News Results for Costain Group (COST)

  • 21 Aug
    16:42
    FTSE 100 rises with markets in the mood to rally

    Wednesday finished as another positive session for the US and European indices, ahead of the Fed meeting minutes, with investors increasingly confident that central banks will step in to try and...

  • 21 Aug
    11:42
    FTSE 100 firms ahead of US rates guidance

    UK stocks opened higher on Wednesday following a mixed lead from Asian exchanges, as investors braced for the release of US Fed minutes later in the day that could offer hints on the direction of...

  • 21 Aug
    08:47
    Costain profits down in H1, but remains on track to meet expectations

    Infrastructure solutions company Costain reported a fall in underlying profits as delays to certain contracts kept a lid on performance, though the company said it remained on track to meet its...

  • 28 Jun
    16:39
    FTSE ends the week in positive fashion

    The FTSE 100 closed up 0.3% at 7,425.63 with all eyes on the G20 leaders' summit, investors apparently hopeful for signs of progress in trade talks between the US and China. In the US the S&P...

  • 28 Jun
    12:03
    FTSE 100 holds on to gains as UK GDP meets expectations

    The FTSE 100 remained in positive territory after UK GDP figures hit expectations and with attention focused on the G20 summit in Japan. By midday the index of leading shares was up 0.2% to...

  • 28 Jun
    10:50
    Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and cut its price target to 350p (from 545p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data...

  • 07 May
    10:15
    Costain to confirm current trading in line with expectations as new boss Alex Vaughan takes helm

    Smart infrastructure solutions group Costain was expected to confirmed that current trading was in line with expectations and that the board was 'confident' in the future, according to the release...

  • 03 May
    14:30
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Jacqueline de Rojas, Non Executive Director, bought 1,201 shares in the company on the 2nd May 2019 at a price of 332.78p. The Director now holds 4,395 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in...

  • 10 Apr
    10:35
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 73,604 shares in the company on the 8th April 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 549,934 shares. Story provided by...

  • 10 Apr
    10:35
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 34,594 shares in the company on the 8th April 2019 at a price of 355.00p. The Director now holds 515,340 shares. NOTE: Sold to meet tax...

  • 10 Apr
    10:35
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, exercised 48,771 shares in the company on the 8th April 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 48,771 shares. Story provided by...

  • 10 Apr
    10:35
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, exercised 48,771 shares in the company on the 8th April 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 48,771 shares. Story provided by...

  • 09 Apr
    12:25
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 40,981 shares in the company on the 5th April 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 495,592 shares. Story provided by...

  • 09 Apr
    12:25
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 19,262 shares in the company on the 5th April 2019 at a price of 357.00p. The Director now holds 476,330 shares. NOTE: Sold to meet tax...

  • 09 Apr
    12:25
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, exercised 27,153 shares in the company on the 5th April 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 285,754 shares. Story provided by...

  • 09 Apr
    12:25
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, sold post-exercise 12,762 shares in the company on the 5th April 2019 at a price of 357.00p. The Director now holds 272,992 shares. NOTE: Sold to meet tax...

  • 22 Mar
    08:37
    Costain wins Highways England contract to deliver major improvements on A19

    Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, won a contract to deliver major improvements on the A19 from Highways England as part of their regional investment programme. The improvements...

  • 06 Mar
    09:08
    Costain profits flat as revenues hurt by weak performance in industrial division

    Infrastructure solutions company Costain said CEO Andrew Wyllie would be stepping down in May as the company reported flat pre-tax profits as revenues were hurt by weaker performance in its...

  • 03 Jan
    09:30
    Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and cut its price target to 450p (from 500p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data...

  • 03 Jan
    08:27
    Costain expects results in-line with expectations

    Infrastructure solutions company Costain said full-year results were expected to meet management's expectations as it continued to perform 'well' in the second half of the year. The group ended...

  • 07 Nov
    09:28
    Costain wins Highways England contract

    Infrastructure solutions company Costain said Wednesday it had been awarded a six-year framework contract by Highways England to deliver the regional investment programme. The combined value to...

  • 01 Nov
    11:15
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 1,834 shares in the company on the 1st November 2018 at a price of 314.00p. The Director now holds 454,611 shares. Story provided by...

