LON:COST

Costain Group (COST) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 83
-0.20 (-0.24%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
82.06
84.60
50-Day Range
61
83.20
52-Week Range
40.90
84.60
Volume
979,659 shs
Average Volume
556,255 shs
Market Capitalization
£229.68 million
P/E Ratio
1,037.50
Dividend Yield
1.20%
Price Target
N/A
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About Costain Group Stock (LON:COST)

Costain Group PLC provides smart infrastructure solutions for the transportation, energy, water, and defense markets in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Transportation and Natural Resources. The Transportation segment operates in the road, rail, and integrated transport markets. The Natural Resources segment operates in the water, energy, and defense markets. It offers consultancy and advisory, digital technology, climate change, and complex program delivery solutions and services. Costain Group PLC was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, the United Kingdom.

COST Stock Price History

COST Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/11/2020
Ex-Dividend for 5/28 Dividend
4/18/2024
Today
4/24/2024
Dividend Payable
5/28/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Engineering & Construction
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
3,518
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
£22.10 million
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.33 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 95.23 per share
Book Value
GBX 79 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£229.68 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
2.40
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Alexander John Vaughan B.Sc. (Age 55)
    BSc (Hons), Dip IoD, FIoD, MRICS, CEO, Member of Group Executive Board & Director
    Comp: $972.42k
  • Ms. Helen Margaret Willis A.C.A. (Age 60)
    B.Sc., CFO, Member Executive Board & Executive Director
    Comp: $817.3k
  • Mr. David Taylor FRICS
    FIOD, ACIOB, Group Commercial Director & Member of Group Executive Board
  • Ms. Catherine Warbrick B.Sc.
    Chief People & Sustainability Officer and Member of Executive Board
  • Mr. Sam White B.Sc.
    M.B.A., Managing Director of Natural Resources & Member of Executive Board
  • Ms. Nicole Geoghegan L.L.B.
    General Counsel, Company Secretary & Member of Executive Board
  • Mr. Paul Sharma
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sandra Johnson
    Head of Public Affairs & Policy

COST Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have COST shares performed in 2024?

Costain Group's stock was trading at GBX 63.40 at the beginning of the year. Since then, COST shares have increased by 30.9% and is now trading at GBX 83.
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How were Costain Group's earnings last quarter?

Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) released its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 11th. The company reported $13.50 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $10.80 by $2.70. Costain Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.27% and a net margin of 1.66%.

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

Costain Group declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.80 per share on Tuesday, May 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 18th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 0.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Costain Group a good dividend stock?

Costain Group (LON:COST) pays an annual dividend of GBX 1 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.60%. The dividend payout ratio is 1,250.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Costain Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Costain Group investors own include Fluor (FLR), Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC), KBR (KBR), John Wood Group (WG), (FWLT) (FWLT), Air Products and Chemicals (APD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Chicago Bridge Iron (CBI), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and Pan African Resources (PAF).

How do I buy shares of Costain Group?

Shares of COST stock 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.
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This page (LON:COST) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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