The Weir Group Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,854
+39.50 (+2.18 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 1,854
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 1,859.08
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 1,854
Volume550,076 shs
Average Volume759,991 shs
Market Capitalization£4.81 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.03%
The Weir Group PLC produces and sells highly-engineered equipment worldwide. It operates through three segments: Minerals, ESCO, and Oil & Gas. The Minerals segment offers slurry handling equipment and associated aftermarket support services for abrasive high-wear applications used in the mining and oil sands markets. The ESCO segment provides ground engaging tools for surface mining and infrastructure. The Oil & Gas segment offers products and service solutions to upstream, production, transportation, and related industries. The Weir Group PLC was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Diversified Machinery
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.96 billion
Cash FlowGBX 135.22 per share
Book ValueGBX 504.30 per share



Market Cap£4.81 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable


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Overall MarketRank

1.32 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
GBX 1,854
+39.50 (+2.18 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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The Weir Group (LON:WEIR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Weir Group a buy right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Weir Group in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" The Weir Group stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WEIR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Weir Group?

Wall Street analysts have given The Weir Group a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Weir Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How were The Weir Group's earnings last quarter?

The Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company reported $46.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $48.20 by $1.90.
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How has The Weir Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Weir Group's stock was trading at GBX 1,073.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WEIR stock has increased by 72.7% and is now trading at GBX 1,854.
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What price target have analysts set for WEIR?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for The Weir Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 850 to GBX 2,470. On average, they anticipate The Weir Group's share price to reach GBX 1,429.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 22.9%.
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Who are The Weir Group's key executives?

The Weir Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jonathan Stanton, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. John Heasley, CFO & Director (Age 46, Pay $691.23k)
  • Mr. Garry Fingland, Chief Information Officer
  • Stephen Christie, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Graham Vanhegan, Company Sec. & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. Raymond Buchanan, Head of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Ms. Rosemary McGinness, Chief People Officer
  • Mr. Andrew Neilson, Pres of ESCO division (Age 45)
  • Mr. Christopher Morgan, Sr. Counsel (Age 50)
  • Ms. Paula Cousins, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

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

What other stocks do shareholders of The Weir Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Weir Group investors own include Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Tullow Oil (TLW), Vodafone Group (VOD), Aviva (AV), Barclays (BARC), 8072713 (GKN.L) (GKN), Barratt Developments (BDEV), BP (BP), Carnival Co. & (CCL) and Deere & Company (DE).

What is The Weir Group's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of The Weir Group?

Shares of WEIR 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.
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What is The Weir Group's stock price today?

One share of WEIR stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,854.

How much money does The Weir Group make?

The Weir Group has a market capitalization of £4.81 billion and generates £1.96 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does The Weir Group have?

The Weir Group employs 13,500 workers across the globe.

What is The Weir Group's official website?

The official website for The Weir Group is www.global.weir.

Where are The Weir Group's headquarters?

The Weir Group is headquartered at 1 West Regent Street, GLASGOW, G2 1RW, United Kingdom.

How can I contact The Weir Group?

The Weir Group's mailing address is 1 West Regent Street, GLASGOW, G2 1RW, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-141-6377111.

This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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