  • 01 Nov
    11:15
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, exercised 1,834 shares in the company on the 1st November 2018 at a price of 314.00p. The Director now holds 258,601 shares. Story provided by...

  • 30 Aug
    10:40
    Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Numis today reaffirms its add investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 490p (from 300p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data...

  • 23 Aug
    08:06
    Costain receives contract from Network Rail to reduce risk at level crossings

    Smart infrastructure solutions company Costain said Thursday it had been commissioned by Network Rail to develop a new type of enhanced warning technology which would help reduce the number of...

  • 03 Jul
    14:37
    Costain order book flat at £3.7bn in first half

    Smart infrastructure group Costain said its order book at the end of June was flat on-year at £3.7bn. The company said it also had a preferred bidder position of £400m, while tendering levels...

  • 11 Apr
    15:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 39,996 shares in the company on the 6th April 2018 at a price of 460.60p. The Director now holds 452,777 shares. NOTE: Sold, in part, to...

  • 11 Apr
    15:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, exercised 36,726 shares in the company on the 6th April 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 283,880 shares. Story provided by...

  • 11 Apr
    15:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, sold post-exercise 26,663 shares in the company on the 6th April 2018 at a price of 460.60p. The Director now holds 256,767 shares. NOTE: Sold, in part, to...

  • 11 Apr
    15:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 54,416 shares in the company on the 6th April 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 492,773 shares. Story provided by...

  • 13 Mar
    15:20
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, exercised 39,846 shares in the company on the 9th March 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 276,441 shares. Story provided by...

  • 13 Mar
    15:20
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Executive Director, sold post-exercise 29,287 shares in the company on the 9th March 2018 at a price of 475.00p. The Director now holds 247,154 shares. NOTE: Sold, in part, to...

  • 13 Mar
    15:15
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 60,144 shares in the company on the 9th March 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 482,563 shares. Story provided by...

  • 13 Mar
    15:15
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 60,144 shares in the company on the 9th March 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 482,563 shares. Story provided by...

  • 04 Jan
    16:40
    Oil giants and miners lift FTSE

    A strong performance from oil and mining stocks helped propel the FTSE into positive territory. Oil giants BP (BP.) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) rose 1.1% to 530p and 1% to £25.61, respectively....

  • 04 Jan
    11:40
    FTSE stalls after strong UK economic data

    The FTSE 100 was flat as a stronger pound placed pressure on relative value of the overseas earnings which dominate the FTSE 100. Sterling was higher thanks to encouraging UK services data. The...

  • 04 Jan
    08:38
    FTSE boosted by record close on Wall Street

    The FTSE 100 gained 0.19% to 7,685.33 on Thursday morning after a vote by the Fed to lift interest rates led to another record close on Wall Street. Debenhams (DEB) plunged 19% to 28.8p after...

  • 04 Jan
    07:52
    Costain maintains order book at £3.9bn

    Costain expects full-year results to be in line with the board's forecasts after another strong performance. The group said it was making good progress in its transformation into the UK's...

  • 17 Nov
    14:20
    Costain appoints new non-exec

    Costain Group has announced the appointment of Jacqueline de Rojas as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 20 November. At 2:20pm: (LON:COST) Costain Group PLC share price...

  • 01 Nov
    16:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 2,253 shares in the company on the 1st November 2017 at a price of 234.80p. The Director now holds 422,419 shares. Story provided by...

  • 01 Nov
    16:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Financial Director, exercised 2,253 shares in the company on the 1st November 2017 at a price of 234.80p. The Director now holds 236,595 shares. Story provided by...

  • 25 Oct
    16:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Jane Lodge, Non Executive Director, bought 265 shares in the company on the 20th October 2017 at a price of 437.00p. The Director now holds 24,658 shares. NOTE: Shares in lieu of interim...

  • 29 Sep
    09:46
    Costain update on Manchester waste contract

    Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has confirmed that all the conditions to the consensual termination of the Greater Manchester waste management PFI project announced on 24 Aug have been...

  • 29 Sep
    07:14
    FLASH: Costain update on Manchester waste contract

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 30 Aug
    11:40
    Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 545p (from 510p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 24 Aug
    11:00
    Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Jefferies International today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 560p (from 500p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 24 Aug
    08:05
    Costain update on Manchester waste contract

    Costain, the engineering solutions provider, announced that a consensual termination of the Greater Manchester waste management PFI project has been agreed. Costain said that as a result, it had...

