Costain Group PLC - Company Capsule

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					Costain Group PLC

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Costain Group PLC                                                   Financial Snapshot

                                                                    Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                Costain House, Maidenhead, SL6      The company reported revenue of US$1,422.31
Headquarters Address
                                1LN,United Kingdom                  million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                    company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 0.65% during
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                                                                    2006–2010, with an annual decline of -8.37% over
                                                                    2009. In 2010, the company recorded an operating
Fax                             + 1 628 674477                      margin of 3.18%, as against 2.09% in <2009.

Website                         www.costain.com
                                                                    Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange   COST, London Stock Exchange (LON)

Number of Employees             4,349

Fiscal Year End                 December

Revenue (in US$ million)        1,422.31




                                                                    Return on Equity

                                                                    The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                    61.44% for the fiscal year 2010, as compared to its
                                                                    peers, Interserve plc (Ticker: IRV), Carillion plc
                                                                    (Ticker: CLLN) and Henry Boot PLC (Ticker: BHY),
                                                                    which recorded ROEs of 19.58%, 17.20% and 6.31%
                                                                    respectively. Furthermore, the company reported an
                                                                    operating margin of 3.18% in 2010.


                                                                    Return on Equity




                                                                    Liquidity Position

                                                                    The company reported a current ratio of 0.99 in 2010,
                                                                    as compared to its peers, Interserve plc, Carillion plc
                                                                    and Henry Boot PLC, which recorded current ratios of
                                                                    0.86, 0.84 and 1.46 respectively. As of December
                                                                    2010, the company recorded cash and short-term
                                                                    investments of worth US$224.62 million, against zero
                                                                    current debt. The company reported a debt to equity
                                                                    ratio of 0.05 in 2010 as compared to its peers,
                                                                    Interserve plc, Carillion plc and Henry Boot PLC,
                                                                    which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.48, 0.32 and
                                                                    0.08 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
      2.3.5       Liquidity ........................................................................
				
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