LON:COST - Costain Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 350 -3.00 (-0.85 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 353
Today's RangeGBX 347.50 - GBX 357
52-Week RangeGBX 298 - GBX 493
Volume129,525 shs
Average Volume226,539 shs
Market Capitalization£374.70 million
P/E Ratio11.59
Dividend Yield4.44%
BetaN/A
Costain 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
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-1628-842444

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.46 billion
Cash FlowGBX 176.09 per share
Book ValueGBX 171 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap£374.70 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 10 per share on Friday, May 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 11th. This is a boost from Costain Group's previous dividend of $5.15. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Costain Group's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for COST?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Costain Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 450 to GBX 545. On average, they expect Costain Group's share price to reach GBX 495 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Costain Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Costain Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Costain Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Costain Group.

Has Costain Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about COST stock has trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Costain Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Costain Group's key competitors?

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 Co. (NEW) (FLR), Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC), NVIDIA (NVDA), KBR (KBR), Micron Technology (MU), John Wood Group (WG), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA), Foster Wheeler (FWLT) and Connect Group (CNCT).

Who are Costain Group's key executives?

Costain Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andrew Wyllie, Chairman of Exec. Board, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Anthony O. Bickerstaff, CFO, Member of Group Exec. Board & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Alexander John Vaughan BSc (Hons), MRICS, Dip IoD, FIoD, MD of Natural Resources Division & Member of Group Exec. Board
  • Mr. Martin Hunter, Group Financial Controller & Member of Group Exec. Board
  • Mr. Darren James BEng (Hons), CEng, FICE, FCIHT, FIoD, MD of Infrastructure & Member of Group Exec. Board (Age 51)

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 350.

How big of a company is Costain Group?

Costain Group has a market capitalization of £374.70 million and generates £1.46 billion in revenue each year.

What is Costain Group's official website?

The official website for Costain Group is http://costain.com/.

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 (LON COST)

Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  416 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  156 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  572
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.
This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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