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

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$45.96 +0.76 (+1.68 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.20
Today's Range$45.21 - $46.33
52-Week Range$38.35 - $54.40
Volume55,099 shs
Average Volume624,280 shs
Market Capitalization$6.93 billion
P/E Ratio35.33
Dividend Yield8.50%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission
Current SymbolNYSE:WES
Previous Symbol


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


Trailing P/E Ratio35.33
Forward P/E Ratio37.67
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.25 billion
Price / Sales3.12
Cash Flow$5.1815 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.87
Book Value$23.58 per share
Price / Book1.95


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


Outstanding Shares152,610,000
Market Cap$6.93 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 Wednesday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.965 per share on Tuesday, November 13th. This represents a $3.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 30th. This is an increase 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) released its quarterly earnings results 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 had revenue of $507.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $472.96 million. Western Gas Partners had a net margin of 24.11% and a return on equity of 12.78%. Western Gas Partners's revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. 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 twelve-month price objectives for Western Gas Partners' shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Western Gas Partners' stock price to reach $53.0769 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% 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?

Media headlines about WES stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Gas Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 major 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, Morgan Stanley, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Taylor Wealth Management Partners and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Gas Partners.

Which major investors are buying Western Gas Partners stock?

WES stock was bought 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 $46.27.

How big of a company is Western Gas Partners?

Western Gas Partners has a market capitalization of $6.93 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:  320 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  741
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 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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