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									           The Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDGE14245FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: MAY 2012

          Clydesdale Bank            Exchange,        20
                                                             Phone              +44 141 6377111                 Revenue          2,292 (million GBP)
          Waterloo Street
          Glasgow, SCO                                       Fax                +44 141 2219789                 Net Profit       298.90 (million GBP)
          G2 6DB                                             Website            www.weir.co.uk                  Employees        11,669
                                                                                WEIR [London Stock
          United Kingdom                                     Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange (LON)]

       Company Overview
       The Weir Group PLC (Weir) is an engineering products and services group. The group’s product portfolio comprises centrifugal
       slurry pumps, slurry pumps, wear resistant linings, hydrocyclones, vertical turbine pumps, slurry valves, specialty slurry pumps,
       vertical chemical pumps, mine dewatering pumps, and centrifugal process pumps. It also provides a wide range of aftermarket
       services. The group caters to diverse industries such as mining and minerals, oil and gas, power generation, water and waste
       water, chemicals and fertilizers, agriculture, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, steel and marine engineering.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      The Weir Group PLC, SWOT Analysis
         Alan Mitchelson                     Director                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Keith Cochrane                      Director
                                                                                      Broad Range of Offerings               Legal Proceedings
         Jon Stanton                         Director
                                                                                      Leading Market Position                Low Liquidity
         Lord Smith                          Chairman
         Stephen King                        Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Increasing E&P Investments             Competitive Landscape
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growing Global Wind Power              Volatile Macro Environment
         The Weir Group PLC
                                                                                      Market
        Share Price (GBP) as on 27-Apr-                                17.40
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (GBP)                                                        1.31        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million GBP)                                       3,525
        Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                 4,201
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     212
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Feb 29, 2012         Weir Group Reports Preliminary 2011 Results
                                                                                      Dec 27, 2011         Lewis Pumps Receives Contract To Supply
                                                                                                           Molten Salt Pumps For Solana Generating
                                                                                                           Station In Arizona
                                                                                      Dec 13, 2011         Weir Group Appoints Alan Ferguson To Board
                                                                                      Nov 07, 2011         Weir Group Announces Interim Management
                                                                                                           Statement
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData

       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       The Weir Group PLC - Key Facts ....................................................................................................................................................... 5
       The Weir Group PLC - Key Employees .............................................................................................................................................. 6
       The Weir Group PLC - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................................ 7
       The Weir Group PLC - Major Products and Services ......................................................................................................................... 8
       The Weir Group PLC - History.......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       The Weir Group PLC - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................... 11
       The Weir Group PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries.......................................................................................................................... 12
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 15
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       The Weir Group PLC - Business Description ................................................................................................................................... 16
       The Weir Group PLC - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................ 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          The Weir Group PLC - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Broad Range of Offerings ......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Leading Market Position ........................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Global Reach ............................................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Cost Control leading to Higher Margins .................................................................................................................... 18
          The Weir Group PLC - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................. 19
             Weakness - Legal Proceedings ................................................................................................................................................. 19
             Weakness - Low Liquidity.......................................................................................................................................................... 19
          The Weir Group PLC - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Increasing E&P Investments................................................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Growing Global Wind Power Market .................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Global Nuclear Capacity Expansion to 2020 ....................................................................................................... 20
             Opportunity - Global Expansion through Acquisitions ............................................................................................................... 20
          The Weir Group PLC - Threats ..................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Competitive Landscape ............................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Volatile Macro Environment ......................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Political Unrest in Middle East and Africa .................................................................................................................... 20
       The Weir Group PLC - Key Competitors .......................................................................................................................................... 22
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 23
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances ........................................................................................ 28
          The Weir Group PLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 ........................................................................................... 28


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          The Weir Group PLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ........................................................................................... 29
          The Weir Group PLC, Power, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 ................................................................................................ 30
          The Weir Group PLC, Power, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ................................................................................................ 31
       The Weir Group PLC, Recent Deals Summary ................................................................................................................................ 32
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 33
          The Weir Group PLC, Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................... 33
             Feb 29, 2012: Weir Group Reports Preliminary 2011 Results................................................................................................... 33
             Dec 27, 2011: Lewis Pumps Receives Contract To Supply Molten Salt Pumps For Solana Generating Station In Arizona ..... 34
             Dec 13, 2011: Weir Group Appoints Alan Ferguson To Board ...................................
								
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