Costain Group PLC (COST) Declares Dividend of GBX 4.75
Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 23rd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.75 ($0.06) per share on Friday, October 20th. This represents a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Costain Group PLC (LON COST) traded down 1.12% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 442.25. 62,414 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is GBX 463.42 million. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 459.21 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 455.17. Costain Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 321.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 494.50.
Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Costain Group PLC had a return on equity of 22.76% and a net margin of 1.51%. On average, analysts anticipate that Costain Group PLC will post $33.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital upped their price objective on Costain Group PLC from GBX 450 ($5.81) to GBX 510 ($6.59) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Peel Hunt upped their price objective on Costain Group PLC from GBX 450 ($5.81) to GBX 500 ($6.46) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of Costain Group PLC to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from GBX 500 ($6.46) to GBX 560 ($7.23) in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 24th.
Costain Group PLC Company Profile
Costain Group PLC is a technology-based engineering solutions provider. The Company offers consulting, project delivery, and operations and maintenance services. The Company operates through two segments: Natural Resources and Infrastructure plus Alcaidesa in Spain. The Infrastructure segment operates in the highways, rail and nuclear markets.
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