Costain Group PLC (COST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Peel Hunt in a report issued on Monday.
Several other research firms have also recently commented on COST. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.09) target price on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 405 ($5.29) target price on shares of Costain Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 413.75 ($5.40).
Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) opened at 358.00 on Monday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 368.07 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 351.69 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 338.56. Costain Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 267.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 390.00.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a GBX 4.30 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.16%.
In related news, insider Bickerstaff,Anthony sold 7,956 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 5th. The stock was 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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