Western Midstream Partners (WES) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.35 (+0.98%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
762,679 shs
Average Volume
1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$13.68 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Western Midstream Partners MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.17 Rating Score
14.8% Downside
$30.64 Price Target
Short Interest
3.04% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.78mentions of Western Midstream Partners in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$324,895 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.44 to $3.52 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.28 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

160th out of 234 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

12th out of 18 stocks

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About Western Midstream Partners Stock (NYSE:WES)

Western Midstream Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a midstream energy company primarily in the United States. It is involved in gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering and disposing produced water. The company also buys and sells natural gas, NGLs, and condensate. It operates assets located in Texas, New Mexico, the Rocky Mountains, and North-central Pennsylvania. Western Midstream Holdings, LLC operates as the general partner of the company. The company was formerly known as Western Gas Equity Partners, LP and changed its name to Western Midstream Partners, LP in February 2019. Western Midstream Partners, LP was incorporated in 2007 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.

WES Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Natural gas transmission
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
12 Analysts


Net Income
$1.02 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.11 billion
Cash Flow
$4.30 per share
Book Value
$7.98 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$13.58 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Michael P. Ure (Age 46)
    President, CEO & Director - Western Midstream Holdings LLC
    Comp: $2.93M
  • Ms. Kristen S. Shults (Age 39)
    Senior VP & CFO - Western Midstream Holdings LLC
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Christopher B. Dial (Age 46)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Western Midstream Holdings, LLC
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Mr. Robert W. BourneMr. Robert W. Bourne (Age 68)
    Senior VP & Chief Commercial Officer of Western Midstream Holdings, LLC
    Comp: $1.48M
  • Mr. Alejandro O. Nebreda (Age 49)
    Senior Vice President of Business Services - Western Midstream Holdings LLC
    Comp: $1.41M
  • Ms. Catherine A. Green (Age 49)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer of Western Midstream Holdings, LLC
    Comp: $1.43M
  • Mr. Keith Herndon
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Daniel Edwards Jenkins IV
    Director of Investor Relations - Western Midstream Holdings LLC
  • Mr. Jonathan A. Greenberg
    Vice President of Corporate Development - Western Midstream Holdings LLC
  • Ms. Crystal J. Sled
    Senior VP of Human Capital Mgmt., Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion - Western Midstream Holdings LLC

WES Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Western Midstream Partners stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Midstream Partners in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" WES shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WES, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Western Midstream Partners' stock price target for 2024?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Western Midstream Partners' shares. Their WES share price targets range from $25.00 to $36.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $30.64 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.8%.
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How have WES shares performed in 2024?

Western Midstream Partners' stock was trading at $29.26 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, WES shares have increased by 22.9% and is now trading at $35.95.
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Are investors shorting Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,850,000 shares, a drop of 19.8% from the March 15th total of 7,290,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Western Midstream Partners' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
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How can I listen to Western Midstream Partners' earnings call?

Western Midstream Partners will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 9th at 2:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Western Midstream Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The pipeline company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.04. The pipeline company earned $858.21 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $850.23 million. Western Midstream Partners had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.58% and a net margin of 32.72%. Western Midstream Partners's quarterly revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.85 EPS.

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

Western Midstream Partners declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.875 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $3.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 30th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58.
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Is Western Midstream Partners a good dividend stock?

Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) pays an annual dividend of $2.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.44%. WES has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 88.46%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, WES will have a dividend payout ratio of 65.34% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Western Midstream Partners own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Midstream Partners investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are Western Midstream Partners' major shareholders?

Western Midstream Partners' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.75%), CUSHING ASSET MANAGEMENT LP dba NXG INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (0.39%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.37%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.10%), Maryland State Retirement & Pension System (0.04%) and GraniteShares Advisors LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Kenneth F Owen, Lisa A Stewart, Petroleum Corp /De/ Occidental and Robert W Bourne.
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How do I buy shares of Western Midstream Partners?

Shares of WES stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:WES) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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