Costain Group PLC Company Profile (LON:COST)

About Costain Group PLC

Costain Group PLC logoCostain Group PLC is an engineering solutions provider. The Company offers consulting, project delivery, and operations and maintenance services. The Company operates through two segments: Natural Resources and Infrastructure plus Alcaidesa in Spain. The Infrastructure segment operates in the highways, rail and nuclear markets. The Company's Natural Resources segment includes the Company's activities in water, power and oil and gas markets. The Company offers a range of integrated services, including advisory and concept development, specialist design, program management, project delivery, technology integration and asset optimization and support. The Company offers life-cycle services to energy, water and transportation sectors across the United Kingdom. The Company provides a range of highway services, from asset inspection and assessment; scheme development; managing the statutory process; detailed design and construction; commissioning and handover, and maintenance and aftercare.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: COST
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $4.98
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $376.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $359.57
  • 52-Week Range: £1,028,130 - GBX 267
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.86
  • P/E Growth: -0.74
  • Market Cap: $415.29B
  • Outstanding Shares: 102,813,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 420

Analysts' Ratings History for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 450View Rating Details
1/6/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2017Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 405 -> GBX 430View Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 390View Rating Details
6/1/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 370 -> GBX 410View Rating Details
2/4/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $26.94 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading History for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
DateHeadline
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 super value stocks I’d buy in March (LON:COST)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:47 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Climate initiative develops emissions tracker tool (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - January 31 at 9:55 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : “Do As Best As You Can To Push Yourself And Boundaries” (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - January 16 at 4:27 PM
News IconBNP Paribas Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Shire PLC (SHP) (LON:COST)
xboxonezone.com - January 15 at 4:20 PM
News IconThe Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirmed "Buy" Rating for Polymetal International PLC (POLY) (LON:COST)
flapship.com - January 15 at 4:20 PM
News IconPennon Group PLC (LON:PNN) Issued With 'Underperform' Rating At Credit Suisse (LON:COST)
perspectivabetica.com - January 15 at 4:20 PM
News IconAnalysts Set Costain Group PLC (COST) Price Target at $420.00 (LON:COST)
prensariotiretail.com - January 15 at 4:20 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Reveals Revolutionary Tool To Drive Down Carbon In Construction And Infrastructure (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - January 12 at 4:48 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Scholar To Report On British Innovation (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - January 10 at 5:11 PM
News IconHastings Group Holdings (LON:HSTG) New Price Targets (LON:COST)
larampadinapoli.com - January 7 at 2:56 AM
fool.co.uk logoAre Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after today's updates? - Motley Fool UK (LON:COST)
www.fool.co.uk - January 6 at 4:52 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Investors Chronicle: Costain, Next, Indus Gas (LON:COST)
www.ft.com - January 6 at 4:52 PM
lse.co.uk logoMorgan Sindall Wins Place On GBP500 Million TfL Roads Framework (LON:COST)
www.lse.co.uk - January 5 at 10:06 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Year End Trading Update (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - January 5 at 10:06 PM
News IconBroker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)
www.youinvest.co.uk - January 5 at 10:06 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Costain Wins Place On TfL Framework As Order Book Maintained (LON:COST)
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 5 at 10:06 PM
money.aol.co.uk logoAre Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after today's updates? - AOL UK (LON:COST)
money.aol.co.uk - January 5 at 5:02 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoCostain Group PLC 19.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:COST)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 5 at 5:02 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoContractor Costain Group PLC secures new TfL projects deal as its ... - Proactive Investors UK (LON:COST)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 5 at 5:02 PM
publicnow.com logoCostain wins place on TfL’s new £500m Major Projects Framework (LON:COST)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 5:02 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after today’s updates? (LON:COST)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 5 at 5:02 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoDay Ahead - Construction in focus as Persimmon and Costain provide trading updates (LON:COST)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 4 at 5:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoCostain Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-GB : January 4, 2017 (LON:COST)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 5:31 PM
