Costain Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:COST)

GBX 465 14.75 (3.28 %)
(As of 12/17/2017 07:05 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 465
Today's RangeGBX 445.50 - GBX 465
52-Week RangeGBX 348.75 - GBX 494.50
Volume178,096 shs
Average Volume113,067 shs
Market Capitalization£486.97 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Costain Group (LON:COST)

Costain Group logoCostain Group PLC is a technology-based 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 Natural Resources segment includes the Company's activities in water, power, and oil & gas markets. The Company offers a range of services, including advisory and concept development, specialist design, program management, project delivery, technology integration, and asset optimization and support. The Company offers services across whole life cycle of its customers assets in energy, water and transportation business areas focused on the United Kingdom market.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Highway & Bridge Construction
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorHighway & Bridge Construction
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

Trailing EPSGBX 0.28
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 Wednesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.75 per share on Friday, October 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Costain Group's Dividend History.

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

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Costain Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 500 to GBX 560. On average, they expect Costain Group's stock price to reach GBX 535 in the next year. 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:

  • Paul Golby CBE, Chairman of the Board (Age 66)
  • Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 52)
  • Anthony O. Bickerstaff, Group Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 50)
  • Darren James, Managing Director - Infrastructure
  • Alex Vaughan, Managing Director - Natural Resources
  • Martin Hunter, Group Financial Controller
  • Catherine Warbrick, Investor Relations Director
  • Tim Bowen, Corporate Development Director
  • David Taylor, Group Commercial Director
  • Tracey A. Wood, Legal Director and Company Secretary

How do I buy Costain Group stock?

Shares of Costain Group 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 Costain Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 465.

How big of a company is Costain Group?

Costain Group has a market capitalization of £486.97 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:  4.1 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  349 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  81 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  430
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Costain Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Costain Group (LON:COST) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.002.83
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)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 535GBX 503.75GBX 503.75GBX 465

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
12/14/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 545View Rating Details
8/24/2017Jefferies GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 500 -> GBX 560View Rating Details
8/24/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/23/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500View Rating Details
6/1/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 370 -> GBX 410View Rating Details
2/4/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Costain Group (LON:COST)


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Estimates

Costain Group (LON:COST) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Costain Group (LON:COST) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 Trades by Quarter for Costain Group (LON:COST)

Costain Group (LON COST) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

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DateHeadline
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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finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 2:42 AM
Costain Consortium Formally Awarded GBP1.80 Billion HS2 Work Packages - London South East (registration) (blog)Costain Consortium Formally Awarded GBP1.80 Billion HS2 Work Packages - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - August 1 at 6:10 PM
UPDATE: HS2 "Minded To Award" Costain Two Construction Contracts - London South East (registration) (blog)UPDATE: HS2 "Minded To Award" Costain Two Construction Contracts - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - July 17 at 5:49 PM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Costain Group PLC (COST)Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Costain Group PLC (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 12:39 PM
Costain Confident On Future Progress As Current Trading In L - London South East (registration) (blog)Costain Confident On Future Progress As Current Trading In L - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - May 8 at 9:19 PM
Costain Confident On Future Progress As Current Trading In LineCostain Confident On Future Progress As Current Trading In Line
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 8 at 4:19 PM
John Laing Seeking Resolution To Manchester Waste Contract DisputeJohn Laing Seeking Resolution To Manchester Waste Contract Dispute
www.lse.co.uk - May 3 at 9:12 AM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 5:30 PM
UK budget cold comfort for sterling, boosts building firmsUK budget cold comfort for sterling, boosts building firms
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:09 PM
Costain Lifts Dividend 15% As Annual Revenue And Profit RiseCostain Lifts Dividend 15% As Annual Revenue And Profit Rise
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 1 at 9:59 AM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:47 PM
Are Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after todays updates? - Motley Fool UKAre Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after today's updates? - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - January 6 at 4:52 PM
[$$] Investors Chronicle: Costain, Next, Indus Gas[$$] Investors Chronicle: Costain, Next, Indus Gas
www.ft.com - January 6 at 4:52 PM
Morgan Sindall Wins Place On GBP500 Million TfL Roads FrameworkMorgan Sindall Wins Place On GBP500 Million TfL Roads Framework
www.lse.co.uk - January 5 at 10:06 PM
TOP NEWS: Costain Wins Place On TfL Framework As Order Book MaintainedTOP NEWS: Costain Wins Place On TfL Framework As Order Book Maintained
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 5 at 10:06 PM
Are Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after today’s updates?Are Persimmon plc and Costain Group plc unmissable buys after today’s updates?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 5 at 5:02 PM
Costain Renews North East Roads Contract With Highways Engla - London South East (registration) (blog)Costain Renews North East Roads Contract With Highways Engla - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 16 at 9:56 PM
Result of Placing - London South East (registration) (blog)Result of Placing - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - November 30 at 4:31 PM
[$$] Autumn Statement set to leave UK assets facing winter winds[$$] Autumn Statement set to leave UK assets facing winter winds
www.ft.com - November 22 at 8:13 AM

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