How Analysts Feel About Costain Group PLC (LON:COST)?

July 16, 2018 - By Ash Maslow

Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.06, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 62 investors sold Costain Group PLC shares while 440 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 371 raised stakes. 305.24 million shares or 0.97% less from 308.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Moreover, Blb&B Advisors Lc has 0.23% invested in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) for 9,311 shares. Planning Advsr Lc invested in 19,467 shares. South State Corp reported 1.07% stake. Glenview Commercial Bank Trust Dept reported 1,775 shares. Agf Investments reported 206,533 shares stake. Gfs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 1,774 shares. Perigon Wealth Mgmt Limited Com has invested 0.36% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). Moreover, M&T National Bank & Trust Corp has 0.22% invested in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). Captrust accumulated 7,504 shares. Thompson Rubinstein Inv Management Or has 53,718 shares for 3.44% of their portfolio. Greenleaf owns 3,088 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Mariner Ltd has invested 0.06% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). Whittier Tru Com has 0.3% invested in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) for 48,004 shares. Ariel Investments Ltd Com owns 226,825 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. First Merchants Corporation invested in 21,844 shares or 0.69% of the stock.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 sales for $17.09 million activity. Hines Daniel M. sold $1.43 million worth of stock. MOULTON PAUL G had sold 5,585 shares worth $1.16 million on Monday, June 18. $560,730 worth of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) was sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W. On Thursday, April 19 the insider Miller Russell D sold $2.41M. The insider GALANTI RICHARD A sold 2,406 shares worth $498,315.

Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Costain Group PLC (LON:COST), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Costain Group PLC had 8 analyst reports since January 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, June 11, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, March 1. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of COST in report on Monday, March 5 with “Buy” rating. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of COST in report on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy” rating. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, March 8 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 1 by Liberum Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 3 by Liberum Capital. The stock of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 3 by Peel Hunt. Below is a list of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) latest ratings and price target changes.

03/07/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 500.00 Maintain
03/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 545.00 Maintain
11/06/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 545.00 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 500.00 New Target: GBX 500.00 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 545.00 New Target: GBX 545.00 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 500.00 New Target: GBX 500.00 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 545.00 New Target: GBX 545.00 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 500.00 New Target: GBX 500.00 Maintain

The stock increased 2.62% or GBX 11 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 431. About 39,095 shares traded. Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) has 0.00% since July 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Costain Group Plc provides engineering solutions for various energy, water, and transportation infrastructures in the United Kingdom, Spain, and internationally. The company has market cap of 458.61 million GBP. It operates in two divisions, Natural Resources and Infrastructure. It has a 14.08 P/E ratio. The Natural Resources segment engages in the water, power, and gas and oil markets.

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