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Costain Group

Current Price 457.50p Bid 457.50p Ask 459.50p Change -0.65%
Last Updated: 24/05/2018 11:05. 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 31/12/2017

Turnover
£1,684.00m
Operating Profit
£44.60m
Dividend Yield
3.03
Dividend Per Share
14.00
Dividend Cover
2.22
P/E Ratio
14.84

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
COST
ISIN
GB00B64NSP76
Shares in Issue
106,396,615
Market cap
£491.02m

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
458.50p
Bid Price
457.50p
Ask Price
459.50p
Volume
25874
Change Today
-3.00p
% Change Today
-0.65%
Open
463.00p
Previous Close
461.50p
Intraday High
469.50p
Intraday Low
456.00p
52 Week High
494.00p
52 Week Low
419.50p
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 MoneyAM

Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 11 Apr 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 11 Apr 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 11 Apr 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 11 Apr 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 13 Mar 2018 | 15:20 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 13 Mar 2018 | 15:20 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 13 Mar 2018 | 15:15 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 13 Mar 2018 | 15:15 Oil giants and miners lift FTSE 04 Jan 2018 | 16:40 FTSE stalls after strong UK economic data 04 Jan 2018 | 11:40 FTSE boosted by record close on Wall Street 04 Jan 2018 | 08:38 Costain maintains order book at £3.9bn 04 Jan 2018 | 07:52 Costain appoints new non-exec 17 Nov 2017 | 14:20 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 01 Nov 2017 | 16:05 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 01 Nov 2017 | 16:05 Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST) 25 Oct 2017 | 16:40 Costain update on Manchester waste contract 29 Sep 2017 | 09:46 FLASH: Costain update on Manchester waste contract 29 Sep 2017 | 07:14 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC 30 Aug 2017 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC 24 Aug 2017 | 11:00 Costain update on Manchester waste contract 24 Aug 2017 | 08:05 Markets shaky amid WPP warning and Trump confrontation 23 Aug 2017 | 16:41 WPP full year downgrade looms over FTSE 100 23 Aug 2017 | 11:56 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC 23 Aug 2017 | 11:10 Costain on track after strong first half 23 Aug 2017 | 07:18 FLASH: Costain underlying profits rise 23 Aug 2017 | 07:12 HS2 'minded to award' contracts to Costain JV 17 Jul 2017 | 08:16 Costain's Chief Exec appointed as a non-exec of Yorkshire Water Services 13 Jul 2017 | 13:21 Costain on track after strong first half 04 Jul 2017 | 07:16 FLASH: Costain on track 04 Jul 2017 | 07:07

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
43.0
42.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
62.5
65.9
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
17.7
25.2
Total Non-Current Assets
123.2
133.3
Inventory
1.4
3.6
Trade & Receivables
287.8
299.1
Cash & Receivables
248.7
210.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
661.1
646.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
421.3
441.6
Long Term Liabilities
85.8
105.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
507.1
546.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
154.0
99.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
52.8
52.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
86.0
34.5
Share Premium Account
12.1
8.8
Other Equity
3.1
4.2
Total Equity
154.0
99.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
51.6
67.1
Cashflow Before Financing
47.5
42.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
38.5
63.6

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
1,684.0
1,573.7
Cost of Sales
1,596.2
1,497.7
Gross Profit
87.8
76.0
Operating Profit
44.6
35.1
Pre-Tax Profit
38.9
30.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
32.6
26.4

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H2 Dividend
12 Mar 2014
25 Apr 2014
H1 Dividend
18 Sep 2013
25 Oct 2013
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