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NYSE:WESWestern Midstream Partners Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.50 (+15.46 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.20
50-Day Range
MA: $7.72
52-Week Range
Now: $11.20
Volume4.67 million shs
Average Volume2.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.97 billion
P/E Ratio16.23
Dividend Yield12.82%
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: 4.1Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.84 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas transmission



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.75 billion
Cash Flow$3.03 per share
Book Value$7.38 per share


Net Income$697.24 million


Market Cap$4.97 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)

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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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WES shares have increased by 67.2% and is now trading at $11.20. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Western Midstream Partners?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Midstream Partners in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Western Midstream Partners.

When is Western Midstream Partners' next earnings date?

Western Midstream Partners is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Western Midstream Partners.

How were Western Midstream Partners' earnings last quarter?

Western Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:WES) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 5th. The pipeline company reported ($0.58) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $1.08. The pipeline company had revenue of $774.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $709.78 million. Western Midstream Partners had a return on equity of 28.50% and a net margin of 11.48%. The firm's revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.30 EPS. View Western Midstream Partners' earnings history.

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, April 20th. Investors of record on Friday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.311 per share on Thursday, May 14th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 30th. View Western Midstream Partners' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WES?

14 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Western Midstream Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Western Midstream Partners' share price to reach $18.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 68.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Western Midstream Partners.

Has Western Midstream Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WES stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Midstream Partners earned a media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutWestern Midstream Partners.

Are investors shorting Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,110,000 shares, a drop of 9.4% from the April 30th total of 7,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,800,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Western Midstream Partners' Current Options Chain.

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), NGL Energy Partners (NGL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP), Williams Companies (WMB), DCP Midstream (DCP) 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alps Advisors Inc. (5.88%), Invesco Ltd. (3.89%), Morgan Stanley (2.63%), Morgan Stanley (2.63%), Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. (2.26%) and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.37%). Company insiders that own Western Midstream Partners stock include David J Tudor, James R Crane and Michael Ure. View institutional ownership trends for Western Midstream Partners.

Which major investors are selling Western Midstream Partners stock?

WES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C., Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, UBS Group AG, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, RR Advisors LLC, Cohen & Steers Inc., and Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Midstream Partners.

Which major investors are buying Western Midstream Partners stock?

WES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Citigroup Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Zimmer Partners LP, Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC, and Barings LLC. Company insiders that have bought Western Midstream Partners stock in the last two years include James R Crane, and Michael Ure. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Midstream Partners.

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 $11.20.

How big of a company is Western Midstream Partners?

Western Midstream Partners has a market capitalization of $4.97 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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