Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) insider Andrew Wyllie sold 34,594 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 355 ($4.64), for a total value of £122,808.70 ($160,471.32).

Shares of COST stock opened at GBX 341 ($4.46) on Friday. Costain Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 298 ($3.89) and a one year high of GBX 493 ($6.44). The company has a market capitalization of $365.11 million and a P/E ratio of 11.29. The company has a current ratio of 1.43, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 38.67.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th will be issued a GBX 10 ($0.13) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 11th. This is a boost from Costain Group’s previous dividend of $5.15. This represents a yield of 2.62%. Costain Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.50%.

Several brokerages recently commented on COST. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group in a report on Thursday, March 21st. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 545 ($7.12) target price on shares of Costain Group in a report on Thursday, January 3rd.

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Costain Group Company Profile

Costain Group PLC provides engineering solutions for various energy, water, and transportation infrastructures in the United Kingdom, Spain, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Infrastructure and Natural Resources. The Infrastructure division operates in the highways, rail, and nuclear markets.

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