The Weir Group PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-82.000 (-4.594%)
52 week
1168.5 - 2130.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:37 PM

The Weir Group PLC produces and sells highly engineered original equipment. 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 surface mining and infrastructure. The company offers its products under the Accumin, Aspir, Cavex, Delta Industrial, Enduron, Floway, GEHO, Gemex, Hydrau-Flo, Isodry, Isogate, Lewis, Linatex, Multiflo, Synertrex, Trio, Vulco, FusionCast, and Warman brands. It operates in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, Australia, South America, the Middle East, Europe, and FSU. The Weir Group PLC was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSpecialty Industrial Machinery / Industrials
Full time employees11000
Mailing address1 West Regent Street Glasgow G2 1RW United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 14 1637 7111 /


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The Weir Group PLC paid £0.12 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 07 Oct 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 0.00%. 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 £0.23 and the forward dividend yield is 1.35%. 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 Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on The Weir Group PLC.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Jonathan StantonCEO & Director53796.46k
Mr. John HeasleyCFO & Director45493.09k
Mr. Garry FinglandChief Information Officer
Stephen ChristieHead of Investor Relations
Mr. Graham VanheganCompany Sec. & Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Raymond BuchananHead of Communications & Public Affairs
Ms. Rosemary McGinnessChief People Officer
Mr. Andrew NeilsonPres of ESCO division44
Mr. Christopher MorganSr. Counsel49
Ms. Paula CousinsChief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

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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 4.42B and its enterprise value is 5.11B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of WEIR is 2.61.

The WEIR's stocks Beta value is 1.68 making it 68% 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 £1703.

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