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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:WEIR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £4.34 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 217,899,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,878.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,863.37
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,514.98 - GBX 2,096
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 64.24
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.07 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.10
  • Book Value: GBX 6.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.29
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • EBITDA: £269.7 million
  • Net Margins: 4.24%
  • Return on Equity: 6.86%
  • Return on Assets: 2.65%
  • Average Volume: 1.28 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 Thursday, July 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 15 per share on Friday, November 3rd. This represents a yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 21st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Weir Group PLC's Dividend History.

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

16 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Weir Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 750 to GBX 2,400. On average, they expect Weir Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 2,028.44 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Weir Group PLC.

Who are some of Weir Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are Weir Group PLC's key executives?

Weir Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jon Stanton, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • John Heasley, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Paul Mac Coppinger, Division President - Weir Oil & Gas
  • Ricardo Garib, Division President - Weir Minerals
  • David Paradis, Division President - Weir Flow Control
  • Geetha Dabir, Chief Technology Officer
  • Christopher Morgan, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Pauline Lafferty, Chief People Officer
  • Andrew Neilson, Director - Strategy and Corporate Affairs
  • Charles A. Berry, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

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.

What is Weir Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of Weir Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,991.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Weir Group PLC (LON WEIR)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  343 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  650 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  993
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Weir Group PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,028.44
Consensus Price Target History for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Price Target History for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/12/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,220View Rating Details
10/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/29/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,300View Rating Details
9/26/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,350View Rating Details
9/15/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100View Rating Details
9/5/2017Canaccord GenuityUpgradeBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
8/17/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,350View Rating Details
7/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
7/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,400View Rating Details
7/19/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 2,100 -> GBX 1,940View Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,300View Rating Details
7/17/2017Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 2,050View Rating Details
6/13/2017InvestecReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,600View Rating Details
2/23/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 750View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorporationBoost 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
2/25/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/24/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 700View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 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: $91.60 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Weir Group PLC (LON WEIR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017GBX 150.8%9/21/20179/21/201711/3/2017
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
9/7/2017Christopher MorganInsiderSell464GBX 1,824£8,463.36
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 logoCredit Suisse Group Reiterates Outperform Rating for Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - October 14 at 3:22 PM logoWeir Group PLC's (WEIR) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - October 13 at 4:32 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - October 4 at 4:52 AM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - September 29 at 6:38 PM logoThe Weir Group Plc : WEIR-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 22nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 10:57 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt - September 16 at 3:28 PM logoThe Weir Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:WEIR) : September 13, 2017 - September 13 at 11:13 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WEIR-GB : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 8:32 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WEIR-GB : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 8:32 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - September 9 at 4:50 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Insider Sells £8,463.36 in Stock - September 8 at 1:22 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Upgraded at Canaccord Genuity - September 5 at 2:54 PM logoThe Weir Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WEIR-GB : August 28, 2017 - August 28 at 7:41 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Upgraded to "Buy" at Peel Hunt - August 27 at 8:50 AM logoWeir Group PLC's (WEIR) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group - August 20 at 9:28 PM logoWeir Group PLC's (WEIR) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC - August 20 at 3:44 PM logoWeir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 15 at 4:52 AM logoWhy The Weir Group (WEGRY) Might Be a Diamond in the Rough - August 10 at 9:35 AM logoWeir Group Plc (The) -- Moody's changes outlook to stable from negative on Weir's Baa3 rating - August 9 at 9:06 AM logoWeir Group PLC's (WEIR) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - August 7 at 1:08 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC - August 7 at 12:34 PM logoGlobal Submersible Pumps Market By Type, By Mode of Operation, By Power Rating, By Head, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012 2026 - August 4 at 9:55 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc :WEIR-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 2, 2017 - August 3 at 8:50 AM logoThe Weir Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WEIR-GB : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 8:40 AM logoWeir Group PLC 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - July 31 at 8:02 AM logoWeir Group Expands Oil & Gas Unit In Asia Pacific With KOP Acquisition - London South East (registration) (blog) - July 29 at 8:38 AM logoAkastor ASA: Akastor completes sale of KOP Surface Products to The Weir Group PLC - GlobeNewswire (press release) - July 28 at 9:55 AM logoEdited Transcript of WEIR.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 7:30am GMT - July 28 at 9:55 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Declares Dividend of GBX 15 - July 27 at 4:27 PM logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - July 24 at 3:28 PM logoWeir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) Given "Buy" Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - July 23 at 2:26 PM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 21 at 9:29 AM logoWeir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) to Release Earnings on Thursday - July 20 at 2:10 AM logo[$$] UK's Weir energised by increased fracking in the US - July 18 at 9:56 AM logoGoldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reaffirms Buy Rating for Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) - July 16 at 9:50 AM logoOne British Company Saw 70% of Its Value Vanish This Week - July 14 at 9:55 AM logoWeir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - July 10 at 6:52 AM logoWeir Group PLC (WEIR) Given "Overweight" Rating at Barclays PLC - July 8 at 10:04 AM logoWeir Oil & Gas Acquires Leading Pressure Control Provider KOP Surface Products - June 12 at 9:24 AM logoEXTRA: Weir Group Bolsters Oil & Gas Unit With USD114 Million KOP Buy - June 12 at 9:24 AM logoWeir To Buy Singapore's KOP For $114 Mln Cash; Says FY Trading View Unchanged - June 12 at 9:24 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Weir Group CEO Jon Stanton Sells Shares - London South East (registration) (blog) - May 25 at 7:40 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's Q1 orders rise as drilling activity picks up - Reuters - April 27 at 11:44 AM logoWeir Group Appoints Rosemary McGinness As Chief People Officer - March 9 at 4:41 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 Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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