  • 23 Aug
    16:41
    Markets shaky amid WPP warning and Trump confrontation

    UK and US markets were volatile on Wednesday. Dominating the agenda was a gloomy warning by FTSE 100 media group and economic bellwether WPP (WPP) about its near-term prospects. US equities also...

  • 23 Aug
    11:56
    WPP full year downgrade looms over FTSE 100

    WPP (WPP) downgraded its full year forecasts, with its like-for-like revenue growth forecast for 2017 downgraded from 2% to between zero and 1%. Shares in the company slumped 11.4% to £14.09. The...

  • 23 Aug
    11:10
    Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and set its price target at 510p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 23 Aug
    07:18
    Costain on track after strong first half

    Costain is on track to meet full-year forecasts after a strong first half performance with a 34% growth in underlying operating profit and a 10% interim dividend increase. Revenue, including its...

  • 23 Aug
    07:12
    FLASH: Costain underlying profits rise

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 17 Jul
    08:16
    HS2 'minded to award' contracts to Costain JV

    Costain said it had been informed by High Speed Two Ltd that it was "minded to award" Costain, in joint venture, two main work civil construction (S1 and S2) packages. Costain said it would make...

  • 13 Jul
    13:21
    Costain's Chief Exec appointed as a non-exec of Yorkshire Water Services

    Costain has confirmed that, with effect from 1 September, Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive of the Company, will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Yorkshire Water Services. At 1:21pm:...

  • 04 Jul
    07:16
    Costain on track after strong first half

    Costain said trading during the first half had again been strong and the group was on course to deliver results for the year in line with the board's expectations. Costain said its 'Engineering...

  • 04 Jul
    07:07
    FLASH: Costain on track

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 26 Jun
    13:10
    Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 510p (from 450p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 09 May
    08:37
    Costain resolutions passed at AGM

    Costain has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting yesterday were passed. At 8:37am: (LON:COST) Costain Group PLC share price was -1.5p at 482.25p Story provided...

  • 08 May
    10:00
    Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 500p (from 450p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 08 May
    07:19
    Costain in line with expectations

    Costain Group's current trading is in line with expectations, shareholders at the annual general meeting today will be told. Chief executive Andrew Wyllie will review the past year in a short...

  • 08 May
    07:07
    FLASH: Costain in line with expectations

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 03 May
    07:53
    Costain confirms talks over Viridor Laing sub-contact

    Costain has noted that Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has decided to terminate recycling and waste management private finance initiative contract. But that it would 'continue to be...

  • 28 Mar
    15:07
    Jefferies reviews stance on construction stocks

    Jefferies has taken a fresh look at the building and construction sector, resulting in an upgrade for Costain (LON:COST) and downgrades for Carillion (LON:CLLN) and Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY). The...

  • 28 Mar
    09:50
    Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Jefferies International today upgrades its investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) to buy (from hold) and raised its price target to 500p (from 390p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 13 Mar
    13:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 51,540 shares in the company on the 9th March 2017 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 458,048 shares. Story provided by...

  • 13 Mar
    13:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 37,882 shares in the company on the 9th March 2017 at a price of 414.10p. The Director now holds 420,166 shares. NOTE: Average price....

  • 13 Mar
    13:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Financial Director, exercised 35,910 shares in the company on the 9th March 2017 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 260,736 shares. Story provided by...

  • 13 Mar
    13:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Financial Director, sold post-exercise 26,394 shares in the company on the 9th March 2017 at a price of 414.10p. The Director now holds 234,342 shares. NOTE: Average price....

  • 01 Mar
    10:30
    Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 450p (from 430p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 01 Mar
    07:19
    Costain hikes divi after strong year

    Costain reports a strong performance for the year to the end of December with significant increases in both revenue and underlying operating profit and a recommended 15% increase in the final...

  • 01 Mar
    07:13
    FLASH: Costain underlying profits up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 05 Jan
    08:30
    Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Costain Group PLC

    Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) and raised its price target to 430p (from 405p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 05 Jan
    07:17
    Costain's win

    Costain has secured a place on Transport for London's surface transport major projects framework, which covers the delivery, upgrade and maintenance of bridges, tunnels and highways across London...