publicnow.com logoCostain Secures Contract Renewal For Highways England (LON:COST)
www.publicnow.com - January 2 at 4:43 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : UK Earnings, Trading Statements Calendar - Next 7 Days (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - December 29 at 9:51 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Liberum Capital Reiterates Buy on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) (LON:COST)
marketexclusive.com - December 23 at 9:39 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Beaufort Securities Reiterates Buy on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) - Market Exclusive (LON:COST)
marketexclusive.com - December 21 at 3:07 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBeaufort Securities Breakfast Alert: Costain, IP Group Plc, IP2IPO, MySQUAR Limited (LON:COST)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - December 20 at 8:59 AM
News IconRating Alert: Panmure Gordon Maintains GBX 29.00 Target Price per Share On Filtronic PLC (LON:FTC), Maintains Buy ... - Thorold News (LON:COST)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 16 at 9:56 PM
lse.co.uk logoCostain Renews North East Roads Contract With Highways Engla - London South East (registration) (blog) (LON:COST)
www.lse.co.uk - December 16 at 9:56 PM
News IconWhat To Expect From Costain Group plc's (LSE:COST) Earnings Over The Next Year? - Simply Wall St (LON:COST)
simplywall.st - December 16 at 9:56 PM
News IconCostain JV wins Highways England contract renewal (LON:COST)
www.youinvest.co.uk - December 16 at 4:52 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Renews North East Roads Contract With Highways England (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - December 16 at 4:52 PM
News IconRating Flow: Beaufort Securities Reconfirmed Balfour Beatty PLC ... - Thorold News (LON:COST)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 14 at 10:30 PM
News IconUK Stock Worth Mentioning: IMI plc (IMI) Rises 0.4% on Dec 14 - Herald KS (LON:COST)
heraldks.com - December 14 at 10:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoCostain Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:COST) : December 13, 2016 (LON:COST)
www.capitalcube.com - December 13 at 5:05 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Crossrail Trekkers Raise Thousands For Macmillan (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - December 13 at 7:49 AM
capitalcube.com logoCostain Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : COST-GB : December 12, 2016 (LON:COST)
www.capitalcube.com - December 12 at 12:21 PM
News IconRating Alert: Filtronic PLC (LON:FTC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated by Analysts at Panmure Gordon; The PT is Set to GBX ... - Thorold News (LON:COST)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 5 at 5:16 PM
News IconF-Score in Focus for Costain Group plc (LSE:COST) - The Business Journal (LON:COST)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 5 at 5:16 PM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Proposed Placing (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - December 1 at 2:33 AM
lse.co.uk logoResult of Placing - London South East (registration) (blog) (LON:COST)
www.lse.co.uk - November 30 at 4:31 PM
News IconConstruction Consortiums Secure £900m for HS2 Phase One (LON:COST)
www.bdcmagazine.com - November 22 at 10:03 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Autumn Statement set to leave UK assets facing winter winds (LON:COST)
www.ft.com - November 22 at 8:13 AM
publicnow.com logoAutumn Statement: Infrastructure Programme Presents Opportunity For "Recruitment Revolution" (LON:COST)
www.publicnow.com - November 22 at 8:13 AM
4-traders.com logoCostain : Wins GBP113 Million National Grid Compressor Stations Contract (LON:COST)
www.4-traders.com - November 21 at 9:20 AM
News IconCostain Group Secures GBP113 Million Contract from National Grid (LON:COST)
ih.advfn.com - November 21 at 9:20 AM
publicnow.com logoNational Grid Awards Costain Contract To Upgrade Peterborough And Huntingdon Compressor Stations (LON:COST)
www.publicnow.com - November 21 at 9:20 AM
News IconUK awards £900m contracts for Phase I of HS2 project (LON:COST)
www.railway-technology.com - November 17 at 3:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Costain Group Plc : November 17, 2016 (LON:COST)
www.capitalcube.com - November 17 at 3:36 PM

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What is Costain Group PLC's stock symbol?

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

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

Costain Group PLC announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.30 per share on Friday, October 21st. This represents a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Costain Group PLC's stock going? Where will Costain Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Costain Group PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 390 to GBX 450. On average, they anticipate Costain Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 420 in the next year.

How do I buy Costain Group PLC stock?

Shares of Costain Group PLC 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.

How much does a share of Costain Group PLC stock cost?

One share of Costain Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 398.25.


Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff