Costain Group Plc

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Company name:Costain Group Plc
EPIC:COSTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:SSC5ISIN:GB00B64NSP76
Market Segment:SSMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.costain.com/Description:ORD 50P
Industry Sector:CONSTRUCTION & MATERIALS
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 301.50 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/down -5.5 [-1.79] 300.50 302.00 311.00 311.00 300.00 18,240
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 325.34 107.91 0.15 30.90 15.15 9.76 5.02 470.00 - 290.00

Costain Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.325.34m
Shares In Issue107.91m
Prev. Close307.00
PE Ratio9.76 
Dividend Yield5.02%
EPS - basic30.90p
Dividend PS15.15p
Dividend Cover2.04 
Cash Flow PS-44.58p
Return On Equity (ROE)17.99%
Operating Margin2.75%
PEG Factor-15.17 
EPS Growth Rate-0.64%
Dividends PS Growth Rate8.21%
Net Debt203.00m
Gross Gearing68.27%
Quick Assets470.10m
Net Working Capital144.90m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets56.80%
Turnover PS1,356.45p
Pre-Tax Profit PS37.25p
Retained Profit PS17.70p
Cash PS175.43p
Net Cash PS-127.33p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *114.73p
Net Asset Value PS168.94p
Spread1.50 (0.50%) 

Costain Balance Sheet

LSE:COST:Liabilities+EQLSE:COST:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week311.00290.00
4 weeks325.50290.00
12 weeks363.50290.00
1 year470.00290.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Costain Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week300.001.500.50290.000.15301.96
4 weeks315.00-13.50-4.29290.000.12311.68
12 weeks339.50-38.00-11.19290.000.13325.73
26 weeks310.00-8.50-2.74290.000.11341.80
1 year450.50-149.00-33.07290.000.14375.15
3 years330.00-28.50-8.64267.000.24400.55
5 years250.0051.5020.60248.250.21375.62

Costain Key Management Ratios

Costain Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio- 
PE Ratio9.76 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.53 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.58 
Dividend Yield5.02%
Market-to-Book Ratio1.78 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS8.09 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS17.03 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS-6.76 
Price-to-Sales PS0.22 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS2.63 
Price-to-Cash PS1.72 
Net Working Capital PS134.28 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS2.25%
Earnings Yield10.25%
Average PE13.74 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average70.99%

Costain Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio26.46%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.36 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.53 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.20 
Net Gearing35.33%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)39.33%
Gross Gearing68.27%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)76.01%
Gearing Under 1 Year56.86%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)63.30%
Assets/Equity3.15 
Cash/Equity103.84 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets25.22%
Current Ratio1.44 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.44 
Liquidity Ratio0.58 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets40.14%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value201.64m
CFO/Sales-0.03 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets-0.08 
CFO/Debt-0.12 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value1.21 
Total Debt/Sales0.27 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit9.76 
Total Debt392.30m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.71%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth6.33%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth6.84%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth29.67%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs8 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.15370.2201

Costain Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)16.22%
Return On Assets (ROA)5.31%
Net Profit Margin2.24%
Assets Turnover2.37 
Return On Equity (ROE)17.99%
Return On Investment (ROI)13.45%
Dividend Payout Ratio49.03%
Plowback Ratio50.97%
Growth from Plowback Ratio9.94%
Net Income Of Revenues1.30%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover8.70 
Fixed Assets Turnover13.65 
Current Assets Turnover2.87 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover1,009.45 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.42 
Debtors-to-Sales19.82%
Debt Collection Period72.35Days

Costain Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
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 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
turnover1,263.60100.00%1,658.00100.00%1,684.00100.00%1,463.70100.00%m
pre tax profit26.002.06%30.901.86%38.902.31%40.202.75%m
attributable profit22.201.76%26.401.59%32.601.94%32.802.24%m
retained profit12.801.01%15.400.93%20.701.23%19.101.30%m
eps - basic (p)21.80 25.70 31.10 30.90 
eps - diluted (p)21.20 25.00 30.60 30.20 
dividends per share11.00 12.70 14.00 15.15 

Costain Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
LSE:COST:Liabilities+EQLSE:COST:AssetsLSE:COST:Liabilities+EQLSE:COST:AssetsLSE:COST:Liabilities+EQLSE:COST:AssetsLSE:COST:Liabilities+EQLSE:COST:Assets
 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets37.307.01%42.206.53%43.006.50%40.006.96%m
intangibles intangibles52.309.82%65.9010.20%62.509.45%58.5010.18%m
fixed investments fixed investments9.101.71%8.601.33%6.000.91%4.500.78%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks2.900.54%3.600.56%1.400.21%1.500.26%m
debtors debtors284.1053.36%315.7048.85%299.5045.30%280.8048.87%m
cash & securities cash & securities146.7027.55%210.2032.53%248.7037.62%189.3032.94%m
TOTAL532.40100%646.20100%661.10100%574.60100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short372.2069.91%441.6068.34%421.3063.73%326.7056.86%m
creditors - long creditors - long39.607.44%105.0016.25%85.8012.98%65.6011.42%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL411.8077.35%546.6084.59%507.1076.71%392.3068.27%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves120.6022.65%99.6015.41%154.0023.29%182.3031.73%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL120.6022.65%99.6015.41%154.0023.29%182.3031.73%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Costain Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF15.7067.1051.60-48.10m
Pre-Financing CF-22.8042.0047.50-46.80m
Retained CF-1.8063.6038.50-59.20m

Costain Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Arbuthnot Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerARBTALESGB31MKT
Collins Stewart Europe LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCSCSCSTEGB21
Commerzbank AGMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerKLWTDRESGB2LPST
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Panmure Gordon (UK) LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerPMURPMURGB2L
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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