Costain (COST)

Company name:Costain Group Plc
EPIC:COSTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:SSC5ISIN:GB00B64NSP76
Market Segment:SSMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address: 50P
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 54.10 -1.7 [-3.05] 53.50 54.60 55.00 55.20 53.30 365,187
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 148.75 274.95 0.33 -36.70 - - - 73.60 - 30.35

Costain Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.148.75m
Shares In Issue274.95m
Prev. Close55.80
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-36.70p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS-17.09p
Return On Equity (ROE)-4.98%
Operating Margin-9.82%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate-1,259.26%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt182.50m
Gross Gearing68.05%
Quick Assets396.90m
Net Working Capital131.20m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets56.39%
Turnover PS355.85p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-34.95p
Retained Profit PS-2.84p
Cash PS54.88p
Net Cash PS-41.97p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *37.97p
Net Asset Value PS56.92p
Spread1.10 (2.01%) 

Costain Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week56.8052.50
4 weeks63.6050.80
12 weeks63.6050.80
1 year73.6030.35

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Costain Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week54.20-0.10-0.1852.500.2155.35
4 weeks59.80-5.70-9.5350.800.4956.22
12 weeks60.20-6.10-10.1350.800.5657.68
26 weeks56.90-2.80-4.9250.800.8060.60
1 year61.20-7.10-11.6030.351.0353.86
3 years438.50-384.40-87.6630.350.7499.77
5 years330.00-275.90-83.6130.350.55161.39

Costain Key Management Ratios

Costain Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio- 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.29 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.32 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio0.95 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-1.55 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-19.07 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS-3.16 
Price-to-Sales PS0.15 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS1.42 
Price-to-Cash PS0.99 
Net Working Capital PS47.72 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS1.13%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE13.00 
Years in average3 
PE to PE average-%

Costain Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio30.01%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.64 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.45 
Net Gearing37.25%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)41.69%
Gross Gearing68.05%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)76.15%
Gearing Under 1 Year54.36%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)60.83%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets26.78%
Current Ratio1.49 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.49 
Liquidity Ratio0.57 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets37.96%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value64.95m
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value2.24 
Total Debt/Sales0.34 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-3.47 
Total Debt333.40m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.54%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs10 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Costain Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-42.98%
Return On Assets (ROA)-1.50%
Net Profit Margin-0.80%
Assets Turnover1.88 
Return On Equity (ROE)-4.98%
Return On Investment (ROI)-3.49%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-0.80%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover6.23 
Fixed Assets Turnover9.62 
Current Assets Turnover2.33 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover1,029.89 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.53 
Debt Collection Period94.23Days

Costain Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
21 Aug 2019InterimGBX3.8031/12/201831/12/201912/09/201913/09/201918/10/20193.80
06 Mar 2019FinalGBX10.0031/12/201731/12/201811/04/201912/04/201917/05/201915.15
22 Aug 2018InterimGBX5.1531/12/201731/12/201813/09/201814/09/201819/10/2018-
01 Mar 2018FinalGBX9.2531/12/201631/12/201712/04/201813/04/201818/05/201814.00
23 Aug 2017InterimGBX4.7531/12/201631/12/201714/09/201715/09/201720/10/2017-
01 Mar 2017FinalGBX8.4031/12/201531/12/201606/04/201707/04/201719/05/201712.70
24 Aug 2016InterimGBX4.3031/12/201531/12/201615/09/201616/09/201621/10/2016-
02 Mar 2016FinalGBX7.2531/12/201431/12/201514/04/201615/04/201620/05/201611.00
20 Aug 2015InterimGBX3.7531/12/201431/12/201517/09/201518/09/201523/10/2015-
03 Mar 2015FinalGBX6.2531/12/201331/12/201416/04/201517/04/201522/05/20159.50
21 Aug 2014InterimGBX3.2531/12/201331/12/201417/09/201419/09/201424/10/2014-
27 Feb 2014FinalGBX7.7531/12/201231/12/201312/03/201414/03/201425/04/201411.50
22 Aug 2013InterimGBX3.7531/12/201231/12/201318/09/201320/09/201325/10/2013-
06 Mar 2013FinalGBX7.2531/12/201131/12/201217/04/201319/04/201324/05/201310.75
23 Aug 2012InterimGBX3.5031/12/201131/12/201219/09/201221/09/201226/10/2012-
07 Mar 2012FinalGBX6.7531/12/201031/12/201118/04/201220/04/201225/05/201210.00
25 Aug 2011InterimGBX3.2531/12/201031/12/201121/09/201123/09/201128/10/2011-
09 Mar 2011FinalGBX6.2531/12/200931/12/201013/04/201115/04/201120/05/20119.25
25 Aug 2010InterimGBX3.0031/12/200931/12/201022/09/201024/09/201029/10/2010-
11 Mar 2010FinalGBX0.5531/12/200831/12/200921/04/201023/04/201021/05/20100.83
26 Aug 2009InterimGBX0.2830/12/200830/06/200923/09/200925/09/200930/10/2009-
11 Mar 2009FinalGBX0.5031/12/200731/12/200822/05/200924/05/200922/05/20090.75
27 Aug 2008InterimGBX0.2530/12/200730/06/200824/09/200826/09/200831/10/2008-
17 Mar 2008FinalGBX0.5031/12/200631/12/200723/04/200825/04/200823/05/20080.50

Costain Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
pre tax profit38.902.31%40.202.75%-6.60-0.57%-96.10-9.82%m
attributable profit32.601.94%32.802.24%-2.90-0.25%-7.80-0.80%m
retained profit20.701.23%19.101.30%-16.40-1.42%-7.80-0.80%m
eps - basic (p)31.10 30.90 -2.70 -36.70 
eps - diluted (p)30.60 30.20 -2.70 -36.70 
dividends per share14.00 15.15 3.80 - 

Costain Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
fixed assets fixed assets43.006.50%40.006.96%44.107.98%39.908.14%m
intangibles intangibles62.509.45%58.5010.18%59.0010.68%52.1010.63%m
fixed investments fixed investments6.000.91%4.500.78%8.001.45%0.400.08%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks1.400.21%1.500.26%1.300.24%0.600.12%m
debtors debtors299.5045.30%280.8048.87%259.2046.91%246.0050.21%m
cash & securities cash & securities248.7037.62%189.3032.94%180.9032.74%150.9030.80%m
creditors - short creditors - short421.3063.73%326.7056.86%328.9059.53%266.3054.36%m
creditors - long creditors - long85.8012.98%65.6011.42%65.9011.93%67.1013.70%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves154.0023.29%182.3031.73%157.7028.54%156.5031.95%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Costain Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF51.60-48.10-32.20-47.00m
Pre-Financing CF47.50-46.80-28.20-42.30m
Retained CF38.50-59.20-8.40-29.40m

Costain Brokers

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Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
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Numis Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerNUMSRAZHGB2LBIC
Shore Capital Stockbrokers LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerSCAPSHOCGB21
Merrill Lynch InternationalMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerMLSBSNCSGB2LBIC
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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