WEIR Stock Overview
The Weir Group PLC produces and sells highly engineered original equipment worldwide.
Weir Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£15.56|
|52 Week High||UK£20.10|
|52 Week Low||UK£13.81|
|1 Month Change||-2.96%|
|3 Month Change||-1.36%|
|1 Year Change||-19.59%|
|3 Year Change||3.05%|
|5 Year Change||-14.13%|
|Change since IPO||375.84%|
Recent News & Updates
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|WEIR||GB Machinery||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: WEIR matched the UK Machinery industry which returned -18.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WEIR underperformed the UK Market which returned -2.8% over the past year.
|WEIR Average Weekly Movement||7.3%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: WEIR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WEIR's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
Weir Group Fundamentals Summary
|WEIR fundamental statistics|
Is WEIR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WEIR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£1.24b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.60|
|Net Profit Margin||7.99%|
How did WEIR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is Weir Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WEIR (£15.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£21.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WEIR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WEIR is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.1x) compared to the UK Machinery industry average (18x).
PE vs Market: WEIR is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.1x) compared to the UK market (15.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WEIR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WEIR is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (2.8x) compared to the GB Machinery industry average (1.8x).
How is Weir Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WEIR's forecast earnings growth (16.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: WEIR's earnings (16.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (11.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WEIR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WEIR's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WEIR's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WEIR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.1%).
How has Weir Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WEIR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WEIR's current net profit margins (8%) are higher than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WEIR's earnings have grown by 8.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WEIR's earnings growth over the past year (16%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WEIR earnings growth over the past year (16%) underperformed the Machinery industry 54.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WEIR's Return on Equity (10.7%) is considered low.
How is Weir Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WEIR's short term assets (£1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: WEIR's short term assets (£1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (£978.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WEIR's net debt to equity ratio (45.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WEIR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 79% to 84.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WEIR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.7%).
Interest Coverage: WEIR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7x coverage).
What is Weir Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WEIR's dividend (1.58%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.82%).
High Dividend: WEIR's dividend (1.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.78%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WEIR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WEIR's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.9%), WEIR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (61.8%), WEIR's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Stanton (54 yo)
Mr. Jonathan Stanton, also known as Jon, has been the Chief Executive Officer of The Weir Group PLC since October 1, 2016 and served as its Group Finance Director from April 19, 2010 to October 3, 2016. He...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD2.22M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WEIR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WEIR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Weir Group PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Weir Group PLC
- Ticker: WEIR
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1871
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: UK£4.035b
- Shares outstanding: 259.32m
- Website: https://www.global.weir
Number of Employees
- The Weir Group PLC
- 1 West Regent Street
- G2 1RW
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/26 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.