Today I'll be taking a closer look at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK), product testing specialist Intertek (LSE: ITRK) and engineering firm Weir Group (LSE: WEIR). Is it the right time to invest in any of these companies?
... which has 42 clients and advises on �154.7bn of assets for major pension funds, is advising shareholders to oppose pay proposals at drug group Shire Plc (LON:SHP) and oil & gas companies Tullow Oil PLC (LON:TLW) and Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR).
Petrofac Limited (LSE: PFC) and Weir Group (LSE: WEIR) have suffered badly during the oil crash. Falling demand for their services combined with pressure to cut prices has hammered both firms' profits.