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Last 332.25 GBp
Change Today +3.25 / 0.99%
Volume 14.9K
As of 11:35 AM 07/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

costain group plc (COST) Snapshot

Open
334.25 GBp
Previous Close
329.00 GBp
Day High
334.25 GBp
Day Low
332.00 GBp
52 Week High
06/3/15 - 346.25 GBp
52 Week Low
08/6/14 - 250.00 GBp
Market Cap
339.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
100.1K
EPS TTM
0.22 GBp
Shares Outstanding
102.0M
EX-Date
04/16/15
P/E TM
15.4x
Dividend
10.56 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.17%
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

Highways England Appoints Galliford Try and Costain as Delivery Partners for Smart Motorways Programme

Galliford Try announced that its Infrastructure business has, in joint venture with Costain, been appointed as a delivery partner by Highways England for its Smart Motorways programme which is worth a total of £1.55 billion. The programme will see 292 extra lane miles added to motorways. The hard shoulder will be converted to a traffic lane and signing and technology will tell drivers what speed to drive at, if lanes are blocked or closed and about incidents up ahead. The Galliford Try and Costain joint venture has won a construction package including delivery of the M1 J19 to J16 Smart Motorway in Northamptonshire, starting this autumn at a value of £65 million. It has also been appointed to construct two future schemes: the M1 J24 to J25 in the East Midlands, and the M1 J13 to J16 in Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. Both are expected to commence in 2016/17 at an estimated combined value of up to £302 million subject to the agreement of target costs.

Costain Group Appoints Sally Austin to its Executive Board

The Costain Group has announced that Sally Austin, HR Director, has been appointed to the company's Executive Board. Sally became HR Director in April 2014. Since then she has played a major leadership role in a number of areas including training and development of Costain people and the recruitment of specialist skills to ensure the continuing transformation of the Costain Group and strengthening further its status as a leading engineering solutions provider.

Costain Group plc Announces Changes to Joint Venture with Santander in Spain

Costain Group plc announced that by mutual agreement with its joint venture partner, Santander, the net assets held by the non-core Costain-Santander joint venture in Spain are, subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions, to be reorganized and split equally between the parties (the reorganization). Upon completion of the reorganization, Santander will own the two pieces of development land currently held by the joint venture and will assume a portion of the outstanding debt of the joint venture. Costain will own the operating assets of the golf courses and the marina concession, and the associated smaller parcels of land and will retain the balance of the outstanding debt. The reorganization includes set-off provisions such that the net consideration payable by each of Costain and Santander will be zero and upon completion each of Costain and Santander will hold net assets representing 50% of the value of the joint venture. Costain will own 100% of its share of the assets. Following the completion of the reorganization, the Group's non-core activities in Spain will comprise the operation of leisure-based assets with a reduced exposure to land development. The reorganization is not expected to have any significant impact on the net assets or the reported earnings of the group. Completion of the reorganization is expected to take place by the end of September and is conditional upon: (i) certain necessary tax clearances in Spain; (ii) the registration of a complementary public deed confirming the joint venture's ownership of certain plots of real estate to be transferred to Santander; and (iii) there being no material adverse change in the joint venture prior to completion.

 

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