Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six research firms that are currently covering the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 413.75 ($5.40).
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on COST. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 450 ($5.87) price target on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 405 ($5.29) price target on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.09) price target on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 1st.
Shares of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) opened at 369.00 on Thursday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 379.38 million. Costain Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 267.00 and a one year high of GBX 390.00. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 350.50 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 338.34.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a GBX 4.30 ($0.06) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th.
In other Costain Group PLC news, insider Bickerstaff,Anthony sold 7,956 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 346 ($4.52), for a total value of £27,527.76 ($35,932.33).
About Costain Group PLC
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.
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