  • 05 Jan
    07:08
    FLASH: Costain on course

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 05 Jan
    07:02
    FLASH: Costain wins place on TfL major projects framework

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 16 Dec
    07:43
    Costain JV wins Highways England contract renewal

    Highways England has renewed the Area 14 maintenance and response contract, covering much of the North East of England, with Costain's 50:50 joint venture with CH2M. The contract is estimated to...

  • 16 Dec
    07:11
    FLASH: Costain JV wins Highways England contract renewal

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 29 Nov
    15:03
    York Place to sell its Costain stake

    York Place Limited has announced its intention to sell its entire shareholding of 6,310,850 ordinary shares in Costain Group to qualified institutional investors at 340 pence per share. The...

  • 21 Nov
    07:15
    Costain's win

    Costain has been awarded a contract worth £113m by National Grid to upgrade its Peterborough and Huntingdon compressor stations. The programme of work is part of National Grid's Emissions...

  • 21 Nov
    07:11
    FLASH: Costain wins National Grid contract

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 15 Nov
    07:23
    Costain wins HS2 contract

    Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has been awarded the South Enabling Works Contract for High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd. The award, made to Costain in joint venture (with Skanska, is worth...

  • 15 Nov
    07:09
    FLASH: Costain wins £300m HS2 contract

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 06 Sep
    13:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Financial Director, exercised 58,408 shares in the company on the 2nd September 2016 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 260,234 shares. Story provided by...

  • 06 Sep
    13:40
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Anthony Bickerstaff, Financial Director, sold post-exercise 35,408 shares in the company on the 2nd September 2016 at a price of 34347.25p. The Director now holds 224,826 shares. NOTE: Sold at an...

  • 24 Aug
    07:18
    Costain revenues up

    Costain, the engineering solutions provider, reports a strong first half performance with a 21% increase in underlying operating profit, a record order book and a 15% increase in the interim...

  • 24 Aug
    07:08
    FLASH: Costain revenues up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 06 Jul
    07:31
    Costain acquires Simulation Systems

    Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has completed the acquisition of Simulation Systems Limited, a provider of innovative technology-based solutions, primarily for the highways sector but...

  • 06 Jul
    07:01
    FLASH: Costain acquires Simulation Systems

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 30 Jun
    13:05
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Paul Golby , Director, bought 35,000 shares in the company on the 30th June 2016 at a price of 317.44p. The Director now holds 35,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals...

  • 30 Jun
    07:19
    Costain record order book

    Costain says first half trading has been strong and the group is on course to deliver a result for the year in line with the board's expectations. The group says it has maintained its record order...

  • 30 Jun
    07:07
    FLASH: Costain on course

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 16 May
    15:30
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 87,751 shares in the company on the 13th May 2016 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 447,751 shares. Story provided by...

  • 16 May
    15:30
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 41,243 shares in the company on the 13th May 2016 at a price of 328.00p. The Director now holds 406,508 shares. NOTE: Sold to cover tax...

  • 06 May
    08:15
    Costain resolutions passed at AGM

    Costain has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at yesterday's annual general meeting were passed on a show of hands. At 8:15am: (LON:COST) Costain Group PLC share price was -0.37p at...

  • 05 May
    07:29
    Costain on track

    Costain's board remains confident in the future and looks forward to reporting on further progress in 2016, shareholders at the annual general meeting today will be told. Chief executive Andrew...

  • 05 May
    07:06
    FLASH: Costain in line with expectations

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 21 Apr
    14:26
    Costain confirms scrip dividend reference price

    Costain has announced that the scrip dividend reference price for final dividend of 50p per share for the year ended 31 December is 326.35p per ordinary share. At 2:26pm: (LON:COST) Costain...

  • 06 Apr
    09:18
    Costain appoints chairman-designate

    Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has named Dr Paul Golby as chairman designate. He will join the board and succeed David Allvey as chairman with effect from the close of the annual...

  • 04 Apr
    10:55
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 63,530 shares in the company on the 31st March 2016 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 418,530 shares. Story provided by...

  • 04 Apr
    10:55
    Director Deals - Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Andrew Wyllie, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 63,530 shares in the company on the 31st March 2016 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 418,530 shares. Story provided by...

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