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NYSE:WES

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

$34.07
-0.26 (-0.76%)
(As of 12:57 PM ET)
Today's Range
$33.95
$34.54
50-Day Range
$27.72
$34.35
52-Week Range
$23.79
$35.04
Volume
419,310 shs
Average Volume
1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization
$12.96 billion
P/E Ratio
13.10
Dividend Yield
6.75%
Price Target
$30.75

Western Midstream Partners MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.23 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.9% Downside
$30.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.24% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.39mentions of Western Midstream Partners in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$237,720 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.04%
From $3.43 to $3.50 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

170th out of 239 stocks

Natural Gas Transmission Industry

13th 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. It also buys and sells natural gas, NGLs, and condensate. The company 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

Ex-Dividend for 2/13 Dividend
1/31/2024
Dividend Payable
2/13/2024
Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas transmission
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
1,377
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$30.75
High Stock Price Target
$36.00
Low Stock Price Target
$25.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-10.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.23
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.02 billion
Pretax Margin
33.88%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

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

Miscellaneous

Free Float
380,332,000
Market Cap
$13.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.83
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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?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Midstream Partners in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 5 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?

13 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Western Midstream Partners' stock. Their WES share price targets range from $25.00 to $36.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $30.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%.
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How have WES shares performed in 2024?

Western Midstream Partners' stock was trading at $29.26 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WES stock has increased by 16.6% and is now trading at $34.13.
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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 1st 2024.
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How were Western Midstream Partners' earnings last quarter?

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

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 Monday, January 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, February 1st will be given a dividend of $0.575 per share on Tuesday, February 13th. This represents a $2.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 31st.
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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 6.70%. 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 65.71% 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Blackstone Inc. (3.35%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.93%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.93%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.65%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.30%) and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (0.86%). Insiders that own company stock include Kenneth F Owen, 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 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff