Williams Partners L.P. Company Profile (NYSE:WPZ)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Rating(s), 6 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: $38.44 (3.01% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/25/2016Jefferies GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/22/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$26.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$54.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$28.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$40.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/6/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/8/2016US Capital AdvisorsUpgradeHold -> OverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/19/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetNeutral$39.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/15/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/3/2015Ladenburg ThalmannUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/23/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/21/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/2/2014JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$58.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/27/2016        
10/28/2015Q115$0.27($0.23)$1.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q2$0.18$0.46ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/10/2015$0.83$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2015Q414$0.21$0.16$1.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2014Q314$0.39$0.07$1.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014Q314$0.33$0.03$326.60 million$313.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014Q214$0.48$0.11$1.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014Q214$0.30$0.18$300.59 million$292.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014Q114$0.46$0.36$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014Q214$0.32$0.15$284.45 million$277.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2014Q413$0.41$0.12$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2014Q114$0.43$0.47$298.47 million$328.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013Q313$0.28$0.52$1.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013Q413$0.33$0.22$258.71 million$260.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.37$0.31$1.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.31$248.35 million$247.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.49$0.50$1.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.34$0.14$224.79 million$236.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.50$0.42$1.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2012Q312$0.35$0.32$153.11 million$156.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2012Q312$0.55$0.38$1.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2012$0.45$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2012$0.90$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/22/2012$1.00$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2011$0.90$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.86$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20162$0.11$0.20$0.16
Q3 20162$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20162$0.18$0.43$0.31
Q1 20172$0.06$0.47$0.27
Q2 20172$0.07$0.52$0.30
Q3 20172$0.13$0.53$0.33
Q4 20172$0.70$0.80$0.75
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
Annual Dividend:$3.40
Dividend Yield:9.11%
Payout Ratio:-111.48% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
596.49% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
226.67% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:2.70% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/26/2016quarterly$0.8511.52%5/4/20165/6/20165/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/25/2016quarterly$0.852/3/20162/5/20162/12/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015quarterly$0.8510.75%11/4/201511/6/201511/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/20/2015quarterly$0.857.26%8/4/20158/6/20158/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2015quarterly$0.856.75%5/5/20155/7/20155/14/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2015quarterly$0.857.14%2/5/20152/9/20152/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014quarterly$0.623.86%11/5/201411/7/201411/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/20/2014quarterly$0.937.45%10/29/201410/31/201411/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2014quarterly$0.603.82%8/5/20148/7/20148/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2014quarterly$0.926.84%7/30/20148/1/20148/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2014quarterly$0.583.91%5/6/20145/8/20145/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2014quarterly$0.906.93%4/30/20145/2/20145/9/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2014quarterly$0.563.96%2/5/20142/7/20142/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2014quarterly$0.897.09%2/4/20142/6/20142/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2013quarterly$0.544.17%11/5/201311/7/201311/14/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2013quarterly$0.886.65%11/1/201311/5/201311/12/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2013quarterly$0.494.12%8/5/20138/7/20138/14/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2013quarterly$0.866.67%7/31/20138/2/20138/9/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2013quarterly$0.474.59%5/6/20135/8/20135/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2013quarterly$0.856.42%5/1/20135/3/20135/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/25/2013quarterly$0.452/6/20132/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2013quarterly$0.836.57%1/30/20132/1/20132/8/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
11/21/2014Williams Companies IncDirectorBuy60,000$66.37$3,982,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/25/2014Bradley D MuellerVPSell1,625$62.37$101,351.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/11/2013J Michael SticeCEOBuy5,900$51.02$301,018.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/7/2013Thomas KaramDirectorSell23,000$50.01$1,150,230.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2013Infrastructure Investor Globalmajor shareholderSell1,000,000$46.11$46,110,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/16/2013Thomas KaramDirectorSell20,000$50.48$1,009,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/20/2013J Michael SticeCEOBuy6,600$45.71$301,686.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/12/2013Thomas F KaramDirectorSell6,000$50.05$300,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/23/2013Thomas F KaramDirectorSell25,000$51.70$1,292,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/8/2013Williams Companies IncMajor ShareholderBuy3,000,000$47.66$142,980,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/26/2012Philip L FredericksonDirectorBuy4,500$32.89$148,005.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/24/2012David A DaberkoDirectorBuy6,000$33.20$199,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/24/2012J Michael SticeCEOBuy9,000$33.60$302,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 07:06 PMCitigroup Starts Coverage on Williams Partners, L.P. Common (WPZ) Giving It An Initial Rating Of “Neutral”
