain Group PLC (COST) Insider Sells 28,268 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Costain Group PLC (COST) Insider Sells 28,268 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 10:20 AM
Andrew Wyllie Sells 15,938 Shares of Costain Group PLC (COST) StockAndrew Wyllie Sells 15,938 Shares of Costain Group PLC (COST) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 10:20 AM
Costain Group (COST) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntCostain Group (COST) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 2:36 PM
What Should We Expect From Costain Group plc’s (LON:COST) Earnings In Next 12 Months?What Should We Expect From Costain Group plc’s (LON:COST) Earnings In Next 12 Months?
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 4:50 PM
Costain Group PLC (COST) Increases Dividend to GBX 9.25 Per ShareCostain Group PLC (COST) Increases Dividend to GBX 9.25 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 2:04 PM
Why I’d snap up Evraz plc and this other surging growth stock todayWhy I’d snap up Evraz plc and this other surging growth stock today
www.msn.com - March 2 at 9:45 AM
Costain Hikes Dividend As Profit Widens And Order Book Stand FirmCostain Hikes Dividend As Profit Widens And Order Book Stand Firm
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 2 at 9:45 AM
Costain 2017 pretax profit up 26%Costain 2017 pretax profit up 26%
www.marketwatch.com - March 2 at 9:45 AM
Costain Non-Exec Director & Senior Independent Director Morley RetiresCostain Non-Exec Director & Senior Independent Director Morley Retires
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 26 at 4:36 PM
What You Should Know Before Buying Costain Group plc (LON:COST) For Its DividendWhat You Should Know Before Buying Costain Group plc (LON:COST) For Its Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 9:39 AM
Carillions collapse delivers a boost for shares of rivals - MarketWatchCarillion's collapse delivers a boost for shares of rivals - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - January 17 at 9:07 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 9:21 AM
Should You Buy Costain Group plc (LON:COST) At £4.65?Should You Buy Costain Group plc (LON:COST) At £4.65?
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 9:31 AM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Costain Group (COST)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Costain Group (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 16 at 9:22 PM
Costain Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-GB : December 11, 2017Costain Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-GB : December 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 10:02 AM
Does Costain Group plc’s (LSE:COST) Past Performance Indicate A Stronger Future?Does Costain Group plc’s (LSE:COST) Past Performance Indicate A Stronger Future?
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 9:18 AM
AO World Appoints Jacqueline De Rojas As Non-ExecutiveAO World Appoints Jacqueline De Rojas As Non-Executive
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 25 at 10:42 AM
Costain Group plcs (COST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalCostain Group plc's (COST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 11:32 PM
What is Behind Costain Group plc’s (LSE:COST) Superior ROE?What is Behind Costain Group plc’s (LSE:COST) Superior ROE?
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 6:40 PM
Costain Group Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentalsCostain Group Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 7:01 PM
Is Costain Group plc’s (LSE:COST) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?Is Costain Group plc’s (LSE:COST) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 6:12 PM
Costain Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:COST) : October 13, 2017Costain Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:COST) : October 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:59 PM
Costain Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-GB : October 12, 2017Costain Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-GB : October 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 5:01 AM
Costain Group PLC (COST) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalCostain Group PLC (COST) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 6:38 PM
Costain Group Plc : COST-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 16, 2017Costain Group Plc : COST-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:57 PM
Costain Group PLC (COST) Declares Dividend of GBX 4.75Costain Group PLC (COST) Declares Dividend of GBX 4.75
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 4:15 PM
Costain Group Plc :COST-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : September 5, 2017Costain Group Plc :COST-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : September 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 4 at 10:23 PM
Costain Group PLC (COST) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort SecuritiesCostain Group PLC (COST) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:16 AM
Costain Group PLC (COST) Lifted to "Buy" at Jefferies Group LLCCostain Group PLC (COST) Lifted to "Buy" at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 9:50 PM
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