BBY.L - Balfour Beatty plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
302.80
+0.80 (+0.26%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close302.00
Open301.50
Bid0.00 x 1065500
Ask310.00 x 172600
Day's range300.00 - 302.90
52-week range252.50 - 315.30
Volume1,826,817
Avg. volume2,715,129
Market cap2.059B
Beta0.52
PE ratio (TTM)12.46
EPS (TTM)24.30
Earnings date15 Aug 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.04 (1.25%)
Ex-dividend date2018-04-19
1y target est337.50
  • Business Wire13 days ago

    Balfour Beatty US Kicks Off Construction Safety Week 2018 with “One Second, One Choice” Campaign

    As part of the company’s never-ending commitment to accepting nothing less than Zero Harm for anyone coming into contact with its work, Balfour Beatty has kicked off its Safety Week 2018 campaign. Balfour Beatty joins over 80 construction firms from across the country with the collective mission of reinforcing the industry’s dedication to eliminating injury, and fostering a shared culture of care, concern and the belief that every week must be Safety Week. As an annual sponsor of the week-long campaign that runs May 7-13, Balfour Beatty teams and trade partners across the country are taking a stand for safety and reflecting on what’s most important – going home safe to their families every day.

  • Business Wire17 days ago

    Balfour Beatty Awarded Contract by Perseus TDC for Adaptive Reuse Project in Washington, D.C. Metro Area

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract by Perseus TDC for the conversion of the 200 Stovall St. office building in Alexandria, Va. The adaptive reuse project will transform the existing 610,000-square-foot, 13-story office building into a 16-story, mixed-use residential development. When complete, the 200 Stovall apartment community will be comprised of 520 apartment units and 25,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Located within two blocks of the Eisenhower Metro station, the development is situated within the Hoffman Town Center, which includes a variety of restaurant, retail and entertainment options, as well as the National Science Foundation headquarters.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    BRIEF-Balfour Beatty Far East Joint Venture Wins HK$4Bn Residential Contract In Hong Kong

    May 1 (Reuters) - Balfour Beatty PLC: * BALFOUR BEATTY FAR EAST JOINT VENTURE WINS C.HK$4BN (C.£370M) RESIDENTIAL CONTRACT IN HONG KONG * SUBSIDIARY OF ITS 50:50 FAR EAST JOINT VENTURE, GAMMON CONSTRUCTION, ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Ex-divs to take 9.8 points off FTSE 100 on April 19

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Announces U.S. Leadership Updates

    Balfour Beatty has named David Hodnett senior vice president and chief legal officer for its U.S. buildings operations. The company has also promoted Sonya Roberts to vice president of compensation and benefits for Balfour Beatty’s U.S.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Balfour Beatty sees UK construction industry mending its ways

    The demise of Carillion came after construction companies took on major contracts at thin margins, leaving them nursing losses in the event of delays or problems. "Companies are starting to recover from what effectively was very low pricing in 2013 and 2014," Balfour Beatty Chief Executive Leo Quinn told Reuters. "I wouldn't brand the industry like Carillion," he added.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Balfour Beatty sees UK construction industry mending its ways

    Britain's Balfour Beatty (Other OTC: BAFBF - news) reported a tripling of annual profit on Wednesday and said the construction industry was returning to health after the high-profile collapse of Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) this year. The demise of Carillion came after construction companies took on major contracts at thin margins, leaving them nursing losses in the event of delays or problems. "Companies are starting to recover from what effectively was very low pricing in 2013 and 2014," Balfour Beatty Chief Executive Leo Quinn told Reuters.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Announces Leadership Appointments in Carolinas

    Balfour Beatty has named David Simonton vice president of operations in Charleston, S.C. and promoted Greg Kendrick to vice president of operations in Charlotte, N.C. The leadership appointments in Balfour Beatty’s Carolinas buildings operations align with the company’s continued commitment to investing in talent to meet the needs of its clients in strategic growth markets.

  • Business Wire3 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Promotes Ed Prendergast, Jr. to Vice President, Business Unit Leader for Central Texas

    Balfour Beatty has promoted Ed Prendergast, Jr. to vice president and business unit leader for its buildings operations in central Texas. Having previously served as vice president of business acquisition for Texas operations, Prendergast’s promotion is aligned with Balfour Beatty’s commitment to meeting the expanding needs of its clients in the high-growth central Texas market.

  • Business Wire3 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Joint Venture Awarded $1.95 Billion Contract by Los Angeles World Airports for Automated People Mover

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a $1.95 billion design-build-finance-operate-maintain contract by the Los Angeles World Airports for the construction of the Automated People Mover at Los Angeles International Airport .

  • Balfour Beatty sells 5 percent more stake in Connect Plus
    Reuters3 months ago

    Balfour Beatty sells 5 percent more stake in Connect Plus

    The stake was sold to funds managed by Equitix Investment Management Ltd for an expected profit of 22 million pounds, Balfour said. Balfour Beatty has now sold a cumulative 25 percent of its original 40 percent holding in Connect Plus for a total of 207 million pounds. In December, Balfour agreed to sell an additional 7.5 percent stake in Connect Plus to Dalmore Capital, a week after it sold a 12.5 percent stake to the fund management company to reduce debt.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Balfour says joint venture bags $1.95 billion U.S. airport contract

    The design and build part of the contract has been awarded to a joint venture of construction groups, in which Balfour and Fluor Corp each have 30 percent stakes, while Flatiron West and Dragados USA each have 20 percent stakes. The contract will include designing and building a 2.25-mile (3.6 km) long, above ground airport transport system to connect LAX central terminal area to a rental car facility, six stations and a vehicle maintenance facility, Balfour said in a statement.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Britain's Balfour says joint venture bags $1.95 bln U.S. airport contract

    Britain's Balfour Beatty said on Friday its joint venture had won a $1.95 billion contract relating to building, financing and managing an airport transport system at Los Angeles International Airport ...

