Costain Group (COST) Given Media Impact Rating of -1.55

Media coverage about Costain Group (LON:COST) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Costain Group earned a daily sentiment score of -1.55 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media stories about the company an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Costain Group’s analysis:

Shares of LON COST opened at GBX 330 ($4.31) on Thursday. Costain Group has a 52-week low of GBX 406.96 ($5.32) and a 52-week high of GBX 494.50 ($6.46).

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on COST. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group in a report on Wednesday, August 22nd. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Costain Group in a report on Wednesday, August 22nd. Finally, Numis Securities boosted their price target on Costain Group from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 490 ($6.40) and gave the company an “add” rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th.

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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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