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The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,958.50
-6.00 (-0.31 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 04:35 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 1,958.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 1,937.45
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 1,958.50
Volume654,139 shs
Average Volume655,382 shs
Market Capitalization£5.08 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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Overall MarketRank

1.31 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Diversified Machinery



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£2.43 billion
Cash FlowGBX 134.51 per share
Book ValueGBX 615.80 per share



Market Cap£5.08 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 1,958.50
-6.00 (-0.31 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 04:35 PM ET)
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The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) (LON:WEIR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'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. Since then, WEIR stock has increased by 82.4% and is now trading at GBX 1,958.50.
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Is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) a buy right now?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) 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 PLC (WEIR.L)?

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When is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s next earnings date?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s earnings last quarter?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) (LON:WEIR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company reported $46.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $48.20 by $1.90.
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How often does The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) declared a dividend on Wednesday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 30.45 per share on Friday, June 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 23rd. This is a positive change from The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s previous dividend of GBX 16.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) a good dividend stock?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.61 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.03%. WEIR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What price target have analysts set for WEIR?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 770 to GBX 2,350. On average, they expect The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s share price to reach GBX 1,215.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 37.9%.
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Who are some of The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) own?

Who are The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s key executives?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'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

What is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)?

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.

What is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s stock price today?

One share of WEIR stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,958.50.

How big of a company is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) has a market capitalization of £5.08 billion and generates £2.43 billion in revenue each year. The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) employs 13,500 workers across the globe.

What is The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'s official website?

The official website for The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L) is www.global.weir.

How can I contact The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)?

The Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)'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 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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