The Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) Has Attractive Fundamentals

I’ve been keeping an eye on The Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe WEIR has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a company with a an impressive track record of dividend payments as well as a buoyant growth outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Weir Group here.

Reasonable growth potential average dividend payer

Investors in search for stocks with room to flourish should look no further than WEIR, with its expected earinngs growth of 28%, made up of high-quality, operational cash from its core business, which is expected to increase by 93% next year. This indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities.

LSE:WEIR Past and Future Earnings, April 26th 2019
LSE:WEIR Past and Future Earnings, April 26th 2019

WEIR pays a decent dividend yield to its shareholders, exceeding the low-risk savings rate, which is what investors expect when they take on the risk of investing in the stock market. That said, please remember that dividend yields are a function of stock prices and corporate profits, both of which can be volatile.

LSE:WEIR Historical Dividend Yield, April 26th 2019
LSE:WEIR Historical Dividend Yield, April 26th 2019

Next Steps:

For Weir Group, there are three pertinent factors you should look at:

  1. Historical Performance: What has WEIR’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  2. Valuation: What is WEIR worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether WEIR is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of WEIR? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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