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Costain Group

Current Price 169.60p Bid 169.60p Ask 170.00p Change 0.24%
Last Updated: 19/07/2019 19:29. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Costain Group plc is a smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain helps to improve people's lives by deploying technology-led programmes to meet urgent national needs across the UK's energy, water and transportation sectors. Costain's 4,000 people, who are committed to high performance and safe delivery, are working on many high-profile contracts in the UK incorporating a broad range of innovative services across the whole life-cycle of its customers' assets and does so through the delivery of integrated consultancy, asset optimisation, technology and complex delivery services.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£1,463.70m
Operating Profit
£43.40m
Dividend Yield
8.95
Dividend Per Share
15.15
Dividend Cover
2.04
P/E Ratio
5.48

Key Personnel

Andrew Wyllie
Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Oliver Bickerstaff
Finance Director
Dr Paul Golby
Non-Executive Chairman
Jacqueline de Rojas
Non-Executive Director
Alison Jane Wood
Non-Executive Director
David McManus
Non-Executive Director
Jane Ann Lodge
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
COST
ISIN
GB00B64NSP76
Shares in Issue
107,906,505
Market cap
£182.58m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
169.60p
Bid Price
169.60p
Ask Price
170.00p
Volume
507943
Change Today
0.40p
% Change Today
0.24%
Open
167.20p
Previous Close
169.60p
Intraday High
177.44p
Intraday Low
167.20p
52 Week High
470.00p
52 Week Low
165.20p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Costain Group Intra-day Chart

Costain Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

FTSE ends the week in positive fashion 28 Jun 2019 | 16:39 FTSE 100 holds on to gains as UK GDP meets expectations 28 Jun 2019 | 12:03 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC 28 Jun 2019 | 10:50 Costain to confirm current trading in line with expectations as new boss Alex Vaughan takes helm 07 May 2019 | 10:15 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 03 May 2019 | 14:30 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 10 Apr 2019 | 10:35 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 10 Apr 2019 | 10:35 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 10 Apr 2019 | 10:35 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 10 Apr 2019 | 10:35 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 09 Apr 2019 | 12:25 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 09 Apr 2019 | 12:25 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 09 Apr 2019 | 12:25 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 09 Apr 2019 | 12:25 Costain wins Highways England contract to deliver major improvements on A19 22 Mar 2019 | 08:37 Costain profits flat as revenues hurt by weak performance in industrial division 06 Mar 2019 | 09:08 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC 03 Jan 2019 | 09:30 Costain expects results in-line with expectations 03 Jan 2019 | 08:27 Costain wins Highways England contract 07 Nov 2018 | 09:28 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 01 Nov 2018 | 11:15 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 01 Nov 2018 | 11:15 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC 30 Aug 2018 | 10:40 Costain receives contract from Network Rail to reduce risk at level crossings 23 Aug 2018 | 08:06

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
40.0
43.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
58.5
62.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
8.8
17.7
Total Non-Current Assets
107.3
123.2
Inventory
1.5
1.4
Trade & Receivables
276.5
287.8
Cash & Receivables
189.3
248.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
574.6
661.1

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
326.7
421.3
Long Term Liabilities
65.6
85.8
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
392.3
507.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
182.3
154.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
53.5
52.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
110.5
86.0
Share Premium Account
15.0
12.1
Other Equity
3.3
3.1
Total Equity
182.3
154.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
-48.1
51.6
Cashflow Before Financing
-46.8
47.5
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-59.2
38.5

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
1,463.7
1,684.0
Cost of Sales
1,373.8
1,596.2
Gross Profit
89.9
87.8
Operating Profit
43.4
44.6
Pre-Tax Profit
40.2
38.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
32.8
32.6

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
11 Apr 2019
17 May 2019
H1 Dividend
13 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
H2 Dividend
12 Apr 2018
18 May 2018
H1 Dividend
14 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
H2 Dividend
06 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
H1 Dividend
15 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
H2 Dividend
14 Apr 2016
20 May 2016
H1 Dividend
17 Sep 2015
23 Oct 2015
H2 Dividend
16 Apr 2015
22 May 2015
H1 Dividend
17 Sep 2014
24 Oct 2014
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