NYSE:WES - Western Gas Partners Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$49.62 +0.44 (+0.89 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$49.62
Today's Range$48.22 - $49.95
52-Week Range$38.35 - $53.44
Volume591,285 shs
Average Volume667,969 shs
Market Capitalization$7.57 billion
P/E Ratio38.17
Dividend Yield7.97%
Western Gas Partners, LP acquires, develops, owns, and operates midstream energy assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas. It is involved in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil. Western Gas Holdings, LLC serves as the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Cash Flow$5.3126 per share
Book Value$23.58 per share


Net Income$567.48 million


Market Cap$7.57 billion

Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Gas Partners' stock symbol?

Western Gas Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WES."

How often does Western Gas Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.98 per share on Wednesday, February 13th. This represents a $3.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 31st. This is an increase from Western Gas Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.97. View Western Gas Partners' Dividend History.

How were Western Gas Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The pipeline company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.65. The pipeline company earned $557.79 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $521.78 million. Western Gas Partners had a return on equity of 12.78% and a net margin of 24.11%. Western Gas Partners's quarterly revenue was down 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.39 EPS. View Western Gas Partners' Earnings History.

When is Western Gas Partners' next earnings date?

Western Gas Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Western Gas Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Western Gas Partners' share price to reach $51.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Gas Partners.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Western Gas Partners?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Gas Partners in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Western Gas Partners.

Has Western Gas Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WES stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the pipeline company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Western Gas Partners' key competitors?

Who are Western Gas Partners' key executives?

Western Gas Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 49)
  • Mr. Philip H. Peacock, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 47)
  • Mr. Donald R. Sinclair, Sr. Advisor (Age 62)
  • Ms. Robin H. Fielder, Pres, CEO & Director of Western Gas Holding, LLC
  • Ms. Gennifer F. Kelly, Sr. VP & COO, Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 45)

Who are Western Gas Partners' major shareholders?

Western Gas Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (10.34%), Alps Advisors Inc. (6.52%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (5.65%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.81%), RR Advisors LLC (1.07%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.74%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Gas Partners.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., RR Advisors LLC, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Citigroup Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alps Advisors Inc., Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, Zimmer Partners LP, HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC and Jennison Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

How do I buy shares of Western Gas Partners?

Shares of WES can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Gas Partners' stock price today?

One share of WES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.62.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $7.57 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $567.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.30 on an earnings per share basis. Western Gas Partners employs 438 workers across the globe.

What is Western Gas Partners' official website?

The official website for Western Gas Partners is http://www.westerngas.com.

How can I contact Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners' mailing address is 1201 LAKE ROBBINS DRIVE, THE WOODLANDS TX, 77380. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at 832-636-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Gas Partners (NYSE WES)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  428 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  760
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Gas Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WES will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WES will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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