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Last 388.00 GBp
Change Today +9.75 / 2.58%
Volume 101.6K
As of 11:35 AM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

costain group plc (COST) Snapshot

377.50 GBp
Previous Close
378.25 GBp
Day High
390.00 GBp
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373.00 GBp
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08/28/15 - 390.00 GBp
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - 263.50 GBp
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
0.24 GBp
Shares Outstanding
11.11 GBp
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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 Wins £605 Million Contract

Costain has been awarded the £605 million contract for the East works package of the Thames Tideway Tunnel in London in Joint Venture ('JV') with VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche Ltd. The Thames Tideway Tunnel is a major new sewer, urgently needed to protect the tidal River Thames from pollution and to modernise London's Victorian sewerage network for the 21st century, underpinning and enhancing economic prosperity. It is a large complex programme which addresses an urgent need to help ensure London is provided with a safe and environmentally sustainable water infrastructure.

Costain Group plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended June 30, 2015

Costain Group plc reported consolidated earnings results for the half year ended June 30, 2015. The company reported revenue of £621.1 million, operating profit of £11.9 million, profit before tax of £10.0 million, profit attributable to equity holders of parent of £8.5 million or 8.8 pence per diluted share against revenue of £529.1 million, operating profit of £8.3 million, profit before tax of £5.8 million, profit attributable to equity holders of parent of £5.1 million or 5.6 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £8.8 million against net cash generated from operating activities of £19.3 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was £0.4 million against £1.0 million a year ago. Additions to intangible assets were £0.4 million against £0.9 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £13.1 million compared to £11.2 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £11.4 million compared to £9.1 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted basic earnings per share were 9.6 pence compared to 9.2 pence for the same period a year ago.

Costain Group Seeks Acquisitions

Costain Group plc (LSE:COST) will continue to grow the business, both organically and by targeted acquisition, to ensure the scale and capability to satisfy the full range of service needed for increasingly complex and large scale projects.


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