Weir Group PLC (WEIR.L)

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23 Apr 2014
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The Weir Group PLC is engaged in engineering businesses. It operates in three segments: Minerals, Oil and Gas, and Power and Industrial. The Minerals segment provides slurry handling equipment and associated aftermarket support for abrasive high wear applications used in the mining and oil sands markets. The Oil & Gas segment... (more)


Beta: 1.39
Market Cap (Mil.): £5,602.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 213.26
Dividend: 33.20
Yield (%): 1.60


  WEIR.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 16.77 28.68 29.52
EPS (TTM): 1.57 -- --
ROI: 12.91 7.86 7.36
ROE: 24.01 8.95 10.95
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UPDATE 3-Finland's Metso rejects Weir's tie-up approach

* Metso shares down 3.5 pct, Weir down 1.5 pct (Adds premium calculated from Weir statement)

16 Apr 2014

Finland's Metso rejects Weir's tie-up approach

HELSINKI - Finnish engineering company Metso has rejected Weir's approach regarding a potential combination of the two rivals, saying on Wednesday that it saw no reason to start talks with the British company.

16 Apr 2014

DEALTALK-Metso bid could stir rivals and make Weir a target

* Weir seeks Metso deal, but key Metso shareholder against

02 Apr 2014

Finnish state snubs Weir's proposed tie-up with Metso

HELSINKI/LONDON - British engineering company Weir Group has approached Finnish rival Metso over a possible $5 billion combination that would expand its mining business, but Finland's state investment fund said it opposed a takeover.

01 Apr 2014

UPDATE 4-Finnish state snubs Weir's proposed tie-up with Metso

* Top Metso shareholder, state fund Solidium, spurns deal

01 Apr 2014

Finland not keen on Metso merger with Weir Group

HELSINKI, April 1 - Finland's state investment fund Solidium is not keen on engineering group Metso being merged with Weir Group, its head said on Tuesday, adding Metso should remain independent.

01 Apr 2014

M&A boost helps European shares get off to strong start in Q2

* Stimulus chatter in China, U.S. lends support (Adds quotes, details, updates prices)

01 Apr 2014

Weir offers all-share merger with 60-40 split, small premium- source

LONDON, April 1 - The Weir Group has proposed to Metso an all-share merger with a 60-40 split and 5-10 percent premium, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

01 Apr 2014

M&A boost helps European shares get off to fast start in Q2

LONDON, April 1 - European stocks got off to a brisk start in the second quarter, with merger-and-acquisition activity driving gains by industrial and mining stocks.

01 Apr 2014

Weir Group in talks with Metso for $14.17 billion deal: media

- London-listed engineering company Weir Group is said to be in talks to takeover its Finnish rival Metso Oyj in a 8.5 billion pounds ($14.17 billion) deal to expand its industrial pumps and valves market, the Times reported early Tuesday.

01 Apr 2014

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