A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on COST. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating and set a GBX 405 ($5.29) target price on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Investec upped their target price on shares of Costain Group PLC from GBX 370 ($4.83) to GBX 410 ($5.35) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research report on Friday, July 1st. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a hold rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.09) target price on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 413.75 ($5.40).
Shares of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) opened at 354.00 on Friday. Costain Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 267.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 390.00. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 347.39 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 337.87. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 363.96 million.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.30 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a yield of 1.16%.
In other Costain Group PLC news, insider Golby CBE FREng,Paul purchased 35,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 317 ($4.14) per share, with a total value of £110,950 ($144,824.44). Also, insider Bickerstaff,Anthony sold 7,956 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 346 ($4.52), for a total transaction of £27,527.76 ($35,932.33).
Costain Group PLC Company Profile
Costain Group PLC is an 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.
Receive News & Ratings for Costain Group PLC Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Costain Group PLC and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.