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

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$44.55 -0.04 (-0.09 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.59
Today's Range$43.94 - $44.81
52-Week Range$38.35 - $54.40
Volume776,051 shs
Average Volume628,422 shs
Market Capitalization$6.90 billion
P/E Ratio34.27
Dividend Yield8.62%
Beta1.28
Western 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.

Receive WES News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WES and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
Current SymbolNYSE:WES
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone832-636-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25
Current Ratio0.75
Quick Ratio0.75

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio34.27
Forward P/E Ratio34.80
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Price / Sales3.02
Cash Flow$5.0453 per share
Price / Cash8.83
Book Value$23.87 per share
Price / Book1.87

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.30
Net Income$567.48 million
Net Margins24.11%
Return on Equity12.78%
Return on Assets5.62%

Miscellaneous

Employees438
Outstanding Shares152,610,000
Market Cap$6.90 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.965 per share on Tuesday, November 13th. This represents a $3.86 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.66%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. This is a boost from Western Gas Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.95. 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, October, 30th. The pipeline company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.28. The pipeline company earned $507.76 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $472.96 million. Western Gas Partners had a return on equity of 12.78% and a net margin of 24.11%. The business's revenue was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.38 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 Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Western Gas Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

13 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Western Gas Partners' stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Western Gas Partners' share price to reach $53.0769 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% 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 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Western Gas Partners.

Has Western Gas Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WES stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (10.68%), Alps Advisors Inc. (5.79%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (5.77%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (3.67%), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (2.57%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.30%). 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 Zimmer Partners LP, Bank of Montreal Can, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Taylor Wealth Management Partners, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Spirit of America Management Corp NY and Castleark Management LLC. 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 OppenheimerFunds Inc., Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., RR Advisors LLC, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Advisory Research Inc. and Alps Advisors 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 $44.55.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $6.90 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  421 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  319 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  740
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 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel