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Last 325.00 GBp
Change Today -0.75 / -0.23%
Volume 91.1K
COST On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
London
OTC US
As of 11:35 AM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

costain group plc (COST) Snapshot

Open
330.00 GBp
Previous Close
325.75 GBp
Day High
330.00 GBp
Day Low
320.75 GBp
52 Week High
04/13/15 - 333.75 GBp
52 Week Low
06/25/14 - 248.00 GBp
Market Cap
328.9M
Average Volume 10 Days
158.0K
EPS TTM
0.22 GBp
Shares Outstanding
101.2M
EX-Date
04/16/15
P/E TM
15.0x
Dividend
10.56 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.25%
Current Stock Chart for COSTAIN GROUP PLC (COST)

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costain group plc (COST) Details

Costain Group PLC provides engineering solutions for various infrastructure projects in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates in two divisions, Infrastructure and Natural Resources. The Infrastructure division delivers engineering and technology-led solutions in rail, highways, and power sectors. The Natural Resources division offers engineering solutions to the United Kingdom water utility companies; creates facilities to manage nuclear waste; and provides engineering services in the design, development, delivery, and maintenance of oil and gas infrastructure. 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.

3,538 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/21/15
Founded in 1865

costain group plc (COST) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of Executive Board, Chief Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: 904.1K GBP
Finance Director, Member of Group Executive B...
Total Annual Compensation: 615.1K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

costain group plc (COST) Key Developments

Costain Group plc, 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 03, 2015

Costain Group plc, 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 03, 2015

Costain Group plc Recommends Final Dividend for 2014; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Costain Group plc recommended final dividend of 6.25 pence per share taking the total dividend for the year to 9.5 pence per share on enlarged capital base against 11.5 pence per share. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported group revenue of £1,122.5 million against £960.0 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £28.7 million against £27.4 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £22.6 million against £12.9 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £28.5 million against £31.0 million a year ago. Basic earnings per share were 27.8 pence compared to 41.0 pence a year ago. Adjusted basic earnings per share were 22.2 pence compared to 17.6 pence a year ago. Group operating profit was £23.5 million against £19.1 million a year ago. Profit from operations was £26.2 million compared to £16.9 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent was £21.0 million against £12.5 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 21.7 pence compared to 16.9 pence a year ago. Cash from operations was £43.6 million against cash used in operations of £32.9 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was £5.3 million against £1.3 million a year ago. Additions to intangible assets was £0.8 million against £1.2 million a year ago. Net book value as at December 31, 2014 was £31.0 million compared to £33.3 million a year ago.

Costain Group plc Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Costain Group plc provided earnings guidance for the year ended December 31, 2014. Since the announcement of the group's interim management statement, Costain has continued to perform well and will deliver a full-year result in line with the Board's expectations.

 

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