Weir Group PLC Company Profile (LON:WEIR)

About Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)

Weir Group PLC logoThe Weir Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in engineering businesses. The Company's business operates through three segments: Minerals, Oil & Gas, and Flow Control. The Minerals segment is engaged in the provision of slurry handling equipment and associated aftermarket support for abrasive high wear applications used in the mining and oil sands markets. The Oil & Gas segment provides products and service solutions to upstream, production, transportation, refining and related industries. The Flow Control segment designs and manufactures valves and pumps, as well as providing specialist support services to the global power generation, industrial and oil and gas sectors. Its product offerings include pumps, valves, crushers, wellhead, rubber, hydro cyclones, screening equipment, and oil and gas safety products. Its brands include Warman, GEHO, Linatex, Vulco, Cavex, Enduron, Trio, SPM, Mathena, Novatech, Gabbioneta, Hopkinsons, Sarasin-RBSD and Blakeborough.

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  • Symbol: LON:WEIR
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  • Market Cap: £4.12 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 217,658,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,939.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,903.82
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,162 - GBX 2,096
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 106.50
  • P/E Growth: 0.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.84 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.24
  • Book Value: GBX 6.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.00
  • EBIDTA: £259.7 million
  • Average Volume: 1.25 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)

What is Weir Group PLC's stock symbol?

Weir Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WEIR."

How often does Weir Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Weir Group PLC?

Weir Group PLC declared a dividend on Wednesday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 29 per share on Monday, June 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 27th. This is a positive change from Weir Group PLC's previous dividend of $15.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Weir Group PLC's Dividend History.

When will Weir Group PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Weir Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Weir Group PLC.

Where is Weir Group PLC's stock going? Where will Weir Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Weir Group PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 750 to GBX 2,300. On average, they anticipate Weir Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 1,912.94 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Weir Group PLC.

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How do I buy Weir Group PLC stock?

Shares of Weir Group PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Weir Group PLC stock cost?

One share of Weir Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,893.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,912.94

Analysts' Ratings History for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/17/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,200View Rating Details
5/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/1/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,175View Rating Details
5/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,300View Rating Details
4/28/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated Rating HoldGBX 1,900View Rating Details
4/28/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 1,650 -> GBX 1,800View Rating Details
4/28/2017BNP ParibasLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 2,200 -> GBX 2,175View Rating Details
4/28/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,270View Rating Details
4/18/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/6/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,300View Rating Details
2/23/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 750View Rating Details
2/23/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetHoldGBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,000View Rating Details
1/27/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,140View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorpBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,050 -> GBX 2,100View Rating Details
11/2/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldGBX 900 -> GBX 1,620View Rating Details
8/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 1,220View Rating Details
8/1/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
4/10/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,190View Rating Details
3/2/2016InvestecLower Price TargetHoldGBX 820 -> GBX 750View Rating Details
2/25/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/24/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 700View Rating Details
9/17/2015Haitong BankReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,575View Rating Details
7/30/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,535View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
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Earnings Estimates for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $86.54 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/22/2017GBX 291.46%4/27/20174/27/20176/5/2017
7/28/2016GBX 151.03%9/22/20169/22/201611/4/2016
2/24/2016GBX 293.22%4/28/20164/28/20166/6/2016
7/30/2015GBX 150.96%10/8/201510/8/201511/6/2015
2/25/2015GBX 291.64%4/30/20154/30/20155/29/2015
7/31/2014GBX 150.58%10/9/201410/9/201411/7/2014
2/26/2014GBX 33.201.32%4/30/20144/30/20145/30/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/22/2017Jon StantonInsiderSell11,909GBX 1,920£228,652.80
4/27/2017Jon StantonInsiderBuy11,909GBX 1,988£236,750.92
3/27/2017John HeasleyInsiderBuy1,211GBX 1,843£22,318.73
3/20/2017Christopher MorganInsiderSell933GBX 1,936£18,062.88
3/24/2016Stanton ,JonInsiderSell1,575GBX 1,070£16,852.50
3/18/2016Stanton ,JonInsiderBuy1,597GBX 1,124£17,950.28
3/11/2016Jenkins,DeanInsiderSell8GBX 1,030GBX 8,240
3/25/2015Jon StantonInsiderSell3,156GBX 1,760£55,545.60
3/12/2015Keith CochraneInsiderBuy5,743GBX 1,829£105,039.47
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Latest Headlines for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
DateHeadline logoJon Stanton Purchases 11,909 Shares of Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Stock - May 24 at 10:22 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:WEIR) : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 1:43 PM logoWeir Group PLC's (WEIR) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group AG - May 18 at 10:20 PM logoThe Weir Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WEIR-GB : May 17, 2017 - May 17 at 8:17 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - May 6 at 9:26 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 3 at 11:42 AM logoWeir Oil & Gas Launches Intelligent Systems for Pressure Control - May 3 at 9:46 AM logoWeir Oil & Gas Announces New EMEA Regional Leader - May 1 at 10:13 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - May 1 at 6:56 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc - April 30 at 9:58 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given New GBX 2,175 Price Target at BNP Paribas - April 30 at 7:36 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd - April 29 at 3:11 PM logoThe Weir Group Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors - April 29 at 2:22 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc : WEIR-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017 - April 29 at 2:22 AM logoCanaccord Genuity Raises Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Price Target to GBX 1,800 - April 28 at 11:46 AM logoWeir Group's Q1 orders rise as drilling activity picks up - Reuters - April 27 at 11:44 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Upgraded to "Overweight" by JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 25 at 7:07 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WEIR-GB : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 9:03 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG - April 23 at 9:20 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives "Buy" Rating from Citigroup Inc - April 20 at 11:33 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC - April 15 at 11:06 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given "Buy" Rating at HSBC Holdings plc - April 8 at 8:49 AM logoETFs with exposure to The Weir Group Plc : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 6:29 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Earns "Buy" Rating from Goldman Sachs Group Inc - April 6 at 10:54 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Now Covered by Analysts at Citigroup Inc - April 4 at 6:12 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Insider John Heasley Purchases 1,211 Shares - March 30 at 9:28 AM logoCredit Suisse Group AG Lowers Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Price Target to GBX 2,100 - March 26 at 6:49 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Insider Christopher Morgan Sells 933 Shares - March 23 at 9:17 AM logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms “Outperform” Rating for Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - March 20 at 12:27 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages - March 13 at 1:17 PM logoAnalysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - March 10 at 7:04 AM logoWeir Group Appoints Rosemary McGinness As Chief People Officer - March 9 at 4:41 AM logoEdited Transcript of WEIR.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 9:00am GMT - February 23 at 3:34 AM logoEXTRA: Weir Sees Markets Recovering But 2017 Will Still Be Tough - February 22 at 11:09 AM logoWeir Group PLC 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - February 22 at 11:09 AM logoAre these high-flying FTSE 250 engineers worth buying? - February 14 at 7:02 AM


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Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by Staff