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					         The Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                      Review

      Reference Code: GDAE14245FSA                                                                                    Publication Date: DEC 2010

      Clydesdale Bank Exchange, 20              Phone                                               Revenue
                                                                 +44 141 6377111                                       1,390 (million GBP)
      Waterloo Street
      Glasgow                                   Fax              +44 141 2219789                    Net Profit         128.80 (million GBP)
      G2 6DB                                    Website          www.weir.co.uk                     Employees          8,805
                                                Exchange         WEIR [London Stock Exchange Industry
      United Kingdom                                                                                                   Alternative Energy
                                                                 (LON)]

      Company Overview
      The Weir Group PLC (Weir) is engaged in manufacturing and designing special equipments and delivering engineering solutions
      to its customers. It focuses its operations on three segments, namely, Weir Minerals, Weir Oil & Gas and Weir Power & Industrial.
      Weir serves industries such as mining and minerals processing, oil & gas, power generation, water & waste water, chemicals &
      fertilizers, agricultural, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, steel and marine engineering. It operates in more than 40
      countries through wide variety of products and services portfolio. The Group is well established in all three of the chosen markets:
      Minerals, Oil & Gas and Power.

      Key Executives                                                               SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                  The Weir Group PLC, SWOT Analysis
      Lord Smith of Kelvin                  Chairman                               Strengths                Weaknesses

      Alan Mitchelson                       Company Secretary
                                                                                   Strong Liquidity Position          Declining Market Share in
      Keith Cochrane                        Chief Executive Officer                                                   Sector
      Stephen King                          Director                               Efficient Cost Management
                                                                                                                      Legal Issues
      Michael Dearden                       Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                   Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                   Growth through Acquisitions        Highly Competitive Market
      The Weir Group PLC
       Share Price (GBP) as on 17-Dec-2010                                17.90    Growing Nuclear Power              Slow Global Recovery
                                                                            0.58   Market
       EPS (GBP)
       Market Cap (million GBP)                                           3,773

       Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                     3,871
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                          211
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                        Recent Developments
                                                                                   Nov 18, 2010        Weir Group Appoints Dean Jenkins As
                                                                                                       Divisional Managing Director
                                                                                   Aug 20, 2010        Wesco Abu Wins Contract Extension In
                                                                                                       Abu Dhabi
                                                                                   Aug 20, 2010        Weir Oil & Gas Completes Engineering
                                                                                                       Evaluation And Mechanical Design
                                                                                                       Upgrade
                                                                                   Aug 20, 2010        Weir-Amco Receives Customer Approval
                                                                                                       For Support And Innovative Design Of
                                                                                                       Rotor Shipping Stand
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,     Aug 20, 2010        Weir Oil & Gas Receives Contract From
       GlobalData
                                                                                                       Chevron For Provision Of Pump
                                                                                                       Inspection And Maintenance Services
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData




The Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                       Reference Code: GDAE14245FSA

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      Ta b le o f Co n te n ts
      Table of Contents ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 3
      List of Figures ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ................................................................................................................................................................................ 4
      The Weir Group PLC - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      The Weir Group PLC - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      The Weir Group PLC - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................................................... 6
      The Weir Group PLC - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................................................ 7
      The Weir Group PLC - History .................................................................................................................................................................................. 9
      The Weir Group PLC - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................................10
      The Weir Group PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries..................................................................................................................................................11
            Head Office .......................................................................................................................................................................................................11
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries .........................................................................................................................................................................11
      Section 2 – Company Analysis ................................................................................................................................................................................13
      The Weir Group PLC - Business Description ...........................................................................................................................................................13
      The Weir Group PLC - SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................................................14
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ...............................................................................................................................................................................14
            The Weir Group PLC - Strengths.......................................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Strong Liquidity Position .............................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Efficient Cost Management.........................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Diversified Business Operations .................................................................................................................................................14
                  Strength - Operations in Niche Market .......................................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: The Weir Group PLC (WEIR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary The Weir Group PLC (Weir) is engaged in manufacturing and designing special equipments and delivering engineering solutions to its customers. It focuses its operations on three segments, namely, Weir Minerals, Weir Oil & Gas and Weir Power & Industrial. Weir serves industries such as mining and minerals processing, oil & gas, power generation, water & waste water, chemicals & fertilizers, agricultural, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, steel and marine engineering. It operates in more than 40 countries through wide variety of products and services portfolio. The Group is well established in all three of the chosen markets: Minerals, Oil & Gas and Power. The Weir Group PLC Key Recent Developments Nov 18, 2010: Weir Group Appoints Dean Jenkins As Divisional Managing Director Aug 20, 2010: Wesco Abu Wins Contract Extension In Abu Dhabi Aug 20, 2010: Weir Oil & Gas Completes Engineering Evaluation And Mechanical Design Upgrade Aug 20, 2010: Weir-Amco Receives Customer Approval For Support And Innovative Design Of Rotor Shipping Stand Aug 20, 2010: Weir Oil & Gas Receives Contract From Chevron For Provision Of Pump Inspection And Maintenance Services This comprehensive SWOT profile of The Weir Group PLC provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including, - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
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