LON:COST - Costain Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 330 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 05/19/2019 05:09 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 330Today's RangeGBX 325 - GBX 333.5052-Week RangeGBX 298 - GBX 486Volume99,802 shsAverage Volume226,539 shsMarket Capitalization£355.42 millionP/E Ratio10.93Dividend Yield4.71%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive COST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for COST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Engineering & Construction Sub-IndustryN/A SectorIndustrials Current SymbolLON:COST Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webcostain.com Phone+44-1628-842444Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio38.67 Current Ratio1.43 Quick Ratio1.34Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.93 Forward P/E Ratio0.09 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£1.46 billion Price / Sales0.24 Cash FlowGBX 176.80 per share Price / Cash Flow1.87 Book ValueGBX 170.40 per share Price / Book1.94Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees3,736 Outstanding Shares107,702,000Market Cap£355.42 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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, March 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 10 per share on Friday, May 17th. This represents a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 11th. This is a positive change 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 price targets for Costain Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 450 to GBX 545. On average, they anticipate Costain Group's stock price to reach GBX 495 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.0% 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? News stories about COST stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Costain Group earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Costain Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Costain Group include Aecon Group (ARE), NRW (NWH), Bilfinger (GBF), Hill & Smith (HILS), Service Stream (SSM), Morgan Sindall Group (MGNS), Keller Group (KLR), Kier Group (KIE), Bauer (B5A), Johns Lyng Group (JLG), Bird Construction (BDT), Severfield (SFR), Decmil Group (DCG), CIVMEC/IDR UNRESTR (CVL) and Lycopodium (LYL). 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), KBR (KBR), John Wood Group (WG), Foster Wheeler (FWLT), Air Products & Chemicals (APD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI), China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP) and Saipem (SAPMF). Who are Costain Group's key executives? Costain Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Anthony O. Bickerstaff, CFO, Member of Group Exec. Board & Director (Age 55)Mr. Andrew Wyllie, Exec. Officer (Age 56)Mr. Alexander John Vaughan BSc (Hons), Dip IoD, FIoD, MRICS, CEO & Member of Group Exec. BoardMr. Martin Hunter, Group Financial Controller & Member of Group Exec. BoardMr. 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 330. How big of a company is Costain Group? Costain Group has a market capitalization of £355.42 million and generates £1.46 billion in revenue each year. Costain Group employs 3,736 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 417 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 159 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 576MarketBeat'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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a good rate of return for a mutual fund? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.