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									            Costain Group PLC (COST) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
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        Reference Code: GDCON28576FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: JUN 2013

          Costain House, Vanwall Business Park               Phone              +44 1628 842444                 Revenue          848.40 (million GBP)
          Maidenhead, ENG                                    Fax                                                Net Profit       24.20 (million GBP)
          SL6 4UB                                            Website            www.costain.com                 Employees        4,283
                                                                                COST [London Stock
          United Kingdom                                     Exchange                                           Industry         Construction
                                                                                Exchange (LON)]

       Company Overview
       Costain Group PLC (Costain) is an engineering and construction company. The company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged
       in providing engineering and construction services to various sectors including water, rail, highways, health, education, retail,
       nuclear, oil & gas, marine, property, airports and waste. Costain principally operates through four reportable segments, namely,
       Environment, Infrastructure, Energy & Process and Land Development. The company is focused on providing a full-service
       offering, from front-end engineering consultancy and design, to construction to back-end care and maintenance operations. It has
       its operations in the UK, Spain and Rest of the world.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Costain Group PLC, SWOT Analysis
         Andrew Wyllie                       Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Tracey A. Wood                      Company Secretary
                                                                                      Diversified Portfolio of Services Business Concentration: the UK
         David P Allvey                      Chairman
                                                                                      Strong Order Book Position
         Samer G. Younis                     Director
         Michael R. Alexander                Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Strategic Agreements                   Intense Competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growth Prospects: Green                Business Risk
         Costain Group PLC
                                                                                      Construction
        Share Price (GBP) as on 21-Jun-                                  2.65
        2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (GBP)                                                        0.36        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million GBP)                                         176
        Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                     70
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       66
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Jun 20, 2013         Costain Appoints Neil Longfellow As Sector
                                                                                                           Director
                                                                                      Jun 04, 2013         Costain Secures Funding To Develop Civil
                                                                                                           Nuclear Supply Chain
                                                                                      May 31, 2013         Veolia Water To Upgrade Water Infrastructure
                                                                                                           In UK
                                                                                      Mar 28, 2013         Costain Wins FEED Contract From Perenco
                                                                                                           UK For Dimlington Gas Terminal
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Costain Group PLC - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Costain Group PLC - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................ 6
       Costain Group PLC - Key Employee Biographies .............................................................................................................................. 7
       Costain Group PLC - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 8
       Costain Group PLC - History .............................................................................................................................................................. 9
       Costain Group PLC - Company Statement....................................................................................................................................... 11
       Costain Group PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................ 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Costain Group PLC - Business Description ...................................................................................................................................... 14
       Costain Group PLC - Corporate Strategy ......................................................................................................................................... 16
       Costain Group PLC - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................................. 17
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Costain Group PLC - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Diversified Portfolio of Services ................................................................................................................................ 17
             Strength - Strong Order Book Position ...................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Strong Financial Performance .................................................................................................................................. 17
          Costain Group PLC - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 17
             Weakness - Business Concentration: the UK............................................................................................................................ 17
          Costain Group PLC - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................................. 18
             Opportunity - Strategic Agreements .......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Green Construction ............................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Investment in Water and Wastewater Sector....................................................................................................... 18
          Costain Group PLC - Threats ....................................................................................................................................................... 18
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
             Threat - Business Risk .............................................................................................................................................................. 18
             Threat - Sluggish Economic Growth .......................................................................................................................................... 19
       Costain Group PLC - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................. 20
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 21
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 21
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances ........................................................................................ 26
          Costain Group PLC, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ................................................................................................... 26
          Costain Group PLC, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................................................................. 27
       Costain Group PLC, Recent Deals Summary................................................................................................................................... 28


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