Western Gas Partners, LP Company Profile (NYSE:WES)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.47)
Consensus Price Target: $55.29 (11.80% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/17/2016Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016Capital One Financial Corp.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$51.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/8/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$40.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$57.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$45.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/17/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$88.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$45.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/25/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> Equal Weight$35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/28/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/25/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/13/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy -> Accumulate$62.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/12/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$74.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/8/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/16/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$64.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/28/2015FBR & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$75.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/11/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price Target$88.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/31/2015MLV & Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$71.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/26/2014MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$83.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/8/2014Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$77.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/27/2016        
7/26/2016Q216$0.47$0.55$438.63 million$428.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2016Q116$0.39$0.31$411.68 million$383.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2016Q415$0.32($1.60)$383.35 million$371.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2015Q315$0.41$0.77$388.42 million$385.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q2$0.39$0.44$370.06 million$402.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015Q414$0.44$0.26$2.52 billion$375.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2015Q4$0.54$0.42$351.79 million$337.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014Q314$0.59$0.60$348.70 million$326.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014Q214$0.56$0.57$319.02 million$329.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q114$1.16$0.54$3.86 billion$279.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2014Q413$0.46$0.56$272.80 million$290.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013Q313$0.42$0.53$266.41 million$278.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.41$252.46 million$255.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.31$250.47 million$229.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.43($0.27)$229.15 million$212.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2012Q312$0.42$0.33$216.50 million$219.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2012$0.45$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2012$0.48$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2011$0.45$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.44$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$0.40$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2011$0.41$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.32$0.37$0.35
Q2 20162$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q3 20162$0.48$0.57$0.53
Q4 20162$0.49$0.60$0.55
Q1 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q2 20171$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q3 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q4 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
Annual Dividend:$3.32
Dividend Yield:6.71%
Payout Ratio:164.36% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
124.81% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:16.20% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/21/2016quarterly$0.826.55%7/28/20168/1/20168/12/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2016quarterly$0.826.67%4/28/20165/2/20165/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/21/2016quarterly$0.809.04%1/28/20162/1/20162/11/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/16/2015quarterly$0.785.74%10/29/201511/2/201511/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/16/2015$0.757/29/20157/31/20158/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2015quarterly$0.734.09%4/28/20154/30/20155/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2015quarterly$0.701/29/20152/2/20152/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/20/2014quarterly$0.683.71%10/29/201410/31/201411/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2014quarterly$0.653.36%7/29/20147/31/20148/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2014quarterly$0.633.66%4/28/20144/30/20145/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/20/2014quarterly$0.603.96%1/29/20141/31/20142/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/16/2013quarterly$0.583.83%10/29/201310/31/201311/12/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2013quarterly$0.563.57%7/29/20137/31/20138/12/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2013quarterly$0.543.73%4/26/20134/30/20135/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/21/2013quarterly$0.522/1/20132/12/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/14/2016James R CraneDirectorSell60,456$50.39$3,046,377.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/11/2016James R CraneDirectorSell36,915$50.41$1,860,885.15View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/17/2016Donald R SinclairCEOSell10,000$46.90$469,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2016Donald R SinclairCEOSell10,000$50.10$501,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/14/2016Petroleum Corp AnadarkoMajor ShareholderBuy2,089,602$29.91$62,499,995.82View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2014James R CraneDirectorSell300,000$68.77$20,631,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/3/2014Milton CarrollDirectorSell1,280$72.50$92,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2014David TudorDirectorSell2,500$64.50$161,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2014Petroleum Corp Anadarkomajor shareholderBuy308,490$60.78$18,750,022.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/3/2013James CraneDirectorBuy100,000$61.51$6,151,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013Donald R SinclairCEOBuy1,634$61.18$99,968.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013James R CraneDirectorBuy25,000$61.18$1,529,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/1/2013Petroleum Corp AnadarkoMajor ShareholderBuy449,129$54.55$24,499,986.95View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2012David J TudorDirectorSell3,000$49.23$147,690.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 07:47 PMWestern Gas Equity Partners : beats 2Q profit forecasts
07/26/16 06:49 PMWestern Gas Equity beats 2Q profit forecasts -
07/26/16 10:49 AMWestern Gas Partners LP & Western Gas equity partners Earnings Call (Q2 2016)
07/26/16 10:49 AMEx-Dividend Reminder: Western Gas Partners, EnLink Midstream and Noble
07/26/16 10:05 AMWhy Western Gas Partners Has Underperformed AMLP in 2016 -
07/26/16 08:05 AMWill Western Gas Partners Cover Its Distribution in 2Q16? -
07/26/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Western Gas Partners LP Earnings Release - After Market Close -
07/25/16 07:25 PMShould You Sell Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) Before Earnings?
