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

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$44.37 -1.47 (-3.21 %)
(As of 09/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.84
Today's Range$44.26 - $45.99
52-Week Range$40.44 - $54.40
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume588,427 shs
Market Capitalization$7.00 billion
P/E Ratio34.12
Dividend Yield8.29%
Western Gas Partners logoWestern 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. Western Gas Partners LP is a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.13
Current Ratio0.51
Quick Ratio0.51


Trailing P/E Ratio34.12
Forward P/E Ratio24.25
P/E Growth4.18

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Price / Sales3.01
Cash Flow$4.9575 per share
Price / Cash8.95
Book Value$23.58 per share
Price / Book1.88


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30
Net Income$567.48 million
Net Margins22.80%
Return on Equity12.18%
Return on Assets5.68%


Outstanding Shares152,610,000
Market Cap$7.00 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 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 8.56%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 31st. This is an increase 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The pipeline company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.02. The pipeline company earned $435.95 million during the quarter. Western Gas Partners had a net margin of 22.80% and a return on equity of 12.18%. 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, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Western Gas Partners' shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Western Gas Partners' share price to reach $53.9231 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Western Gas Partners.

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

13 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Western Gas Partners.

Are investors shorting Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,495,931 shares, a decrease of 38.4% from the August 15th total of 2,428,642 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 532,234 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Western Gas Partners' Current Options Chain.

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. Benjamin M. Fink, Pres, CEO & Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jaime R. Casas, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 48)
  • Mr. Philip H. Peacock, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. of Western Gas Holdings, LLC (Age 46)
  • Mr. Donald R. Sinclair, Sr. Advisor (Age 61)
  • 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (9.80%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (6.07%), Alps Advisors Inc. (5.46%), Alps Advisors Inc. (5.45%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.39%) and Chickasaw Capital Management LLC (1.92%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Gas Partners.

Which major investors are selling Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC and Clinton Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

Which major investors are buying Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., First Republic Investment Management Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Starr International Co. Inc.. 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 $44.37.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $7.00 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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  414 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  722
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 9/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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