Costain Group (LON:COST) Shares Cross Above 200 Day Moving Average of $71.06

Costain Group PLC (LON:COSTGet Free Report) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 71.06 ($0.91) and traded as high as GBX 84.80 ($1.09). Costain Group shares last traded at GBX 83.20 ($1.07), with a volume of 474,766 shares trading hands.

Costain Group Stock Performance

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.08, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.32. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 81.04 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 71.06. The company has a market cap of £233.26 million, a PE ratio of 1,040.00, a PEG ratio of 1.63 and a beta of 2.40.

Costain Group Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th were paid a dividend of GBX 0.80 ($0.01) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, April 18th. This is a boost from Costain Group’s previous dividend of $0.40. Costain Group’s dividend payout ratio is 1,250.00%.

Insider Transactions at Costain Group

In related news, insider Alex Vaughan sold 282,443 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 78 ($1.00), for a total transaction of £220,305.54 ($282,262.06). Company insiders own 21.57% of the company’s stock.

Costain Group Company Profile

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Costain Group PLC provides smart infrastructure solutions for the transportation, energy, water, and defense markets in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Transportation and Natural Resources. The Transportation segment operates in the road, rail, and integrated transport markets.

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