07/25/16 01:48 AMWesfarmers Ltd. :WES-AU: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 25, 2016 -
07/24/16 05:31 AMNatural Gas To Usurp Coal For 1st Time In U.S. History
07/23/16 04:13 PMWhat Will Drive Western Gas Partners’ 2Q16 Earnings? -
07/22/16 10:08 AMEPS Roundup: Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES), Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT ... - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 10:08 AMBrokers Issue Average Price Target Of 54.86 On Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) - Fiscal Standard
07/21/16 07:36 PMSalient Capital Advisors LLC Increased Western Gas Equity Partners (NYSE:WGP) by $10.48 Million as Shares Declined - Consumer Eagle
07/21/16 07:36 PMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - TGP
07/21/16 07:36 PMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) - Press Telegraph
07/21/16 07:36 PMWestern Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 07:36 PMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) - TGP
07/21/16 07:36 PMWestern Gas Partners LP (WES) Raises Quarterly Dividend 2.5% to $0.83; 6.6% Yield - StreetInsider.com
07/21/16 07:36 PMHigh Expectations Remain For Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - TGP
07/21/16 07:06 AMWestern Gas Partners LP breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WES-US : July 21, 2016 -
07/20/16 08:20 PMPennsylvania DEP Fines Midstream Operator $1.5M For Sediment Discharges, Landslide
07/20/16 08:20 PMWestern Gas Partners LP (WES) Raises Quarterly Dividend 2.5% to $0.83; 6.6% Yield
07/20/16 04:29 PM5:29 pm Western Gas Partners increases quarterly cash distribution to $0.830 per unit, up from $0.815 per unit prior quarter -
07/20/16 03:15 PMWestern Gas Announces Second Quarter 2016 Distribution And Schedules Earnings Conference Call - [PR Newswire] - HOUSTON, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.830 per unit ...
07/20/16 10:06 AMUnlocking Capitalization Strategies: Keys to Issuances of Preferred Securities
07/19/16 07:25 PMStock Positive on the Year: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - TGP
07/19/16 07:25 PMKayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP Decreased Stake in Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) by $30.65 Million as ... - Consumer Eagle
07/19/16 07:25 PMWestern Gas Partners Lp Has Another Bullish Trade, Anadarko Petroleum Corp Bought Stake! - Consumer Eagle
07/17/16 06:35 PMStock in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Engelwood Daily
07/17/16 06:35 PMTrading Performance and Target Watch for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) - Press Telegraph
07/16/16 06:29 PMShares Experiencing a Downtrend: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - TGP
07/16/16 06:29 PMAnalysts Are Expecting this Stock to Rise: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - TGP
07/15/16 06:14 PMSunoco’s Mariner East Wins Another Legal Battle in Pennsylvania Court
07/15/16 12:36 PMInstitutions are Decreasing Positions in Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 07:29 PMInsiders are Gradually Selling Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 07:29 PMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) - Telanagana Press
07/13/16 07:33 PMSalient Capital Advisors LLC Increased Western Gas Equity Partners (NYSE:WGP) by $10.48 Million as Shares Declined - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 07:33 PMWestern Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/12/16 03:28 PMWESTERN GAS PARTNERS LP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financia -
07/12/16 10:43 AMWestern Gas Partners, LP Limite (NYSE:WES) Trading Down – Insiders Are Selling
07/12/16 10:43 AMForm 4 Western Gas Partners LP For: Jul 08 Filed by: CRANE JAMES R
07/11/16 07:03 PMStock on the Rise for the Quarter: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Engelwood Daily
07/11/16 07:03 PMStreet Analyst Viewing Shares in Positive Light: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:03 PMShares Positive on the Year: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:03 PMForm 4 Western Gas Partners LP For: Jul 08 Filed by: CRANE JAMES R - StreetInsider.com
07/11/16 05:28 AMWestern Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 05:28 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) - Fiscal Standard
07/09/16 10:08 AMWestern Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE:WGP) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
07/08/16 10:02 AMStock Showing Gains This Year: Western Gas Partners LP (NYSE:WES) - Telanagana Press

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About Western Gas Partners, LP

Western Gas Partners, LP logoWestern Gas Partners, LP is a master limited partnership (MLP) that acquires, owns, develops and operates midstream energy assets. The Company is engaged in the business of gathering, processing, compressing, treating and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and crude oil for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko), as well as third-party producers and customers. It operates in the segment of gathering, processing, compressing, treating and transporting Anadarko and third-party natural gas, condensate, NGLs and crude oil in the United States. Its operations and activities are managed by its general partner, which is indirectly controlled by Anadarko through Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (WGP). Anadarko is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company's assets and investments are located in the Rocky Mountains (Colorado, Utah and Wyoming), the Mid-Continent (Kansas and Oklahoma), North-central Pennsylvania and Texas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Pipelines
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WES
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $49.46
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $49.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.48
  • P/E Ratio: 738.21
  • P/E Growth: 4.07
  • Market Cap: $7.04B
  • Beta: 0.96
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.02 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.66 EPS
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Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) Chart for Wednesday, July, 27, 2016