07/22/16 10:13 AMAttention Grasping Stock With Upward Momentum: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - TGP
07/22/16 10:13 AMTrust Asset Management Lowers stake in Williams Partners LP (WPZ) - Trade Calls
07/21/16 07:40 PMWilliams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 07:40 PMStock Catching Eyes of Investors: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - TGP
07/20/16 10:10 AMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - TGP
07/19/16 07:30 PMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 07:30 PMShares of Williams Partners LP (WPZ) Rally 2.94% - Trade Calls
07/18/16 05:13 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:13 AMAnalysts Are Expecting this Stock to Rise: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - TGP
07/17/16 05:13 AMShare Performance Summary for: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 06:19 PMWilliams Partners LP (WPZ): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure - Trade Calls
07/15/16 06:19 PMToday's Top Gainers in the Market Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) from Basic Materials - The Daily Leicester
07/15/16 12:40 PMWilliams, Williams Partners to Report Second-Quarter Financial Results and Provide Financial Update on Aug. 1
07/14/16 07:33 PMWilliams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/14/16 07:33 PMStocks Under Consideration: Splunk (SPLK), Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ), Vonage (VG) - iStreetWire
07/14/16 07:33 PMIs Williams Partners LP(NYSE: WPZ), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/14/16 07:33 PMHollencrest Securities buys $8369080 stake in Williams Partners LP (WPZ) - Trade Calls
07/14/16 10:06 AMWhy Kinder Morgan Outperformed Midstream Sector in 2016 -
07/13/16 07:38 PMStock Wooing Investors After Increase: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Telanagana Press
07/13/16 07:38 PMUpdate on Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) for the day - Twin County News
07/13/16 07:38 PMLeading stocks in today's market: Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Twin County News
07/13/16 07:38 PMShort Term Rating on Williams Partners LP (WPZ) - Trade Calls
07/12/16 07:32 PMWilliams Partners LP Realized Volatility Hits Extreme Level - CML News
07/11/16 07:08 PMLikely Next Move For Williams: Roll Up Its MLP
07/11/16 05:15 AMCompany Stock Focus for Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 05:15 AMStock Performance Rundown on: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 05:15 AMWilliams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/11/16 04:00 AMTimeline shows deterioration of Energy Transfer-Williams deal -
07/08/16 07:13 PMShares in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 07:13 PMLarge Cap Oil & Gas Pipelines: Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Twin County News
07/08/16 07:13 PMShares of Williams Partners LP (WPZ) Sees Large Outflow of Money - TheFounders Daily
07/07/16 07:23 PMCan Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/06/16 07:49 PMHow has Williams Partners LP:(NYSE:WPZ) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/06/16 05:18 AMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Williams Partners LP, WPZ - The Daily Leicester
07/05/16 04:49 AMTop Stock Performer for the Quarter: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Engelwood Daily
07/03/16 06:24 PMRBC Capital Markets disclosed (NYSE:WPZ) Williams Partners LP, reducing its price target to $38 earlier today - Breaking Finance News
07/03/16 04:55 AMShare Performance Recap for: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
07/02/16 09:50 AMRBC Capital Markets disclosed (NYSE:WPZ) Williams Partners LP, reducing its price target to $38 earlier today
07/01/16 07:18 PMWilliams Chairman Frank T. MacInnis Steps Down for Personal Reasons; Announces Additional Board Resignations
06/30/16 07:31 PMAnalyst Rating Update on Williams Partners LP (WPZ) - TheFounders Daily
06/29/16 01:22 PMGimme Credit: Williams Case Against ETE May Have Merit -
06/28/16 05:22 AMTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Engelwood Daily
06/27/16 07:02 PMCourt says ETE can bolt $20 billion Williams takeover
06/27/16 05:13 AMLarge Outflow of Money Witnessed in Williams Partners LP - Trade Calls
06/27/16 05:13 AMMost important stocks of the day: Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Twin County News
06/25/16 06:33 PMStock Performance Focus on: Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 07:17 PMWilliams Partners LP on Focus After Raising In Today's Session - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 07:17 PMShare Update and Earnings Review for Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 07:17 PMPrice Target Update on Williams Partners LP (NYSE:WPZ) - Trade Calls

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About Williams Partners L.P.

Williams Partners L.P. logoWilliams Partners L.P., formerly Access Midstream Partners, L.P., owns, operates, develops and acquires natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and oil gathering systems, and other midstream energy assets. The Company's business segments include Access Midstream, Northeast G&P, Atlantic-Gulf, West and NGL & Petchem Services. The Access Midstream segment provides gathering, treating, and compression services to producers. The Northeast G&P segment includes natural gas gathering and processing and NGL fractionation businesses. Atlantic-Gulf segment includes its interstate natural gas pipeline, Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (Transco), and natural gas gathering and processing and crude oil production handling and transportation. The NGL & Petchem Services segment includes its 88.5% interest in an olefins production facility in Geismar, Louisiana, along with an RGP Splitter and various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Pipelines
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WPZ
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $37.44
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.68
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.91
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 1.00
  • Market Cap: $21.97B
  • Beta: 1.03
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.57 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.5 EPS
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Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) Chart for Monday, July, 25, 2016