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NYSE:WESWestern Midstream Partners Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.47 (+4.75 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.36
50-Day Range
MA: $9.89
52-Week Range
Now: $10.36
Volume1.69 million shs
Average Volume3.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.60 billion
P/E Ratio15.01
Dividend Yield12.54%
Western Midstream Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, engages in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, stabilizing, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil primarily in the United States. It is also involved in the gathering and disposing of produced water; and buying and selling of natural gas. The company was formerly known as Western Gas Equity Partners, LP and changed its name to Western Midstream Partners, LP in February 2019. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. Western Midstream Partners, LP is a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.75 billion
Cash Flow$2.75 per share
Book Value$7.38 per share


Net Income$697.24 million


Market Cap$4.60 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
+0.47 (+4.75 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Midstream Partners' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Midstream Partners' stock was trading at $6.70 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WES stock has increased by 54.6% and is now trading at $10.36.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Western Midstream Partners?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Midstream Partners in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How were Western Midstream Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:WES) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 10th. The pipeline company reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.10. The pipeline company had revenue of $671.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $669.91 million. Western Midstream Partners had a return on equity of 28.50% and a net margin of 11.48%. Western Midstream Partners's revenue for the quarter was down 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.37 earnings per share.
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How often does Western Midstream Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 16th. Investors of record on Friday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.311 per share on Thursday, August 13th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 12.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 30th.
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What price target have analysts set for WES?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Western Midstream Partners' stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Western Midstream Partners' share price to reach $17.59 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 69.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has Western Midstream Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WES stock has trended positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Midstream Partners earned a news sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,330,000 shares, a drop of 15.7% from the July 15th total of 9,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,920,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 4.4% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Western Midstream Partners' key competitors?

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 LP Unit (ET), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), AbbVie (ABBV), Ford Motor (F), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Western Midstream Partners' key executives?

Western Midstream Partners' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer of Western Gas Equity Holding, LLC (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael P. Ure, Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Craig W. Collins, Sr. VP & COO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jonathon E. VandenBrand, Director of Investor Relations
  • John D. Montanti, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. of Western Midstream Holdings, LLC

What is Western Midstream Partners' stock symbol?

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

Who are Western Midstream Partners' major shareholders?

Western Midstream Partners' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alps Advisors Inc. (5.53%), UBS Group AG (1.24%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.14%), Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.10%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.21%) and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.19%). Company insiders that own Western Midstream Partners stock include David J Tudor, James R Crane and Michael Ure.
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Which institutional investors are selling Western Midstream Partners stock?

WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alps Advisors Inc., Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Dividend Assets Capital LLC, Creative Planning, Texas Yale Capital Corp., M&T Bank Corp, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Midstream Partners stock?

WES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, First Trust Advisors LP, UBS Group AG, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Cincinnati Insurance Co., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Adams Asset Advisors LLC, and Virtu Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought Western Midstream Partners stock in the last two years include James R Crane, and Michael Ure.
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How do I buy shares of Western Midstream 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Midstream Partners' stock price today?

One share of WES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.36.

How big of a company is Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners has a market capitalization of $4.60 billion and generates $2.75 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $697.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.59 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Western Midstream Partners' official website?

The official website for Western Midstream Partners is www.westernmidstream.com.

How can I contact Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream 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]

This page was last updated on 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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