The Weir Group PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-18.000 (-0.990%)
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Last traded: Yesterday at 6:24 PM

The Weir Group PLC produces and sells highly engineered original equipment worldwide. It operates in two segments, Minerals and ESCO. 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 mining machines. This segment also produces smart and rugged cameras that monitor and provide valuable and timely data on equipment performance, faults, payloads, and rock fragmentation. The company offers its products under the Accumin, Aspir, Cavex, Delta Industrial, Enduron, Envirotech, Floway, GEHO, Gemex, Hazleton, Hydrau-Flo, R. Wales, Isodry, Isogate, Lewis, Linatex, Multiflo, Synertrex, Stampede, Trio, Vulco, FusionCast, ESCO, Motion Metrics, and Warman brands. The company was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Specialty Industrial Machinery / Industrials
Full time employees 11994
Mailing address 1 West Regent Street Glasgow G2 1RW United Kingdom
Phone / Fax 44 14 1637 7111 / 44 14 1221 9789


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The Weir Group PLC paid £0.26 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 06 Oct 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 36.06%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.WEIR dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

WEIR's forward dividend amount is £0.26 and the forward dividend yield is 1.41%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Feb 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on The Weir Group PLC.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Jonathan Stanton CEO & Director 55 1.36M
Mr. John Heasley CFO & Director 47 785.48k
Mr. Garry Fingland Chief Information Officer 57
Stephen Christie Head of Investor Relations
Mr. Graham Vanhegan Company Sec. & Chief Legal Officer 57
Mr. Raymond Buchanan Head of Communications & Public Affairs
Ms. Rosemary McGinness Chief People Officer 58
Mr. Andrew Neilson Pres of Weir Minerals Division 46
Mr. Christopher Morgan Sr. Counsel 51
Ms. Paula Cousins Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer 48

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of The Weir Group PLC is and its enterprise value is .

The WEIR's stocks Beta value is 1.55 making it 55% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

The Weir Group PLC (LSE:WEIR) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is The Weir Group PLC's Stock Symbol?

The Weir Group PLC trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "WEIR".

2. What is The Weir Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of WEIR stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1800.

3. How can I contact The Weir Group PLC?

The Weir Group PLC's mailing address is 1 West Regent Street Glasgow G2 1RW United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 14 1637 7111.

4. What is The Weir Group PLC's official website?

The official website of The Weir Group PLC is