  • Business Wire3 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Selected to Build The Epic Office Tower in Dallas’ Deep Ellum Neighborhood for Westdale and KDC

    Balfour Beatty was selected by Westdale and KDC to build The Epic, a 16-story office tower located in Dallas’ historic Deep Ellum neighborhood. With construction underway, the 290,000-square-foot office tower with 847-car garage, is the first phase of the planned 8-acre, mixed-use development that will combine Class A office, multifamily, retail and a boutique hotel.

  • Business Wire3 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Announces Executive Leadership Promotions for U.S. Operations

    Balfour Beatty has announced executive leadership updates, including the promotion of Leon Blondin to chief executive officer of U.S. buildings operations and the promotion of John Rempe, PE, to president and chief executive officer of U.S.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Britain investigates Carillion directors after collapse

    LONDON/CAMBRIDGE, England, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Britain ordered a fast-track inquiry into the role played by Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) 's directors in the failure of the construction and services group, as some of its thousands of small suppliers started to lay off workers on Tuesday. The government, which relies on big outsourcing companies such as Carillion to provide services from school dinners to road building, stepped in to guarantee that key contracts would be unaffected. Business Secretary Greg Clark said a full picture of the events which caused Carillion to enter liquidation needed to be established by the Insolvency Service.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Suppliers and staff count the cost of UK Carillion's collapse

    LONDON/EDINBURGH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The collapse of British services group Carillion started to hurt thousands of small contractors on Tuesday, with some laying off workers after the rapid demise of a company that was winning state contracts as recently as November. Rudi Klein, head of Britain's Specialist Engineering Contractors' Group, estimated that Carillion had left a trail of 1.2 billion pounds ($1.65 billion) in unpaid bills to thousands of small subcontractors. The government was forced to guarantee the provision of public services from school meals to road projects.

  • What ultimately went wrong at Carillion
    Sky News4 months ago

    What ultimately went wrong at Carillion

    Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) ultimately went under for the same reason every company goes under - it was overwhelmed by its debts and was unable to obtain further credit from its lenders. At the heart of that were cost overruns on major construction projects on which Carillion was working as a contractor for the Government: the £745m Aberdeen bypass, the £335m Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital at Smethwick near Birmingham.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    UK awarded eight contracts to Carillion after profit warning - PM May's spokesman

    Britain's public sector awarded eight contracts to construction firm Carillion after July last year when the company issued a profit warning, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday. He said ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Investors see few silver linings in Carillion collapse

    Investors struggled to find buying opportunities after the collapse of British construction and support services company Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) on Monday, underscoring how risks have piled up for the whole industry. Calculating the implications of one of the biggest UK corporate failures of recent years is a challenge because of the wide scope of Carillion's operations. Companies from Serco to Interserve (Frankfurt: 860509 - news) , Balfour Beatty and Kier Group (LSE: KIE.L - news) could now pick up work from Carillion, which did everything from providing school meals to building hospitals and managing part of the mammoth HS2 north-south rail project.

  • What ultimately went wrong at Carillion?
    Sky News4 months ago

    What ultimately went wrong at Carillion?

    Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) ultimately went under for the same reason every company goes under - it was overwhelmed by its debts and was unable to obtain further credit from its lenders. At the heart of that were cost overruns on major construction projects on which Carillion was working as a contractor for the Government: the £745m Aberdeen bypass, the £335m Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital at Smethwick near Birmingham.

  • Business Wire4 months ago

    Balfour Beatty Receives National and Regional Recognition for Exemplary Work Furthering Diversity and Women in the Industry

    Four industry organizations have recognized Balfour Beatty for outstanding leadership and contributions that promote diversity and the advancement of women in the industry. Balfour Beatty is committed to investing the time, talent and resources to make lasting and sustained differences in local industry and community organizations.

  • Reuters5 months ago

    Balfour Beatty sells additional stake in operator of UK's M25 motorway

    The profit on the sale to fund management company Dalmore Capital is expected to be 32 million pounds with the proceeds to be used to pay down debt, the company said. Last week Balfour agreed to sell a 12.5 percent stake in Connect to Dalmore for 103 million pounds with a view to reducing its debt. As a result of that sale Balfour had nudged up its expectations for its pretax profit in 2017 and its year-end net cash position.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    Balfour Beatty sells additional stake in operator of UK's M25 motorway

    Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 29 (Reuters) - Britain's Balfour Beatty (Other OTC: BAFBF - news) said on Friday it has agreed to sell a further 7.5 percent stake in Connect Plus, the operator of London's M25 orbital motorway for 62 million pounds ($83.5 million) in cash, a week after it announced the sale of a 12.5 percent stake. Last week Balfour agreed to sell a 12.5 percent stake in Connect to Dalmore for 103 million pounds with a view to reducing its debt. As a result of that sale Balfour had nudged up its expectations for its pretax profit in 2017 and its year-end net cash position.

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