NYSE:WES - Western Gas Partners Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$49.94 +0.13 (+0.26 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 01:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.05
Today's Range$49.69 - $50.17
52-Week Range$40.44 - $54.40
Volume4,488 shs
Average Volume426,716 shs
Market Capitalization$7.60 billion
P/E Ratio38.33
Dividend Yield7.51%
Western Gas Partners logoWestern Gas Partners LP engages in the owning, operating, acquiring, and developing of midstream energy assets. It involves in the gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil. The company was founded in August 2007 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08
Current Ratio1.53
Quick Ratio1.53


Trailing P/E Ratio38.33
Forward P/E Ratio22.29
P/E Growth3.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Price / Sales3.39
Cash Flow$5.1326 per share
Price / Cash9.73
Book Value$23.58 per share
Price / Book2.12


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30
Net Income$567.48 million
Net Margins28.35%
Return on Equity15.44%
Return on Assets7.57%


Outstanding Shares152,600,000
Market Cap$7,601.11

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.95 per share on Monday, August 13th. This represents a $3.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.63%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 31st. This is a positive change from Western Gas Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.94. View Western Gas Partners' Dividend History.

How were Western Gas Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.10. The pipeline company earned $437.17 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $622.09 million. Western Gas Partners had a return on equity of 15.44% and a net margin of 28.35%. The company's revenue was down 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.01 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, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

12 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Western Gas Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Western Gas Partners' share price to reach $53.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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:
  • Benjamin Matthew Fink, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Gennifer F. Kelly, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Jaime R. Casas, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior VP
  • Philip H. Peacock, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Has Western Gas Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WES stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 48.83 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Western Gas Partners' major shareholders?

Western Gas Partners' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (1.84%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.69%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.29%), Creative Planning (0.05%), Clinton Group Inc. (0.02%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.02%). Company insiders that own Western Gas Partners stock include David J Tudor and James R Crane. 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, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Clinton Group Inc., Creative Planning, Adams Asset Advisors LLC, Lucas Capital Management and Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spirit of America Management Corp NY, Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc. and Diversified Trust Co. 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 $49.83.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $7.60 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.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  394 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  676
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 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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